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Vice President - Shared Services

Saudi Arabia

Job ID SNS-0106

Posted On
09-Feb-2017
(1933 days ago)

Job type
Permanent

Sector
Public Sector

  • To lead and direct the Infrastructure function to ensure that the organization’s infrastructure is developed and maintained within prescribed time frames and budgets with the highest level of safety measures as per company’s Culture and Strategy.
  • Contribute as a member of the Executive team to the overall management and direction of the company, to ensure that clear short, medium and longer term goals and objectives are established, communicated and achieved to optimize business results and returns to shareholders.
  • Develop and gain agreement to the strategy for the Infrastructure function in the context of the overall business strategy, communicate and oversee implementation of this to ensure strategic alignment of the function with the business.
  • Direct the overall preparation of the Infrastructure functional budget, approve and gain acceptance to these and monitor financial performance versus the budgets so that the function is aware of anticipated costs/revenues, areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalized upon.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the planning for and maintenance of all infrastructure across the network (track, buildings and structures).
  • Ensure that all contractors responsible for infrastructure maintenance on track, structures, buildings are selected as per company’s policies and execute their work as per the contract.
  • Ensure that all infrastructure maintenance work is carried out as per company’s policies on health, safety and security.
  • Regular interactions with the CEO and other executive team members to report on performance of the areas managed, discuss issues of strategy and policy and undertake day to day top level decision making.
  • Regular interactions with reporting managers to receive reports and review performance of their functions provide policy guidance and address significant day to day operational issues.
  • As member of the senior management team the jobholder develops and maintains key external relationships to ensure the company is optimally positioned to achieve its business objectives.
  • University degree in Engineering.
  • MBA or equivalent post-graduate qualification.
  • 18 years relevant experience in a relevant sector including at least 10 years in positions of progressively increasing managerial responsibilities.