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Executive Director, Commercial

  • Permanent
  • London, UK
  • 16936

Senior Director, Commercial Operations (Real Estate)

Permanent, full-time, relocation opportunity – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


About the role:

On behalf of our client, The Management Recruitment Group has been retained exclusively to appoint to the post of Senior Director, Commercial Operations (Real Estate) for a giga-project based in Saudi Arabia. This role will be responsible for leading the creation and implementation of strategy for Sales & Leasing, Property Management, Estate Management and Tenant Relations across a regional development project which is currently in early stages of development.



Our client is at the very start of a multi-year programme with a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of projects. We are currently sourcing for their newest scheme, a project consisting of residential, leisure, hospitality, world-class destination, and resort assets.


With some projects started and others still requiring funding and business case preparation, this is a multi-faceted role requiring a full range of skills and capabilities.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Strategy development – creating systems and processes for essentially a new start-up organisation, as it related to all commercial activities.
  • Sales and Leasing – develop and execute strategies to maximise revenue for residential sales as well as achieving high leasing rates for leasable assets.
  • Property Management – leading the development and implementation of property management strategies, ensuring processes are in place as assets are delivered from the development team
  • Estate Management – leading and developing strategies to ensure facilities management for leased and public assets are maintained in an efficient and economical manner.


You will need to be:

You will be an experienced estates / property executive with a real sense of adventure, seeking a challenge unlike anything else in the global market at present. As a relocation role, you will be able and willing to commit to a 3-year contract living in KSA.


As the successful candidate in this competition, you will bring 20+ years of experience in commercial real estate operations, covering property management, leasing and estate management. Your last five years will have been at a senior director level within a real estate or property organisation. You will have a relevant track record working to high standards, handling transformation and delivering on growth strategies.


A degree is a requirement of this position, ideally within a related field.


In return:

In return, you will be able to have direct oversight and responsibility for one of the world’s most exciting projects. You will be offered a generous compensation package, which will include a guaranteed high basic, bonus, pension, a sign-on bonus, and relocation. All living costs including accommodation, food, transport, laundry and housekeeping are covered, as well as a financial travel package to return to your point of origin.


What to do now:

For a confidential discussion, please contact Matthew Donovan ( of The Management Recruitment Group on +447964 465 343. Applications should consist of a CV and a relevant project list.


Campaign Timeline:

Applications are open until the role is filled. Estimated interview dates are mid-June 2022.

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