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COO - Chief Operating Officer

Global Bankers Search and Selection

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP509-71

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

COO – Chief Operating Officer – Dubai, UAE (Energy Services Industry).


Reporting to the CEO – you will be responsible for Corporate Strategy, Operational Planning & Project Management, Development Projects, Leadership, Production Management, Stakeholder Management & Partnerships, Organisational Capability Development, Performance Management, Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures, and Health, Security, Safety and Environment.

• Review the Operations Management System and Safety Management System ensuring that both are optimal for the Operating environment.
• Review the Operational capabilities of the Operating Business Units in KSA, Oman and Turkmenistan and ensure that they are fit for purpose and that the Corporate Operations Management System and Safety Management System are being adhered to.
• Take on Leadership of the Projects and manage the Contractors and firms Employees to ensure that the Project is operated smoothly and effectively.


Key Requirements:

• Minimum 15 years’ experience in Energy Services, with an Engineering Degree followed by a Technical Career.
• Will have led as Production Manager, Asset Manager, Operations Manager, Country Manager, COO or equivalent role.
• At least five years’ experience operating in challenging environments
• At least five years’ experience in a Senior Management role with responsibility with the leadership of a large multi-disciplinary workforce with direct reports at the Executive/Director level.
• Strong Leadership capabilities to include building People Capability, Leading Change and driving Results
• In-depth knowledge of Energy Services Industry ideally with exposure with Thru-Tubing Tools, Coiled Tubing Units, Advanced Snubbing & Work Over Units; Specialized Fishing Tools, Thru-Tubing Cutting Systems, and Scale Removal Systems
• Excellent understanding of related Contracts
• Excellent Project Management, Planning and Execution Skills.
• Thorough understanding of HSE Processes and the practical implementation thereof
• Strategic Thinking
• Business Planning
• Project Management Skills
• Operations Leadership
• Change Management
• Technology Planning
• Relationship Management
• Decision Making
• Cultural Sensitivity

If suitable and interested in this excellent opportunity, please forward updated CV’s in word.doc format for review. Alternatively, should you know anyone suitable and interested, please kindly refer across. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5-7 working days.

About the Company

Global Bankers Search & Selection Ltd provides specialist recruitment services to Clients in the Banking and Financial Services sector. We work with a diverse range of Organisations and have an excellent track-record of identifying and attracting high-calibre, mid senior executive level Candidates based globally for Permanent, Interim and Contract positions. We also offer a comprehensive, bespoke Search and Selection and Mapping Service.

Our Consultants are experienced professionals with an in-depth knowledge of the industry, so they fully understand the kinds of challenges you face. Our searches span the UK / GCC / MENA / Far East / Asia Pacific Regions. Our network of contacts includes talented professionals within, but not limited to, the following specialisms:

     Finance & Accounting
     Investment Banking / Investment Management
     Retail Banking
     Islamic Banking
     Corporate & Commercial Banking
     Private Banking & Wealth Management 
     IT into Finance
     HR into Banking & Finance
     Mortgage & Secured Loans Brokerages 
     Lenders & Packagers

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