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  • Job reference: RMS0106941

Country General Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/09/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a Global Energy and Petrochemicals Company who are working in the Drilling and Completions activities that undertakes in the US.

The Role:
As the Senior Representative of this project in the US you will commence as the General Manager in Houston, Texas, and will be directly responsible for QHSE and Best in Class Delivery of the projects contracted to with the Company's customers. You will be accountable and responsible for management of the day to day field operations and shop activities in Houston while receiving dotted line support from Centrally (China) managed functions such as Legal, HR, Contracts, Procurement, and overall business strategy and planning. In addition to these functions, you will likely be responsible for performing the customary responsibilities of a subsidiaries’ CEO.

As the Country General Manager you will be the leader in setting up all aspects in the US. This will include, (but is not all inclusive): building shops, renting office space, hiring and training staff, customer and regulator interface, finding and qualifying subcontractors, etc. This organization will have to be built fast while ensuring staff are properly onboarded and trained.

This position will have at least 3 direct reports in the form of a Deputy General Managers of Rigs, a Deputy GM of Directional Drilling and Automation, and a Deputy GM for other Services and Shops/Warehouses.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Tertiary qualifications in Engineering and/or Project Management
• Min. of 20 years experience in field operations with a service provider
• Substantial senior management background having managed a business unit or region for a service or rig company
• Evidence of a track record of building an organisation and developing, training and maintaining that organisation's people
• Evidence of a past history working in a multi-cultural environment
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