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General Manager - Civil Engineer or Architect

BAC Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: MP450-1537

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is looking for a General Manager who has had previous experience as either a Civil Engineer or an Architect with minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in the fields of interiors fittings and decoration construction for the post of General Manager of a very established exhibitions stand fitting and pavilions + events construction company based in Dubai – UAE.

General Manager Job Duties:
• Increases management's effectiveness by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining managers; communicating values, strategies, and objectives; assigning accountabilities; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; developing incentives; developing a climate for offering information and opinions; providing educational opportunities.
• Develops strategic plan by studying technological and financial opportunities; presenting assumptions; recommending objectives.
• Accomplishes subsidiary objectives by establishing plans, budgets, and results measurements; allocating resources; reviewing progress; making mid-course corrections.
• Coordinates efforts by establishing procurement, production, marketing, field, and technical services policies and practices; coordinating actions with corporate staff.
• Builds company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, and employees; enforcing ethical business practices.
• Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


The candidate should have full knowledge in reading technical drawings and specifications to understand quantities requirements and materials in order to price, quote and tender for complete exhibitions, pavilions or events, etc. both indoor and outdoor.
You should also have knowledge in recruiting technical people, management and operations of the company and higher.
This manager should also have field experience and be willing to be on project sites and to supervise quality / control.

General Manager Skills and Qualifications:
Performance Management, Staffing, Management Proficiency, Coordination, Coaching, Developing Standards, Financial Planning and Strategy, Process Improvement, Decision Making, Strategic Planning, Quality Management

About the Company

BAC Middle East - the longest established professional recruitment consultancy in the UAE. Established in 1979, we have been at the forefront of the region's recruitment industry for 30 years and were the first firm of our type in the world to achieve ISO9001 certification: a reflection of our constant emphasis on quality and customer satisfaction.

With our well-developed infrastructure and staff strength, we are able to assist you with recruitment needs ranging from junior professionals through to middle and senior management, whatever your industry sector.

BAC's proven regional experience and resources can help ensure that you recruit the best available candidates and enjoy the many advantages of a managed recruitment process.

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