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General Manager Utility Operations
Manitoba Hydro International Ltd.

Term: One-year position with an option for a second year
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

This is an exciting opportunity for a General Manager with a real passion for leading and supporting a dynamic team of industry experts. We are looking for a manager with enthusiasm, energy, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team to achieve our client's ambitions. You will be busy, challenged, and well rewarded.

Your Role

From day one, you'll be immersed in a variety of compelling duties and responsibilities. Under the direction of the Managing Director for Manitoba Hydro International (MHI), you will supervise a team of highly trained specialists, providing electrical transmission system operations, maintenance, and training services.

Additional responsibilities and activities:
- Act as the primary contact for MHI Branch operations in Saudi Arabia with Law Firm, Accounting Firm, and all government agencies.
- Be responsible for the MHI Corporate Bank account and Visa account, and maintain accurate records.
- Provide guidance and direction to MHI Saudi Managers (operation, maintenance, training, and others) as required.
- Provide supervision and direction to the Branch Office Administrator and the Administrative Assistant, in the day to day operation of the Branch Office.
- Work with our clients to ensure we are meeting or exceeding their needs, and determine new positions, as required.
- Be responsible for all client contracts, including monthly invoicing and record keeping.
- Be responsible for business development.
- Act as the primary contact for the recruitment of all new staff.
- Initiate Visa process from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for all new staff.
- Be responsible for staff orientation for all new employees.
- Review regular reports from the Branch Office Administrator to ensure Saudi Visas are up to date.
- Review and approve monthly timecards and expenses for all staff.
- Approve all invoices and payments through the MHI Corporate Bank account.
- Arrange for staff accommodations, including villa set up and payment of utility costs.
- Be responsible for all coordination with MHI Head Office staff.

About You

You'll bring to the role a keen interest in effective and collaborative leadership. You have superb communication skills, a proactive approach, and a proven ability to deliver on your promises. Ideally, you should also possess:
- A minimum of 10 years of coordination or management experience, with at least three years in a supervisory capacity.
- Time management skills, with proven leadership and coordination capability.
- A proven ability to work independently or as a member of a team.

This position will include having access to sensitive information and requires a high degree of confidentiality.

About MHI

For 30 years, MHI has provided utility management, consulting, and training services to over 75 countries around the world. As a wholly owned subsidiary of a renowned Canadian energy utility, MHI assists clients to deliver electricity and natural gas efficiently, effectively, and in a sustainable manner. Leveraging its international experience and the parent utility's methods and technologies, MHI offers customized services, sustainable results, and true value to clients. MHI is dedicated to creating lasting relationships, and collaborating closely with clients to achieve their specific needs and desired outcomes.


A rewarding future awaits you. We are committed to supporting your personal aspirations with a wide range of opportunities. Join our energetic team to explore scenic and exotic locations, participate in challenging and rewarding work, and put your professional skills to good use. Competitive compensations and benefits make up an excellent package.

Submit your curriculum vitae (CV) to aspireatmhi.ca by February 23rd, 2015.

Manitoba Hydro International Ltd.
211 Commerce Drive,
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3P 1A3

Job Title General Manager Utility Operations
Post Details
Posted By Manitoba Hydro International Ltd.
Email aspiremhi.ca
Jobs in Manitoba
Job Type Full-time
Classification Management General