General Manager (Construction Company)

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-7770

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Seeking a highly skilled and experienced General Manager to provide strategic leadership and oversight to the construction operations. The General Manager will be responsible for driving growth, optimizing performance, and ensuring the overall success and profitability of the projects.

Client Details

Our client is a leading and one of the largest overall construction contracting companies in the KSA region. They focus on large scale and prestigious projects and this will be an opportunity to be exposed to some of the most important projects across the Kingdom.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide strategic direction and leadership within the organization, setting clear goals, objectives, and performance metrics in alignment with the company's vision and mission.
• Oversee various aspects of the company's operations, including project management, business development, finance, human resources, and administration.
• Develop and implement business strategies and plans to drive growth, profitability, and sustainable competitive advantage in the construction industry.
• Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients, partners, suppliers, and other stakeholders to enhance the company's reputation and foster long-term business partnerships.
• Lead and mentor a high-performing team of managers and employees, promoting a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.
• Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and regulatory developments to identify emerging opportunities and risks, and adjust business strategies accordingly.
• Oversee the development and implementation of effective risk management strategies to mitigate operational, financial, and legal risks.
• Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards governing construction operations and business practices.
• Prepare and present regular reports, updates, and financial analysis to the board of directors and senior management team.
• Drive innovation and process improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and execute marketing and sales strategies to expand the company's client base and market share.
• Represent the company at industry events, conferences, and networking forums to promote brand awareness and establish thought leadership.

Job Offer

This is an opportunity to advance within this market leader. A competitive remuneration package with associated/industry related benefits.


The successful candidate will have:

• Bachelor in Civil Engineering or related field
• MBA or post-graduate Degree would be advantageous
• Additional certificates such as PMP
• 25 years experience in management of construction company with experience in KSA/GCC
• Strong English and Arabic communications skills

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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