General Manager (Upstream business), South of Thailand

Executive recruitment company: Monroe Consulting Group Thailand is recruiting on behalf of this upstream engineering and maintenance service provider. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced General Manager to lead the growing engineering and maintenance Services division, specializing in the upstream sector

You will be responsible for driving operational excellence, acquiring new clients, and spearheading process improvement initiatives that leverage the latest industry know-how. This role presents a unique opportunity to shape the future of this company and significantly contribute to the success of its projects across SEA.

Job Responsibilities

Leadership & Management:

  • Lead and motivate a high-performing team of engineers, technicians, and administrative staff.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, safety, and client satisfaction.
  • Implement strategic plans and ensure operational efficiency within budget and resource constraints.

Business Development & Growth:

  • Identify and secure new business opportunities within the upstream oil and gas industry in APAC.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key decision-makers at top exploration companies in the region.
  • Negotiate and secure contracts that ensure profitability and client satisfaction.

Technical Expertise & Process Improvement:

  • Remain abreast of the latest advancements in upstream engineering and maintenance technologies.
  • Collaborate with clients to identify and implement process improvement initiatives.
  • Introduce new know-how and best practices to enhance service offerings and project efficiency.

Financial Management:

  • Manage the division's budget effectively, ensuring financial profitability and sustainability.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and implement corrective actions when necessary.

Compliance & Regulations:

  • Ensure adherence to all relevant health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Implement and maintain robust quality management systems.

Job Requirements

  • Extensive experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, preferably in engineering and maintenance services.
  • Proven track record of leading and managing high-performing teams in a technical environment.
  • Strong understanding of the APAC upstream market and key exploration companies in the region.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop and implement strategic business plans.
  • In-depth knowledge of current trends, technologies, and best practices in the upstream sector.
  • Proficient in English and Thai, with fluency in additional languages a plus.