Senior Director – Turnaround Restructuring Jobs in Dubai – UAE at NSI & Bluefin Talent

Title: Senior Director – Turnaround Restructuring

Company: NSI & Bluefin Talent

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Management, Business

Job Description and Requirements

In addition, successful hires should demonstrate the following capabilities;

Experience in Turnaround Management, including business plan development, financial projections development and review, designing and implementing cash conservation guidelines and controls

Ability to conduct an initial rapid diagnostic into the company’s immediate and future cash needs, product profitability, cost base, major operational issues, market position and options for restructuring

Demonstrate recent, relevant leadership experience in a bankruptcy or turnaround situation

Collaborating with company management on interim and crisis management assignments – often undertaking the FD/CFO, or VP Ops lead roles. These roles will include designing contingency plans and implementing and managing short-term cash flow

Reviewing client performance figures and analysing data to develop fact based analysis to examine the root cause of problems

Developing and implementing performance improvement solutions to solve under-performance on both cost and revenue lines

Robust understanding of accounting and business plan modelling

Connections with and exposure to private equity (large and midcap), associated with restructuring and turnaround

Ability to create and implement new operating plans to restructure and improve operational performance

Coaching and developing more junior members of the team as well as managing upwards across the relevant MD/SBU community

Academics and qualifications

Exceptional academics and a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

ACA qualification is essential in addition to experience gained with one of the ‘Big 4’ firms is, ideally from within the Transactions and/or Corporate Recovery practices

The preferred candidate may have a combination of advisory and line management with P&L responsibility

MA or MBA degree is highly advantageous

Fluency in English is a must with Arabic deemed highly desirable.


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