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Manager, Operational excellence Job

Facility:  KSA > Riyadh


An exciting opportunity is available for Manager, Operation Excellence, based in Riyadh and will reports directly to VP, Downstream.


Position Summary:


  • Lead Operational Excellence activities at SBU as part of Tasnee Excellence Program. Drive development and implementation of strategic initiatives that are focused on cost reduction, business turnaround, process optimization.
  • Responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the Business performance management and Improvement function. Providing the business with a clear strategy for identifying and leading improvement projects across the business ensuring long term sustainability. 

In this role, you will be responsible of:  


  • Liaise with Transformation Office (under Strategy & Growth) on using group-wide processes, structures, and tools for monitoring and tracking progress SBU Transformation initiatives
  • Report to Transformation Office the status, key issues / red flags and value generated in implementing SBU transformation initiatives
  • Assemble and coordinate cross-functional project teams, coordinate with other departments to ensure availability of resources and ensure that teams are sufficiently resourced
  • Review the list of proposed transformation activities / initiatives suggested by change agents and ensure that the most impactful are executed and the benefits are being fully realized
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the projects to all stakeholders
  • Map risks, identify contingency actions and develop risk mitigation plans
  • Ensure effective stakeholder engagement and communications. Oversee that deadlines are adhered by keeping executives aware of any red flags concerning the timing of implementation initiatives
  • Educate and provide thought leadership for the introduction of project management methodologies throughout the SBU



About You:

Minimum Qualification and Experience:


  • Masters or Post Graduate qualification in a specific discipline or MBA
  • 10+ Years’ experience preferably in project management, general management or strategy role; 3 years in a senior management position
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering transformation, reorganization or turnaround projects 


Required Skills:




Tasnee employs over 4,000 people in Saudi Arabia and we value everyone's contribution in making our business successful.  We aim to provide a wide range of career paths and offer everyone the opportunity to broaden their experience, advance and build a professionally rewarding career as we work together to deliver a strong and sustainable business.

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