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General Manager



Ref: GP186-3972

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with one of our clients within the Oil and Gas services sector. Our client is a listed entity and is looking to hire a General Manager to lead its team based in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The General Manager will promote and market the company while overseeing the smooth running of the business. This role requires a customer-focused candidate with strong relationship building skills who will conduct regular customer visits to ensure the business and revenue growth is positive year on year. You will plan and direct the work activities of staff, guide and mentor colleagues across departments, resolving work-related issues. The General Manager will set goals and deadlines for the department, liaise with and assist all company team units and action any requests. You will closely monitor processes and implement change to improve efficiency. You will also complete annual financial plans and support the finance department when required.


The successful candidate should be educated to Degree or High School Diploma level preferably fluent in English, Azerbaijani and Russian. Experience in the marine, inspection and / or Oil & Gas industry would be advantageous but not mandatory. You should have excellent interpersonal and team management skills with strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making abilities. You should also be highly proficient with MS Office, particularly Word and Excel, with strong written and verbal skills. This role requires a high level of accuracy in preparing information and attention to detail. You should have experience in finance particularly accounts payable and accounts receivable and ISO9001 requirements as well as knowledge of local legislation (tax, labour, civil etc.). This is a fantastic opportunity to join a multinational growing business.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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