Lean Management Consultant (Arabic Speaker)

Firm
Location
Dubai
Education
Postgraduate degree
Benefits
Excellent
Functional areas

Main Objective

Perform CIP-projects and Kaizen-workshops in direct and indirect (administrative) areas for international and local clients (mainly based in the Middle East).

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and perform CIP-projects and Kaizen-workshops in direct and indirect areas
  • Design and Implement Lean solutions and follow-up with clients
  • Educate and manage fellow Lean Management Experts on the job
  • Introduce change and manage clients expectations across the full hierarchy from top
  • management to blue collars roles
  • Assist in client acquisitions
  • Participate in further developing Lean Management concepts, products and tools 

Required Skills

  • Up to 5 years of experience in Lean Management implementation and/or management consulting is a plus
  • Experience in project management focusing on implementing operational change
  • Knowledge and experience in Lean tools including but not limited to process mapping, value 

    stream mapping, Kanban, Kaizen, Jidoka, TPM
  • Fluent command of English and Native command of Arabic is required (Reading, Writing and Speaking)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (PPT, Excel)
  • Excellent time management, analytical, problem-solving, logical thinking skills
  • Strong entrepreneurial and team spirit
  • High level of commitment, perseverance, and ability to work under pressure and long hours
  • Professional demeanor when dealing with clients
  • Willingness to travel extensively between Saudi Arabia and the UAE
  • Saudi nationals are preferred

Education

  • MBA or relevant post-graduate degree is an advantage

About Four Principles

Founded in 2010, Four Principles Management Consulting was created to bring the Japanese philosophy of Kaizen (改善), or continuous improvement to the GCC region, making it accessible to a wider audience, and offering the opportunity in the region for traditional companies to transition into fully integrated Lean organizations, while maintaining unique client-favorable approaches.

As an overview, Lean is a suite of four complementary, interconnected principles, each geared towards increasing value to the customer by improving efficiency. By applying the four simple principles, Pull, One Piece Flow, Zero Defects, Takt* any business in any sector can, not only provide a better service or product to their end users, but also make fundamental, sustainable improvements in profitability.

In 2017, Four Principles joined venture with the diversified international Saudi Arabian family business Abdul Latif Jameel. Both companies share a vision for reproducing the positive impact of this approach – not only in Saudi Arabia, but in the wider international business community. This partnership has brought the benefits of the Toyota Way, and tools to a wider corporate audience, on a faster timescale.

Today, Four Principles is widely recognized as one of the leading Lean Management consulting firms in the GCC, and a pioneer in the transfer of Lean Management disciplines from the automotive industry into other business sectors, by successfully partnering with multiple renowned businesses and brands across the GCC, in implementing industry-tailored Lean management solutions, resulting in reduced waste, increased resource efficiency and elevated overall performance.

Some of industries include consumer goods, government, health care, private equity, transportation, food and beverage, retail, printing, and heavy industry; Four Principles has helped organizations of all sizes cultivate a Lean Thinking mindset, focusing their internal culture and processes towards implementing a “zero waste” position to achieve optimal, sustainable, long term profitability.

Four Principles has been successful by remaining true to their vision and mission, offering genuine expertise, working to the highest quality and driving real change for our clients.

We are expanding our team with like-minded individuals who will help us grow while maintaining the highest standards.

To learn more, visit our website: www.fourprinciples.com

Job information

Firm: Four Principles

Location: Dubai

Education: Postgraduate degree

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