CEO – Heavy Equipment (Construction)

Riyadh , Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP265-439


The Role

My client is a large family owned business in Saudi Arabia. An opportunity has risen for a capable and experienced CEO within the heavy construction equipment to lead the newly formed business unit within a large group of companies.

Reporting to the Chairman, the CEO will be responsible for providing strategic direction, leadership and day to day management of the Strategic Business Unit to ensure its effective operations and performance as per the strategy and objectives set by the Board.
You will also be accountable for the achievement of SBU targets including P&L and adherence to Group-wide policies and decisions relating to the SBU.


Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

MBA is a plus.

A minimum of 10 - 15 years of relevant work experience, at least 5 of which must have been at senior management level in a similar industry.

Possess Leadership skills and People management skills

Decision making skills

Results orientation skills

Networking, relationship building and business development skills

Presentation, communication, influencing and negotiation skills

Knowledge of strategic planning processes, execution and monitoring

Knowledge of financial planning and management processes

Knowledge of core operations of the SBU (industry knowledge)

Arabic speakers are preferred but this is not essential

About the Company

TAAHEED deliver pioneering recruitment solutions and consultancy services to MENA organizations that believe human capital is the major driver in building a ‘best-in-class’ team or company.

TAAHEED offer Search & Selection, Project & Managed Service solutions across key practices, including;

• Construction & Development
• Banking & Financial Services
• Insurance
• IT & Telecommunications
• Engineering & Industry
• Shared Services (HR/Legal/Accountancy/Professional Support)
• Higher Education Recruitment / University (Faculty Staff)
• Media, Advertising,
• Marketing, PR & Communications
• Public Sector

TAAHEED also are the regions number one contributor to Emiratization initiatives.