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French National - Operations Manager
Posted date [2018-Jan-10] (ID: 65613)


Dammam - Saudi Arabia





Start Date:                                  



Type of Business:                    

Food and Facilities Management Services




·         Salary range between SAR 250,000 to 275,000/ per annum. This includes Basic salary + Quality of life allowance+ a performance bonus assessed, calculated and paid against agreed annual objectives. Salary is negotiable for high potential candidates.

·         42 days paid vacation per year including local land festive holidays.

·         Two economy class round trip air tickets per year to the country of origin (on a single status).

·         Company provided accommodation, fully maintained car, Phone, Utilities and medical insurance etc.


Purpose of the role:


Management of various multi-service operations aiming at enhancing company’s image, clients/customers satisfaction, employee’s motivation and productivity and contributing to company’s overall growth and continual progress.    


Main Functions:


·         Lead and managing 15-20 accounts providing FOOD and FACILITIES MANAGEMENT services in multiple client segments with primary focus on corporate and FM.

·         Promote and drive QHSE culture aiming at zero accident and ensuring full compliance with company’s Quality Management Systems.

·         Participate in training and audits for continual improvement.

·         Lead / educate Site Managers and operational team on efficient and effective contract management.

·         Ensure that resources, opportunities and process are well managed for enhancing operational efficiencies and effectiveness. 

·         Identify best practices and business synergies to maximize business performance

·         Regular field visits to monitor/control overall locations performance and compliance with contractual obligations. Review specific action / improvement program implementation. 

·         Contribute in building highly motivated, productive and progressive workforce by focusing on employee’s development, motivation, engagement and quality of life of our employees

·         Prepare staff forecast and work with HR on recruitment needs, training / development needs and career / succession plan. Coordinate with HR on staff movements, formalities, mobilization and demobilization plans. 

·         Develop strong, valuable client network ensuring long term relationships for account retention, organic growth and future business opportunities.

·         Assume full responsible of the P&L, budget and forecast of the portfolio.

·         Collaborate with the Finance team for all finance related matters such as collection, cash management and for continual improvement of financial results. 

·         Support business development team by sharing information on market situation, upcoming opportunities and threat within the area of responsibility.




·         Degree in Business Administration / Hospitality Management

·         Minimum 5 years operational experience of which minimum 3 years in managing operations providing FOOD and FACILITIES MANAGEMENT services preferably in the Middle East.

·         Ability to adapt and meet frequently changing business environment. Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines.

·         People oriented. Ability to lead and coach people. 

·         Pleasant dynamic and result oriented.

·         Financial management skills in a profit & loss environment, outstanding budgetary and cost control management

·         Ability to lead and develop workforce of 1000 plus employees

·         Excellent communication, negotiations and presentation skills.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, MS Outlook, MS Access, Outlook Web Access

·         Fluency in English.


Career Advice:


Applicants please note that a specific consultant is dealing with this vacancy.

To apply for this position please submit your CV through to response201(at)execz.co.za along with all your supporting documents, such a payslip and any certificates. You can also visit our website (www.execz.co.za) for more information on this vacancy and related others.

Job Title French National - Operations Manager
Post Details
Posted By Execz® Executive Placements
Job Function Operations Manager
Start Date Immediate
Salary See Below
Location Dammam - Saudi Arabia
Phone No
Website http://www.execz.co.za
Email response201(at)execz.co.za
Region Location -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Hotel / Catering / Hospitality

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