Operations Director

Our Client is looking for an Operations Director for a permanent position, located in Malta, Germany or Aberdeen.

The role will be based in one of the company’s European bases which may include Malta, Germany or the UK. Reporting to the CEO/COO.


Key Responsibilities

  • Focus on personnel safety, health and the environment - working in compliance with industry-leading clients whilst delivering achieving or exceeding budgeted revenue and gross margin targets
  • Proven track record delivering specialist services underpinned by disruptive technologies
  • Previous experience of delivering annual operating revenue of at least USD 20M with significant gross margins
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen demonstrating the ability to implement effective project controls in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project-based financial system environment
  • Strong focus on service delivery to promote client satisfaction in accordance with Our Values
  • Excellent oral and written communicator with the ability to communicate effectively internally at all levels and with senior clients, regulators and classification societies
  • Ability to knowledge share (transmit and receive lessons learned) across regions
  • Effective team building, motivation and leadership skills in accordance with Our Values
  • Effective decision-maker with demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Results-driven with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements
  • Flexible approach requiring the ability to support international projects across multiple time zones and a variety of cultures (requiring a combination of remote support and international travel)
  • Effective oversight of diverse, internationally located resources (personnel, equipment, materials and consumables) to successfully deliver projects
  • Ability and willingness to follow and lead others to follow corporate Management Systems and Standard Operating Procedures

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree qualified from a leading university in business, finance, technical or engineering discipline or appropriate management qualification such as an MBA.
  • Membership of an accredited body such as the Association for Project Management (APM), Project Management Institute (PMI) and / or the British Institute of Project Management (BIPM) is preferred.
  • Substantial previous experience in a senior management role showing leadership of operational functions, preferably in a service organisation in the oil, gas, petrochemical, renewables or other similar industries