Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Operations Director to oversee our construction operations for a main contractor based in Oman, Muscat. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading and managing the overall operations, ensuring efficiency, effectiveness, and safety throughout the construction process.

- Develop and implement operational policies and procedures to ensure smooth construction operations.
- Lead and manage a team of project managers, engineers, and other staff to achieve project goals and objectives.
- Oversee and monitor construction projects to ensure they are completed on time, within budget, and in compliance with quality and safety standards.
- Collaborate with the senior management team to develop and implement strategic plans for the construction operations.
- Identify and implement process improvements to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness.
- Provide leadership and guidance to the operations team, ensuring a positive and productive work environment.
- Manage vendor relationships and procurement processes to ensure timely and cost-effective acquisition of materials and resources.
- Monitor and analyze operational performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions to optimize construction processes.
- Ensure compliance with local regulations, building codes, and safety standards.
- Prepare regular operational and financial reports for senior management, highlighting key performance indicators and operational metrics.

OMR 5,500 to 6,800 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


- Proven experience as an Operations Director or in a similar leadership role within the construction industry.
- In-depth knowledge of construction operations, processes, and best practices.
- Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team.
- Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a strategic mindset.
- Solid understanding of financial and budget management principles.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field; Master’s degree is a plus.
- Relevant certifications in project management, operations management, or related fields would be an advantage.
- Proficiency in project management software and Microsoft Office suite.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.

About the Company

Founded by Aaron Fletcher and Tony Piccolo, FPA is a prominent recruitment and HR consulting firm operating in the Middle East and the UK. With an impressive professional background of over 22 years, both founders have established themselves as reliable partners for top-tier talent acquisition in the industry.

Our firm's skilled team provides a wide range of specialized services, including executive search, specialist recruitment, and industry salary benchmarking, tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.

We take a comprehensive approach to ensure that we find the right talent to drive businesses forward. At FPA, we are committed to excellence and leverage our industry expertise to navigate the competitive landscapes of the Construction and Real Estate markets. This dedication to our clients makes us the preferred partner for businesses seeking success in these industries.

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