Operations Manager - Construction

NSR Associates

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: KP714-1448

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, a Main Contractor based in the UAE is looking for a Construction Operations Manager to join their team.

• Devising and implementing robust project execution strategies to ensure adherence to quality control standards and cost efficiency, leading to timely project completion.
• Collaborating with the Commercial Manager and project commercial teams to oversee operational budgets effectively.
• Enhancing organizational processes and policies to align with strategic objectives, while ensuring compliance with international standards and regulations.
• Optimizing resource utilization across the business, including recruitment and placement of staff in coordination with HR.
• Monitoring and enhancing project production and progress, focusing on quality assurance and employee productivity.
• Spearheading innovation in construction methodologies to elevate project delivery standards.
• Maintaining a customer-centric approach by proactively addressing client needs and resolving issues.
• Collaborating with various support services such as Quality, HSE, Planning & Document Control, and Procurement to facilitate seamless coordination.
• Managing customer and stakeholder relationships to ensure satisfaction and support.
• Contributing actively to the Senior Leadership Team to uphold company vision, mission, and strategic objectives.
• Undertaking any other duties as necessary to support organizational goals.


• Experienced in organizing, planning, and efficiently managing resources to successfully complete construction projects, ideally within specified timelines and budget constraints.
• Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
• At least 15 years of experience in the construction industry working for Main Contractors.
• At least 3 years working in a similar role preferably in the Middle East.
• Excellent communication skills.

About the Company

At NSR we pride ourselves on market knowledge, integrity, loyalty and professionalism. Through personal relationships and knowledge of what our clients look for in specific requirements we like to pride ourselves on matching people to the right role.

The partners at NSR have always dealt with people in an open and honest manner and as a company we are driven to find the right opportunity for people enhancing their career where ever this may be worldwide.

We work on the principal that every person we deal with is a potential client, this process has proved beneficial for us as there are many people we have dealt with on the International circuit that have approached NSR Associates to recruit for them as a client after we have worked on their behalf as a candidate.

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Operations Manager salaries in Abu Dhabi

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AED 12,500

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