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General Manager

Limassol Cyprus Full-Time - Non Remote Senior Level

Our client, a software engineering company based in Limassol with a focus in building software products for Industry-leading service providers in Europe, is currently looking for their new General Manager.

As the successful candidate and GM, you will be responsible for the overall general management of the Cyprus company and employees as well as liaising and working alongside remote colleagues. While the first priority will be the Cyprus operation, the GM will work with a constant outlook and concern for the interests of both customers and all stakeholders. As an ambassador of the company and leader, the GM will communicate the company’s product and technical vision to various stakeholders and customers, inspiring the in-house team and contracted suppliers to develop industry-leading solutions.

The GM will benefit from the support and input of the Board for matters regarding business development and financial strategies. The General Manager will therefore direct most focus and resources to the business strategy side, ensuring the company stays at the top of its game as a software development company.

Job Description

  • Report to the Board on the company’s performance and compliance in all key areas (product, technical strategies, software development and general management etc.)
  • Translate market and product decisions and input from the Board to product and technical strategies, evaluate and design the strategies of the company and their different business lines with an analytical mind
  • Oversee all aspects of the product portfolio incl. design and development of new products or features and curate an appropriate vision in alignment with the business strategy together with the product managers (including research and prototyping)
  • Align product and technical strategies with business goals, operate across the organizational units and technology teams to drive a common vision and harmonized approach, delivering sustainable, agile, and re-usable solutions within time and budget. Implement, execute and monitor the actions, report back to the Board
  • Present and promote the company’s strategies and vision to the Board, employees, clients and other stakeholders
  • Manage systems security and data protection
  • Oversee software development, product management, and administrative staff
  • Keep updated on the latest market and technology development as well as expected future trends, make sure the company’s strategies are aligned and positioned to gain competitive advantages from new technologies
  • Organize and lead the organization to achieve high performance, quality work output steered by KPI dashboards
  • Lead by example and in alignment with the culture & core values of the company
  • Oversee recruitment processes, make sure new employees are a good fit for the company’s needs and values
  • Communicate with clients and manage clients expectations
  • Communicate with auditors and regulators when needed
  • Manage suppliers both domestic and foreign
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations (with the assistance of administrative staff)

Your Profile

  • BSc in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Experience in analyzing business and customer needs directly or together with product management
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a similar role
  • Familiar in software development process
  • Experience in achieving operational excellence while facing rapid growth of users, data end customers
  • Being able to know how to manage projects, do work-break-down, estimation and resource allocation planning, form new teams etc. when new initiatives come along and must be prepared and scheduled
  • Experience in understanding and seeking alignment with business goals, operating across organizational units and technology teams to drive a common vision and harmonized approaches, delivering sustainable, agile, and re-usable solutions
  • Proven track record on managing successfully bigger teams/projects or companies
  • Outstanding leadership skills: Lead by example and according to the company’s core values
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills; fluency in English language is essential
  • Conflict management resolution skills
  • Customer and user oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to travel abroad for business as and when required

HR Innovate is an equal opportunity Recruiting Agency and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to protecting your personal data.

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