General Manager - Building Materials

Ashbrittle Recruitment


Ref: RP812-116

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Join one of the largest diversified construction groups in Bahrain, renowned for its commitment to excellence and innovation in the building materials sector.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced General Manager to oversee our operations in Manama, Bahrain. As the General Manager, you will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to our 4 factories covering precast concrete, crushing, sand, and steel. You will play a crucial role in driving profitability, operational efficiency, quality assurance, maintenance, and sales/business development initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage profit and loss for the assigned factories, ensuring financial targets are met or exceeded.
• Provide oversight of day-to-day operations, including production, logistics, quality control, and maintenance.
• Lead a team of approximately 250 indirect reports, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.
• Develop and execute sales and business development strategies to expand market share and drive revenue growth.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process optimization, cost reduction, and product innovation.
• Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, safety standards, and company policies.


• Previous experience working in the Middle East, with a deep understanding of the regional business landscape and cultural nuances.
• Proven track record of success in a similar capacity within a large building materials company. Exposure to precast concrete operations would be advantageous.
• Sales management experience would be advantageous, although a commercially astute operations background will also be considered.
• Exceptional leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve organizational goals.
• Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
• Suitably qualified in a relevant discipline.

• Competitive salary and full expat benefits package covering accommodation, vehicle, flights and medical insurance.
• Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a dynamic and growing organization.
• Work with a talented and diverse team in a collaborative and supportive environment.
• Access to cutting-edge technology and resources to drive innovation and excellence.

About the Company

Having been established since 1973, there is no recruitment company more experienced and better connected than Ashbrittle.

When you make a confidential application to Ashbrittle, you can be assured that we will make every possible endeavour to provide you with a well researched choice of job opportunities.

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General Manager salaries in Bahrain

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BHD 2,450

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