Operations Director – Construction


AED 70-80k

Veema@menasaandpartners.com OR Elise@menasaandpartners.com


We have a great opportunity for an Operations Director to join a leading international construction organisation in their Dubai offices. Our client is looking for a candidate with 20+ years’ experience and a proven track record in an Operations/ Country Director role for a large construction organisation in the Middle East, overseeing multiple large-scale programs.  Candidates applying for this role will ideally be from a construction background, will have previously managed large P+L accounts


  • Oversee P&L accountability for the region.
  • Oversee delivery of construction projects in the Middle East.
  • Oversee all construction bids.
  • Manage client relationships and key stakeholders.
  • Business development to ensure repeat business and generate new work.
  • Ensure financial objectives for the projects within the region are delivered.
  • Ensure all technical and commercial aspects of the projects within the region are delivered.
  • Ensure compliance with the company business management system.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Construction related subject.
  • Minimum 20 years post-graduate experience.
  • Must have held an Operations/ Managing Director/ Country Director role.
  • Experience in leading on mega programs in the GCC (buildings/ infra/ mixed use).
  • Experience of leading business and managing a large P+L account.
  • Experience in planning, managing and successfully delivering on projects involving numerous stakeholders.
  • Proven success in the delivery of large projects.
  • Proven ability to lead, organize ad direct large multi-national organisations.
  • Must have managed large teams.