Director of Lodging and Development - Middle East Property Group

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  • Location: , Middle-East
  • Post Date: Jun 11, 2024

Job Overview

We are seeking a visionary leader with a passion for reshaping the hospitality landscape in the Middle East? Here's your opportunity to drive innovation and excellence as the Director of Lodging and Development, specialising in the hospitality industry with a strong focus on the hotel markets of 4-5 star properties across the region.

About the Client:

Our client is managing a wide and diverse portfolio of Hotels, Resorts and general hospitality service companies and a dedication to excellence and operations. The client wants to elevate their brand identities and expand their footprint across the Middle East.

Key Responsibilities:

As the Director of Lodging and Development, you'll be at the helm of our strategic initiatives, leveraging your expertise to drive success in the following areas:

Leading the strategic development of new developments, property branding initiatives, leveraging insights from our detailed Market & Financial Feasibility model and Hospitality Market Research Database.

Spearheading the acquisition and rebranding of hotels and properties, overseeing the entire process from feasibility analysis to implementation.

Promoting a diverse portfolio of hospitality-based services, identifying opportunities for expansion and differentiation in the market.

Developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure consistency and excellence in operations across all properties.

Creating a Market Assessment Tool to evaluate new development and hospitality service opportunities, enabling informed decision-making and strategic planning.


  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, or a related field. MBA preferred.
  • Proven track record of success in lodging and development roles, with a focus on property branding and market expansion in the Middle East.
  • Deep understanding of market dynamics and consumer trends in the Middle East hospitality industry.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve ambitious goals.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with a keen eye for detail and a strategic mindset.

Join the Executive Team:

If you're a dynamic and forward-thinking leader ready to make an impact in the Middle East hospitality sector, we want to hear from you! 

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're the perfect fit for this role.

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