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Our client, a global leader in Marine Engineering solutions, is seeking a General Manager to join their Middle East operation. This position will be based in Dubai with travel to Abu Dhabi and across the region. This individual will be responsible for the commercial and operational management, development, and growth of the companies’ Middle East business.

The ideal candidate for this role will come from a background in consulting preferably with a focus on engineering specifically marine engineering. It is imperative that the General Manager shows true entrepreneurial spirit and will have proven experience working in project led environment. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day running of the company, including liaison with local partner business on any issues, or process implementation.
  • Ownership and responsibility for the full P&L.
  • Focus on the growth of the company but ensuring robust sales and marketing practices are implemented.
  • Building key relationships with potential and existing clients, create proactive business practices.
  • Work with the board to work on growth strategy for the business across the region, including identifying new business opportunities.
  • Lead and develop the team and take responsibility for new team hires.
  • Coordination with client and consultants in all matters relating to engineering plans, calculations, designs, and product specifications.
  • Provide technical guidance to other engineers working on company projects.
  • Ensure regular competitor analysis is completed to understand the company’s position in the market.
  • Work on multiple projects at once at different stages, from onboarding to completion.
  • Be prepared to work on ad hoc projects as they arise and take a hands-on approach and attitude in the role.

This is an exciting position for someone currently working on consulting to move to a management position in industry. You will be part of a global business with ambitious growth plans and will play a key role in the expansion. 

If you have the relevant experience and this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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