Manufacturing Enablers & Development Manager

Propel Consult

Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP127-2348

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Company - Remote Location

Our client is founded by the Saudi government to bring all communities together and develop all sectors and fields with innovative solutions. The organization generates over $24 million in sales and has over 850 companies and 700 employees.
They are currently looking for a Manufacturing Enablers & Development Manager to be based in Saudi Arabia.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Ensure the implementation of the function’s approved policies, procedures and processes
• Help review the operating model of the function to optimize operational effectiveness
• Help identify, recruit and develop resources to drive the mandate of the ‘Manufacturing Enablers’ function within International Manufacturing Investor Attraction
• Lead/support the development and implementation of all necessary enablers required for the Manufacturing Investor Attraction teams to succeed with the attraction of world-class manufacturers across the seven prioritized manufacturing clusters. Focus will be on (not exhaustive):
- Manufacturing regulations and policies
- Market access (e.g. preferential procurement and off-take guarantees)
- Workforce development
- Establishment of ‘Investor Care Center’ (one-stop-shop)
• Continuously improve and establish processes and frameworks to streamline the investor journey and build in necessary governance
• Close gaps / solve pain points in the investor journey by problem solving and developing new solutions (both for virtual and physical touchpoints)
• Represent the Manufacturing Sector and Investor Attraction function in numerous cross-functional projects by providing manufacturing requirements and subject matter expertise (E.g., development of other organization regions, quantification of energy and water requirements, and residential development projects)
• Offer expertise and support to manufacturing cluster leads in deal structuring and negotiation, where necessary


Qualification & Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree/ preferably a master’s from an accredited university in Business or Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering or related disciplines
• Master’s in Business Administration is an added advantage
• Extensive proven experience in strategy and business development in a wide array of fields
• Passionate about manufacturing and with a solid understanding of manufacturing ecosystems
• Experience from manufacturing footprint expansion decision making and understanding of key criteria influencing the decision-making process
• Exceptional project management skills and with a track record of successful development and implementation of cross-functional projects
• Strong team building and team management capabilities and with strong stakeholder management capabilities
• Good interpersonal skills and Senior Management Experience from Industry to enable engagement with Senior Executives with a view to developing business opportunities
• Good business acumen, financial & economic analysis/development, abstract problem solving and logical reasoning
• Preferred experience from strategic or business consulting, but with a few years industrial work experience
• Strong presentation skills and exceptional presentation preparation and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) capabilities
• Character and willingness to perform in a fast-paced, startup-like environment

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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PM salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 15,500

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