Marine & Shipping
Aberdeen

General Manager

Ref: 451| Posted: 14th Jan 2019

Our client requires a General Manager to join their Aberdeen office.  As General Manager (North West Europe) you will have the P&L Operational and Commercial accountability for the NWE Region of operations.  You will be responsible for driving new business strategy, delivering financial results and effectively managing existing and prospective client relations.
 
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
 
Essential
  • North Sea Rig Experience
  • Ex-Chief Engineer
  • 5+ year’s marine operational & commercial experience at a senior level.
  • Strong leadership and management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced growing entrepreneurial Marine business.
Desirable
  • Jack-up Experience
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Manage the regions onshore and offshore operations, ensuring contract continuity, day rate optimisation and company’s financial targets are met.
  • Manage the company’s premises and regional office in Aberdeen, motivating staff and ensuring compliance to company procedures for all personnel.
  • Drive compliance to company operating policies, standards and procedures throughout the region.
  • Ensure all technical, operational and commercial risks are identified, assessed and mitigated.
  • Drive profitability, whilst continually improving operational and safety standards to exceed client expectation.
  • Develop and manage the Region’s Operating Plan, budgets and revenue optimisation, manage and control operational cost, including office, crewing, repair and maintenance, dry-docking, logistics and mobilisation.
  • Ensure successful integration and alignment with other regions and functions across the company.
  • Ensure vessels comply with flag state, and all operations are always compliant with class and legislative requirements.
  • Manage key stakeholders including Clients, Suppliers, Employees and alignment with the Executive Directors of the Company in Abu Dhabi.
  • Provide regular operational performance and KPI status reports to the COO.
  • Monitor purchase and requisition systems in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Assist the Commercial Director in identifying and developing new and existing business.
  • Provide operational input into the preparation of bids and contractual documentation.
  • Monitor existing client and supplier contracts as regards escalation and contract review.
  • Advise the COO on client requirements for new build and acquisition programme and design of new or acquired marine assets.
 
HSE
  • Ensure personal comprehensive understanding of Safety Policies, company Safety Management System and HSEQA procedures ensuring they are fully implemented on and offshore throughout the region of operation.
  • Drive continual improvement of HSE, QA performance and operation of company Safety Management Systems in the region and deliver the Company HSE/QA targets and objectives.
  • Ensure correct response for any employee for failing to discharge their health and safety responsibilities.
  • Set a personal example about health and safety matters.
 
REMUNERATION PACKAGE ON OFFER 
 
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package