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The Company:

A large local family holding office based in Abu Dhabi

The Role:

The deputy CEO will be task in supporting the CEO in the overseeing the operational functionality of the many subsidiaries under the holding company. Due to a recent organizational change within the overall company, subsidiaries now report into the holding company under a decentralized management structure. Current CEO is more focused on strategy – the deputy CEO will look in more detail at the implementation and operational aspects of that strategy. A very light responsibilities list to follow as the roles is open for interpretation and adjustment.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the CEO in the day to day business operations
  • Handling and leading variable development short and long-term projects
  • Contributing to the process improvement and positive initiatives
  • Leading implementation of critical changes and strategic initiatives across the organization
  • Communicating effectively and building the right relationships with multiple stakeholders

Desired Qualifications & Skills Required

  • Minimum experience of 18 years
  • Minimum experience of 5 years in a similar role
  • Have a degree from a recognized university with an MBA to follow.
  • Background from a consultancy would be highly recommended
  • Strong understand of finance and financial analysis
  • Excellent operation management skills
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Detail Oriented
  • Team Oriented
  • Multi-tasking
  • Hands-on
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to travel as may be required

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