Business Lead Job In Dubai



P / L responsibilities and focus on Engagement Leadership as well as Asset Performance Management Leadership in the region until the team grows

You will typically lead a client project team of 4-8 business, digital and deep domain experts focusing developing a clear understanding of the client problem, formulating an agile and inclusive execution approach, and rapid and sustained value delivery in asset management, digitalisation, decarbonisation, automation and organisational transformation

You will be the custodian of the customer vision and have Customer Success as your key driver

You will lead the day-to-day agile execution of a client project while guiding and developing individual team members, and actively seeking opportunities to deliver more client value and grow the opportunity for Wood

You’ll work directly with clients and you’ll take ownership of the overall project and its end products

You will make an important contribution to the analysis, design, and implementation of business performance approaches, developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results

You will have the opportunity to build on your proven leadership skills and leverage your interest in inspiring others, building strong relationships, and creating a true followership. In a collaborative team setting, you’ll work closely with others but also autonomously with little direction. Your superior analytical, conceptual, business and design thinking skills and strong interpersonal and communication skills will ensure successful client projects and team performance

Client project work typically includes gathering and analysing information, formulating, and testing hypotheses, valuing and developing recommendations for presentation to senior client management and other key stakeholders at multiple levels. From there, you will implement those recommendations with client team members.

Skills / Qualifications

Engineering or related professional degree with consistent outstanding academic record; advanced degree and MBA is preferred

20+ years of highly relevant experience in the energy, materials and decarbonisation sectors preferably including 5+ years in a leadership role within the business

Previous advisory or consulting experience, including change management advisory and implementation

Deep expertise in the energy and minerals industries as well as solid functional knowledge including but not limited to digital transformation, strategy, business development, energy, supply chain, project management, marketing and sales, etc.

Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills

Demonstrated leadership ability in a team environment

Ability to take initiative, break new ground, create opportunities for others and take personal risks as seen through leadership roles in work environment and extracurricular activities

Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization

Highly networked, with a demonstrated portfolio of key industry business relationships

Ability to leverage those industry relationships to develop and secure business for the team and pull-through business for adjacent teams

An expert communicator, with a high degree of emotional intelligence and influencing skills

Advanced practitioner of Agile project delivery methodologies in an Advisory or Consultancy context.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, delivering solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.


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