Katia Najjar



Katia Najjar

Business Development

Current Location

London, UK

Katia is available for work

➢ 13+ work experience, 10 years in hotel management ➢ 4+ years self-employed (entrepreneur) ➢ Sales Expertise ➢ Business Development ➢ Launched own brand (in Dubai since 2011) and managed two own boutiques ➢ Hotel Management, Les Roches, Switzerland ➢ Sales Transformation Certification ➢ Certified in Customer Service Excellence

  • Brands Katia has worked with
    • Poupette À la Plage
    • Magazine
    • Hotels
    • Hotel le Bristol
    • Home Bakery Llc
    • Marriott Champs Elysees
    • Beirut Marriott
Work Preference
Location Preference

To be discussed

Work Pattern

Open to Full time or Part time work

Employment Preference
  • Permanent Positions

Founder, Creative & Business Development Director

Poupette À la Plage

Sep 2022 - Dec 2022

Set up a local, UAE compliant trading LLC, then licensed to sell Poupette à la plage
•Sales Turnover of 120k per shop
•Opened 2 stores and expanded shop-in-shop presence in 15 hotels and high-end r...

Business Development-Canvas


Mar 2022 - Dec 2022

Developed and generated new business via advertisement inserts secured a full year coverage
•Involvement in Women Networking groups to maximize new business opportunities

Group Operation Manager-Convo


Aug 2020 - Jun 2021

Pre-opening Convo 336: Select, hiring and train the appropriate profile
•Achieved the Budget in Covid Period by having long stayer guests and signing a yearly contract of 100K with companies that be...

C&E Manager

Hotel le Bristol

Feb 2018 - May 2020

Managed day to day operations of the banquet facility
•Negotiated pricing including sales minimums and menu pricing
•Prepared the annual Budget, Monthly forecast update
•Exceeded the Target the fi...

Business Consultant

Home Bakery Llc

Oct 2016 - Jun 2017

Established the HR functions in terms of policies and procedures
•Revised salaries to align with the Market thus reducing the cost
•Recruited of 23 employees for the opening of new cafés in Abu Dha...

  • Customer Centric Solutions


  • Leadership Communication


  • Problem Solving


  • Decision-Making


  • Planning Budgeting & Forecasting


  • communication skills


  • Interpersonal Relationships


  • Flexibility Training








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