General Manager - Manama

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Our client is a Group of Companies Based in Bahrain and operating in various industries including construction, technology, security, business training. They are currently recruiting for a General Manager to be based at the offices in Manama, Bahrain, and also working on various construction sites.

Responsible for: 

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for overall management of project sby ensuring terms and conditions of the contracts are met and financial goals are achieved within the constraints set. 
  • Also to ensure the project completes on time within the budgeted costs and to the specified quality. 

Primary Objective:

  • To apply technical expertise and project management experience to manage project teams on conventional and unconventional projects.
  • Also performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing assistance. 
  • Functions as a mentor to technical professionals to assist in their training and development.

Working Hours: 

  • 48 hours a week, starting early morning.
  • You may have to work overtime during evenings, nights and weekends. 

Main Duties: 

  • Responsible for planning work schedules of project and supervise the work of a large technical staff. 
  • To be target-oriented, be fully responsible for planning and implementing strategies to achieve the target assigned by directors and the top management on efficient and timely manner basis. 
  • Responsible to maintain of project direction, anticipating and taking necessary steps to manage and handle relevant matters including public relations and stakeholder. 
  • To ensure project are carried out in line and accordance with projects’ goal and client’s policies and specifications. 
  • Responsible for the formulation of corporate policies and the company’s direction.
  • Manage appointment and termination of subcontractors. 
  • Liaise with Sub Contractors, Government officials and relevant parties to identify and solve problems and any other matters to ensure smooth implementation of project. 
  • Ability to direct inspections and achieve compliance with contracts, construction plans, materials and specifications.
  • Ability to interpret, enforce applicable laws, ordinances and standard relative to the construction. 
  • To plan, assigns, lay out and effectively supervise and direct exacting reports and recommendations. 
  • To prepare appropriate comprehensive / progress reports as required by client, government official and relevant parties. 
  • To liaise with contractors, client and the general public and to establish and maintain good working relations. 
  • Ability to work in high visibility and stress situations. 
  • Undertake all other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the management. 

Qualifications required:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent


  • Extensive previous experience in management of major projects.

Specific Skills and Ability: 

  • Knowledge of civil, mechanical, electrical, structural and geological, as they relate to public works projects.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of Quality Control Assurance. 
  • Knowledge of the modern methods, materials and equipment employed in infra, bridges or other heavy construction.
  • Knowledge of effective principle and methods utilized in inspecting major construction projects.
  • Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, roads, tracks, bridges and other public work facilities
  • Knowledge of Asphalt recycling operations and how to get it approved and working 


  • The salary will be based on previous skills and experience 
  • Relocation package provided

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of General Manager with reference number 948.
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