Job Description :
JENSEN HUGHES, a global leader in specialty engineering and life safety consulting, has an exciting newly created job opportunity for an Operational Vice President, Middle East.
The position will be located in Dubai, UAE and reports to President, Global Operations. The position will be responsible for the leadership and overall financial performance for several offices throughout the region located in UAE, KSA and Qatar.
These offices provide a full range of fire protection and life safety consulting services throughout the Middle Eastern Region with locations in the UAE, KSA and Qatar. Responsibilities :
Lead a geographically disbursed team of 50+ engineers and technical staff. Support recruiting, development and retention.
Develop and meet all operational budgets
Define and implement growth strategy, to include identifying and building business cases for desired investments
Ensure superior levels of professional services to support high levels of client satisfaction
Drive cross-selling of services across broader JENSEN HUGHES’ client base. Effectively coordinate with other regional leaders and corporate functions.
Bachelors (BS) Degree in Engineering. Advanced degree preferred
Experience directly leading large teams of staff across one or more offices / regions that provide professional services;
preferably in commercial fire engineering, architectural or related life safety consulting services
At least 2 years GM / P&L experience
At least 3 years’ experience leading multiple managers who in turn oversee their own teams
Ability to think strategically as well as tactically in a consulting business environment
Advanced communication skills and ability to deliver effective presentations
Professional Engineering license is desirable