Principal - Operational Excellence
Who are we?
dss+ is a fast-growing, independent operations management consulting firm. We are driven by an inspiring mission of saving lives, enhancing the capabilities of our people and bringing sustainable changes to a wide range of industries across the world.
We believe that different backgrounds and perspectives are what make us a vibrant, progressive and world-class company.
What will we offer?
As a fast-growing business, we offer an unprecedented career opportunity for highly motivated candidates to play a key role in shaping the blueprint for dss+.
This role is highly entrepreneurial and will be at the forefront of delivering sustainable solutions to an impressive client list in various markets and across key industries.
You will have the opportunity to influence the way we work and our go-to-market strategy as well as contributing to dss+'s growth and profitability.
What will you do?
As a Principal you will be part of the TMEA leadership team, and will contribute to business growth in Operational Excellence consulting in Qatar.
You are expected to lead and guide complex client engagements that identify, design, and implement effective solutions to produce a lasting impact for clients, and contribute to the development of new clients and markets and provide thought leadership to innovate offerings and approaches.
You will develop and engage a team of Managers and Consultants with a strong focus on capability development and a high performance work culture.
Take an active leadership role in delivering the strategic plan in the market and continually grow a diversified engagement pipeline within target industries.
Manage and enhance relationship with clients, with the objective of positioning the company as a trusted partner. Identify and pursue additional business opportunities.
Manage the execution of multiple co-current complex consulting engagements to ensure the project and deliverables meet or exceed the client’s requirements and expectations, delivering superior value to clients.
Participate and contribute to functional and / or industry networks to develop and share best practice.
Mentor and coach junior colleagues to support their development within the organization.
Consistently acting with integrity and acquiring new expertise / skills valuable to the firm as required to remain relevant and competitive.
What we are looking for
10+ years working with a leading management consulting firm, ideally combined with hands-on experience in oil and gas / petrochemical / chemical / metal & mining / utilities.
Proven experience in leading complex business / operations transformation programs characterized by both a high change management component and delivering rapid, step change sustainable results across multiple workstreams.
Proven track record of generating and maintaining a consistent client base.
Fluency in Arabic
Excellent interpersonal & communication skills with ability to extensively interact and be a thought leader at the Executive level.
Ability to manage diverse and remote team and guide them to achieve business and client objectives.
Accept approximate 60% travel.
Entrepreneurial spirit, thriving in a fast-paced, rapidly growing consulting environment.