Chief Executive Officer – CEO/09/2019, Larnaca

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Full Time
  • Post Date: September 17, 2019
  • Location cyprus, larnaca
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Position Executive
  • Qualification Master’s Degree
  • Offered Salary €70,000+
  • Industry for the position Maritime
  • Company Vacancies on Behalf of Our Clients-KPMG Limited
Job Description

Starting date: Immediate Employment (No later than 31st December 2019) 

Duration: 5 year with the possibility of an extension.Location: Larnaca, Cyprus  


Company Description: 

On behalf of our Client, the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI), a novel non-profit Research, Innovation and Technology development Center of Excellence being established in Larnaca with funds from EU’s Teaming program; the Government of Cyprus and Industry stakeholders, we are seeking to recruit a high caliber individual for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Job Duties: 

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for overseeing the entire operations of the Institute, whilst representing the organization in the local community and abroad. More specifically, the successful incumbent will be responsible for formulating and implementing operational policies and carrying out recommendations made by the Board; for leading, developing implementing a strategic plan and decisions with regards to the direction of the Institute; and for creating, communicating and implementing the organization’s vision, mission and culture. Furthermore, the CEO will be responsible for acting as the primary spokesperson for the company, building alliances and partnerships with other organizations; working with senior stakeholders, company senior executives and staff and providing inspired leadership company-wide. Finally, the CEO will be responsible for overseeing the company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing; assuring all legal and regulatory documents are filled and monitoring compliance with laws and regulations; and for overseeing any investment planning and implementation required. 


Holder of a Bachelor and a Master Degree in Business/Finance/Economics/ Marine/Maritime Technology/ Engineering or any other relevant field and/or a Professional Qualification holder (ACA/ACCA/CPA/CIMA)

A minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar position, involving management of more than 40 staff members and more than €7m budget per annum

Previous working experience in the Marine or Maritime industry will be considered as a strong advantage

Experience with EU programs and projects; familiarity with EU instruments and bodies will be considered as a strong advantage.

Experience with corporate governance

Excellent knowledge of the English language. Proficient use of the Greek language will be considered as an advantage.

Computer literacy

Personal Characteristics:

Strong analytical and synthetic thinking

Strong planning, management, negotiation and presentation skills

Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills

Excellent people management and highly refined interpersonal skills, with ability to lead, motivate, build consensus and relationships among executives, partners, and the workforce

Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively and delegate


The company offers a remuneration package of €120.000 – €150.000 Gross Annually plus a Performance-related Bonus. 

To Apply: 

All applications are required to be made online and to include a CV in the English language, along with a Cover Letter (not exceeding 1 page). 

Submission of applications no later than 30 September 2019. 

Only successful applicants will be contacted.All applications will be treated in strict confidence.  


People and Change Services 

For further information regarding the vacancy and the application process, please visit KPMG Limited’s website by clicking here.T: 22 209 000, F: 22 513 294, E: [email protected]