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    General Manager - Dubai

    Ably Resources - Dubai, UAE

    Ref. JB1826372

    Job Description

    Our client is currently seeking a dynamic individual with a proven track record in a Leadership Role at the level of a General Manager for a Facility with more than 200 employees. The successful candidate should have experience in successfully managing an entire facility and its P&L, sales plans, operations, customer satisfaction, finances, human resources, HSE, and quality. The facility is based in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai , United Arab Emirates.

    Key Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities:
    (Results this role is expected to accomplish)

    1. Must be a result oriented Senior Manager with Proven Experience in developing operational plans, financial plans, business plans, and budgets for managing facility performance.
    2. The candidate must have exposure to taking appropriate actions to ensure the aforementioned plans are met and developing & implementing LEAN Manufacturing processes and approaches within the facility.
    3. The position will be responsible for developing and implementing process improvements which continuously improve “on time delivery”, growth objectives, and operational efficiencies.
    4. The candidate would have to ensure compliance to Company and Group policies & practices and Government regulations in all facility activities and transactions.
    5. It would be a requirement that on a regular basis the General Manager interacts with Customers, Sales Teams, Engineering and Operational personnel to ensure that manufacturing and repair requirements are being made and business and financial goals are being met.
    6. Meet repeating deadlines and financial targets
    7. Commercially oriented, drives sales team to expand business

    Objectives & Measurement:
    Demonstrative Evidences on :
    1. Achievement of the KPIs set by the various departments
    2. Reduction of cost
    3. Target Zero LTAs
    4. Reduce Employee turnover ratio
    5. Customer Satisfaction (NPS Score)
    6. Meet Financial Objectives & Growth Plans
    7. Drive Incremental Business Growth
    8. Target Zero Defects
    9. Focused and motivated workforce

    General Information
    The position has up to 7 direct reports and reports in to the Regional Managing Director. Peers include other service center General Managers and functional directors within the region. We are offering an attractive tax free salary with full benefits (Paid Housing – Villa, medical insurance, annual airfare, child education, a fully maintained vehicle, and family status…)
    Nature, Scope and Requirements
    1. Technical sales and operations experience
    2. Strong product knowledge of rotating equipment, valves, operating machine shops, API pressure control equipment and OCTG knowledge will be an added advantage.
    3. Proven experience of Profit & Loss and delivery on budgets with Strong Commercial acumen
    4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, leadership skills and PC and presentation skills.
    5. Should possess the ability to drive change
    6. Previous experience in working within a multi-cultural environment and diverse workforce.
    7. Financial understanding to formulate and manage annual business plans
    8. Knowledge of MOVEX would be an added advantage
    Person Specification – Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications / Personal Attributes
    1. Engineering or Technical background preferably through a formal bachelor’s degree program or higher.
    2. Self-starter and ability to make technical and business decisions
    3. Results oriented “a go getter” and driven to over achieve budgets


    1. Engineering or Technical background preferably through a formal bachelor’s degree program or higher.
    2. Self-starter and ability to make technical and business decisions
    3. Results oriented “a go getter” and driven to over achieve budgets

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Company Industry:
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Employment Status:
    Full time
    Employment Type:
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 10 Max: 20
    Residence Location:
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma

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    About This Company

    Ably Resources are a market leading specialist recruitment group operating in the Oil & Gas and Technical & Engineering sectors. We have extensive experience of the UK & International markets and our clients are some of the most exciting and highly regarded businesses that operate in multiple locations globally. We partner with clients across the entire energy and technical value chain. Engineering | Design | Property & Infrastructure Oil & Gas (Upstream and Downstream) Drilling | Marine | Subsea + Subsurface We are dedicated to helping our clients create world-class capability and achieve their business objectives by securing the highest caliber candidates in the market. We have an established search process that produces results of a consistently high quality, and given our strong industry specialisation, we have earned a reputation for delivery. With a commitment to excellence, and a belief that rigor and thoroughness yield the best results, our diligence in identifying the right individuals for our clients is something we take very seriously. Ably Resources is committed to identifying and attracting exceptional talent that can truly impact our clients' corporate performance thus helping them to sustain a competitive advantage. We work to our clients' specific needs in order to select and secure proven, skilled and experienced candidates.