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Head of Corporate Services | Dubai

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Corporate Services


Attractive Tax-Free Cash Package + Incentive + Flight + Bonus


Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a leading corporate services provider, 17years in the region, whose offering includes relocation, immigration and corporate services. With their bespoke smart solutions and regional expertise, they assist companies and their employees from all over the world, including the UK, USA and Europe, with global mobility solutions and business setups.

At this time they are seeking to hire an experienced Head of Corporate Services to work in their HQ in Dubai. This position will be heading and managing the Corporate Services division, responsible for the development of business as well as managing their existing portfolio of clients. As the head of function, you will also be leading from the front, mentoring and managing a team of 6 and ensuring the quality of work your corporate services team provide is maintained to a high standard and best practices. There is a real opportunity with this position to take a lead in the strategy of the CS business, plus be an active member in the group leadership team.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver critical support and coordination role for the group, committed to high standards and quality. Responsible for ensuring the integrity and efficiency of company-wide information, business development, corporate services administration and governance systems/procedures. You will also deliver the effective co-ordination and provision of outstanding client service, managing client relationships to ensure consistent delivery of service excellence for the UAE and overseas operations, and in compliance with Company and governmental regulations, policies and procedures.

Responsibilities will include:

Business Development

  • Identifying new leads and potential markets, ensuring all leads are recorded in the sales database

  • Attend sales meetings with prospective clients, both local and overseas, overseeing the follow up discussions and   communication

  • Attend strategic networking events to promote the group's Corporate Services, building relationships and identifying prospective clients, following up with new contacts to arrange meetings

  • Manage the sales database, ensuring that all leads are recorded and up to date

  • Report sales leads, monitoring the conversion rates and turnaround times, identifying areas of improvement, recommending changes and implementing approved actions

  • Speak at events and attend international conferences and events as appropriate and target road trips at country level

  • Manage the Corporate Service operations and Business Development teams

Client relationship management

  • Oversee client relationships management, stepping in and acting if deemed necessary to maintain the group's point of difference as a client trusted advisor and subject matter expert, delivering  exceptional client service

  • Manage all client issues/concerns quickly and effectively to remain in positive standing and preserve credibility, ensuring   all steps are followed within the agreed timelines, following up with the client to ensure total client satisfaction

  • Oversee the survey satisfaction surveys, monitoring and reporting on achievements against satisfaction targets, making improvement recommendations, implementing approved enhancements

  • Lead the business development team in building positive and productive relationships with clients for business growth

  • Conduct spot check meetings with clients via phone calls, emails, video chats or in-person and up sell where appropriate

  • Attend and participate frequently in industry events and conferences to build up a strong professional network, maintain proximity to relevant market and represent company as a thought leader


  • Oversee the management of the Corporate Services team to ensure workflow is handled effectively and efficiently incompliance with policies and procedures and timelines

  • Monitor the onboarding of new clients to ensure their requirements have been established, information has been collated, options are researched, and company formation process is managed through to completion

  • Oversee client complaints to ensure they are resolved in a timely/effective manner and to the satisfaction of the client

  • Review departmental statistics, KPI’s or other data to determine the level of client service and approving necessary action to improve levels

  • Review and approve reports for clients to analyse workflow and service delivery

  • Review and approve quotes and proposals to clients

  • Review and approve presentations and sales display to ensure accuracy of data

  • Oversee the update and ongoing maintenance of registers in line with government regulations and company policies such as UBO, AML/CFT and PEP registers

  • Ensure annual and event driving filings are submitted to relevant jurisdictions on time such as ESR, UBO declarations, shareholder changes, banking reports, audited accounts

  • Oversee the communication with clients regarding the progression and status of assigned cases, ensuring clients are satisfied

  • Coordinate and monitor the status of cases with clients ensuring timely, quality service and compliance with company policies and government regulations.

  • Manage the CRM tool/trackers to ensure they are used to track and manage all work accurately and on time

  • Review and take action on high-level summaries of activity for management

  • Research new/changing rules and requirements and ensure that the SOPs are updated with accurate information

  • Build Relationships with all free zones and mainland with regard to corporate service requirements

Education/Experience Required:

To be considered for this position, candidates should meet the following criteria:


At least 10 years of experience in Corporate Services at management level in operational/business development roles

Educational Qualifications

Bachelors degree in related field (Preferrable)

Technical Qualifications (Preferrable)

STEP Qualification or similiar (Preferrable)

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Published Date:

9 March 2022 at 00:00:00

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