Job Specification

  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Experience: 10+ years
  • Industry: Industrial/Manufacturing

Job Summary

  • Functional Area: General Manager
  • Location: Baghdad, Iraq
  • Job Role: General Manager -Iraq
  • Reporting to: Group CEO
  • Nationalities: Open to all nationalities
  • Languages: Arabic (essential), English

The Company

Our client is a manufacturer and supplier of wires and cables based in the Middle East.  They have affiliates operating across various regional locations with a heavy focus in the GCC countries and Iraq.

Job Purpose

Our client is looking to recruit an industry experienced professional to help drive production, sales and overall business performance within their operations in Iraq. This role is for someone who knows and understands the local market and who has a thorough understanding of cable/wire production to meet local demand and to drive sales.  You will be managing 150 staff which includes managers. Your role will be to take something that is good and make it better, all with a humane and strong leadership/coaching style.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishes short, mid and long-term Business plan
  • Identify opportunities for expansion
  • Set up sales and marketing initiatives
  • People management which includes managers
  • Identifies, attracts, trains, motivates and retains outstanding employees
  • Intervenes in the resolution of delicate issues regarding relationships with customers, suppliers and employees
  • Manage operations daily
  • Increase profitability of your territory/branch
  • Calls on and services major accounts
  • Maintains relationship and negotiates contracts with suppliers
  • Reviews and analyses systems and procedures
  • Conveys professional corporate image
  • Evaluates contribution of each employee towards the profitability of the branch and recommends distribution of profit sharing

Other requirements

  • High energy
  • Great work ethic
  • Good number analytical skills
  • Good presentation
  • Superior leadership and coaching capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills

Interested candidates please send your CV and contact details to referencing ‘GM – Iraq’ in the subject line.