Development Director - Hospitality

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
25 Jun 2018
24 Jul 2018
Project Manager
Job Type

Our client is a leading developer who has an urgent requirement for a Development Director to join their team in Dubai and oversee the development team on all their hospitality projects across stages from conception through to completion.  This role will oversee all aspects of building, design, permitting and construction as well as all phases of development including site visits, predevelopment, proposing/securing funding for projects, finance, work with/review feasibilities, manage and overview of the planning, design and construction stages.  Candidates applying for this role must have at least 15 years' experience and must have extensive experience in the hospitality sector.


• Oversee all aspects of building, design, permitting and construction 

• Work with the Development team to implement strategic priorities for the company projects in terms of commercial management, project management, finance management as well as managing necessary stakeholders 

• Coordinate and work with all design consultants, PMC's, contractors, stakeholders, financial contributors, authorities, etc as required by the project 

• Develop schedules and budgets for assigned projects 

• Identify and evaluate alternative solutions to best meet program goals 


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant subject
  • Minimum 15 years experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Middle East
  • Experience with a client based developer is a bonus