Head Of Infrastructure Dept **filled START DATE JUNE**

Opus Recruit Middle East

Muscat, Oman

Posted on: 18 Jan 2024

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JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

Role: Head of Department
Division: Roads and Infrastructure

Our client is a leading contractor in Oman, with over 40 years' experience in their field. They are responsible for many of the country's leading build/infra & oil and gas projects constructed in the last 25 years.

Due to contentious growth, the business is looking to hire a key senior position to be based in their head office in Muscat. This is a role that will suit a driven individual with a genuine desire to be a business leader. The ideal candidate will be someone who can implement change, bring new ideas to the business and develop strategies for continuous growth & development of the company.

Reporting directly into the Managing Director, you will have full accountability for the division.

Responsibilities
Executing and managing of infrastructure construction contracts across multiple locations in Sultanate of Oman.

- Project planning and monitoring, procurement planning, liaison with consultants and clients
- Planning and monitoring the works programs with resources output, cost, and Cash Flow of the Project.
- Executing total highways and structured activities.
- Adroit in planning, executing & spearheading projects involving development, contract administration, resource planning with a flair for adopting modern methodologies in compliance to quality standards.& Time
- Deft in swiftly ramping up projects in close coordination with contractors, consultants, concessionaire (SPV), and other external agencies, ensuring on-time deliverables.
- Excellent relationship management, analytical, and negotiation skills.

Project Management
Supervising project activities and handling the complete project management cycle entailing requirement gathering and final execution of projects. Finalizing requirements and specifications in consultation with engineering consultants/ collaborators, external suppliers, clients.
Controlling the project cost within the budget and monitoring of Cash Flow - Cost Control.
Preparing Programme of work for all projects and directing the Executing team to finish the project in time & trouble shooting problems and giving strength to the execution team to come out from the bottleneck.
Construction Management
Developing site organization to suit the project needs; involved in selecting construction methodology & implementation.
Anchoring on-site construction activities to ensure completion of project within the time & cost parameters and effective resource utilization to maximize the output.
Deployment of suitable manpower and equipment/materials and proper planning to ensure timely execution of the projects.
Resource Deployment
Material Planning & developing vendors for obtaining timely procurement of materials & equipment at cost-effective prices to ensure smooth execution of projects.
Ensuring suitable deployment of manpower & timely availability of manpower and equipment/materials to ensure timely execution of the projects.
Techno-Commercial Operations
Procuring sub-contracts and settlement of sub-contractors accounts & assisting Contract Manager.
Scrutinizing of contract/ tender documents for review tech. specifications, estimates, review of tenders, and evaluations of day to day activities.
Floating of tenders, fair price/market analysis, negotiation, and selection of contractor / Vendors.
Preparing tender documents, specifications, and bill of quantity for bidding purpose & evaluating tender bids and selection of the contractor.

Requirements
- BSc Civil Engineering
- Must have contracting background with reputable tier 1 company
- 20+ Years of experience into handling roads and infrastructure projects
- Minimum 8+ years of experience in Gulf/Middle East countries
- Accountability for managing P&L
- Driven, ambitious, decision maker - entrepreneurial flare
Salary package will be dependant on the individual.
Competitive family relocation package available - salary, car, & accommodation provided + spouse + children visa & private healthcare.

If you are interested in having a confidential chat, please send your cv to lana@opusrecruit-me.com

REQUIREMENTS

ABOUT THE COMPANY

We have spent years building our key client & candidate bases; only working with the top firms in the market who have the same philosophy as us. We only partner with ethical businesses who have an excellent reputation in the market, allowing us to attract the very best talent for our clients.

We refuse to be like most recruiters – targeted on CV sends & quantity over quality. We do not operate a KPI environment. We will always have a direct, honest & transparent approach to our clients and candidates delivering a first in class service at all times; whether you are recruiting an engineer or director.

We have the capabilities, coupled with local market knowledge to manage your projects from concept design to completion. We recruit in the following countries: UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar & Kuwait.

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