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General Manager

Vacancy number • PUB407455

General Manager

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Closes April 27
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Papua New Guinea

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, April 27, 2024


Brunel Papua New Guinea is looking for an experienced General Manager to join our client in PNG. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing the overall operations of the business, ensuring that all activities are carried out in a timely and efficient manner.

About this role

The General Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business operations in PNG, including financial management, human resources, sales and marketing, and customer service. The General Manager will ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with company policies and procedures. Additionally, the General Manager will be responsible for developing strategies to increase profitability and efficiency within the organization.
Main Functions:

  • Deliver a Profit/Loss that is cost controlled, professionally run, surrounds a budgetary framework and is in line with the Quarterly, Annual and forward looking plans;
  • Make decisions that consider and support a profitable business;
  • Ensure the business is run profitably, each and every month, by undertaking routine commercial analytics;

  • Manage the broader team so that they operate with maximum efficiency and focus, providing leadership and support to staff, promoting best practices in HR Management;
  • Participate in recruitment, selection and engagement of staff for the PNG office;

  • Manage new client relations by responding to enquiries in a timely and professional manner and ensuring client requests are met;
  • Establish and develop business with target clientele including operators and contractors in PNG;
  • Liaising with Business Development and Marketing team members across the group of companies to ensure maximum inter-relatedness;
  • Build key relationships with clients and prospective clients;
  • Contribute towards consolidating and raising the profile of our client by including their organisation in strategic meetings, conferences, forums and other Oil & Gas related events;

  • Lead and direct the division so that it operates with maximum efficiency;
  • Identify, implement and coordinate any funding and grant opportunities to meet both budget and operational targets;
  • Drive team performance in terms of utilisation targets

What you need to bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in a senior management role
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Knowledge of local laws and regulations pertaining to business operations
  • Proven track record of success in managing operations


  • Port Moresby based opportunity
  • Attractive Salary Package on offer
  • Leading safety, technical and industry-specific safety training provider

Anything Else?

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Papua New Guinea. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract or permanent.
Operating in Papua New Guinea since 2008, Brunel has their major bases in Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Join Brunel’s powerful global network, where passionate, results-driven specialists come together with industry-leading clients. By connecting specialists to pioneering projects, we drive change in many industries, enabling growth and delivering great outcomes. Brunel helps you reach your full potential and empowers you to make an impact within a purpose-driven global company.
Explore your career opportunities!

At Brunel, we are proud of our unique corporate culture, which is shaped and nurtured by the collective efforts of our employees. Our work environment is characterised by an authentic, communicative and inclusive approach to teamwork that fosters an atmosphere of collaboration and creativity. Our values are at the center of everything we do – for our clients, our colleagues and ourselves.

Learn more about our global network of specialists!

Since 1975, our mission has always been to connect specialists to exciting career opportunities, to support the development of these careers, and to offer fair and equal employment. This has enabled us to create a truly sustainable and durable business model. Having a passion for people and caring deeply for the environment is not only part of Brunel’s DNA but is also reflected in our culture and values. As a global company, we take our social responsibility very seriously.
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wilfred Kochannek is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number: PUB407455

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