Some of the duties of a Country Head job include:
A Country Head will be responsible for managing all operations within a country. This involves taking responsibility for profit, revenue, cash and quality targets.
In the Corporate Relocations and International Removals Sector, a Country Head job may include being in charge of many areas of the business such as moving services, global mobility and records management.
Should have strong knowledge on UAE recruitment and HR Operations knowledge
Agreeing annual budgets and producing a detailed annual business operating plan are tasks a Country Head may have to deliver as well as monthly, quarterly or annual targets for revenue, profits and cash.
A key part of the role of Country Head will be to produce business performance reports, which could be on a monthly or quarterly basis.
Country Head are expected to recruit and manage staff, including performance monitoring, and possibly mentoring and training.
The role is client facing and so daily contact with clients is a big part of a Country Head job, therefore the ability to communicate effectively is essential.
Skills and qualifications does a Country Manager job require?
A Country Head job demands a broad range of business skills including:
Must be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably with some financial qualifications or training – a solid understanding of budgeting and financial planning is essential as this role involves agreeing annual budgets as well as producing financial reports.
A Country Head job requires a strong understanding of how a business operates and successful candidates will have a proven track record demonstrating their understanding and business acumen.
General management experience is essential for working in this job.
In a Country Head job, you need to have excellent networking skills.
Needs to be able to deliver the highest standards of customer service.
The ability to recruit staff and monitor performance.
Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, including people-management, leadership and both written and verbal communication skills.
To effectively manage operations, a Country Manager needs to have knowledge and experience of the sector their company operates within. They must fully understand the products and services provided by their company.
A Country Head will be based overseas, so experience of living abroad is desirable. They will also need to be sensitive to cultural differences.
Must be familiar with computer software programs e.g. Word, Excel etc.
UAE driving licence.