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Senior Manager - HR
Job Purpose

Develop, gain agreement to and manage the implementation of Human Resources strategies, policies and processes in order to ensure that the Company has the necessary human resources to accomplish its business plans in the short, medium and long term and that quality talent is attracted, engaged and retained to maximise their potential and contribution to the Company.


Report to

General Manager - Finance and Corporate Support


Key Accountabilities
Strategy formulation, Implementation & Planning:

Lead and develop the long and short term HR strategy of Oman Drydock Company (ODC) in conjugation with Director-Admin & HR and ensure the implementation of the key policies of ODC with respect to HR services.
Ensure that the strategy is translated into annual operational business plans for HR Department and the performance is monitored annually to ensure business plans are aligned with the overall strategy.
KPI setting and implementation for HR department


Omanisation:

Assist in the development of a creative and pro-active approach to identify Omani talent and build awareness of ODC in the marketplace as an employer of choice for local talent (through career fairs and university programs). Implement specific plans for recruiting local graduates/post-graduates from colleges and universities to ensure key local talent is attracted.
Prepare and implement necessary internship programs to attract Omani university students


Organisation Design:

Define a clear organisation structure for the HR department so that resources are optimally utilised and communication can take place in an efficient manner


Job Evaluation:

Supervise the evaluation and re-evaluation of ODC jobs in order to ensure the most adequate job size is assigned to each job thus ensuring an equitable reward payout.


Leadership:

Champion the process of effective leadership to manage direct reports’ performance, recruitment and development, and to raise their awareness towards the mission, vision, strategy and values to ensure high level commitment towards ODC.


Organization Development:

Direct the establishment and implementation of robust talent management and related processes so that employees are encouraged to build a career with ODC and the organization develops a pool of talented executives who possess the capability to manage at more senior levels.


Budgets and Plans:

Direct the preparation and consolidation of the department budget and monitor financial performance versus the budget so that the business is aware of anticipated costs/ revenues, areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalised upon.


Manpower Planning, Development and Deployment:

Oversee the preparation of the manpower budget plan for ODC on the basis of the approved organization structure in order to forecast manpower requirements within the organization and plan supply of resources accordingly in line with the organization’s requirements.


Recruitment:

Develop the recruitment policy on the basis of the manpower plan, work with other functional and departmental managers to define their recruitment requirements and direct the hiring of suitably qualified and experienced candidates so that the organisation possesses the optimum number of employees with the requisite capability to allow the organisation to fulfil its strategic objectives.


HR Administration and Policy formulation:

Manage and oversee formulation of key HR policies with regards to compensation and benefits incorporating an annual compensation budget.
Manage HR policies/ systems/ interventions based on diagnostic studies feedback, employee expectations etc.


Training and Development:

Direct the development and implementation of a company-wide training plan which addresses all employee development needs (skill-based and behavioural) to enable them to perform to an acceptable level and thus facilitate the achievement of personal, departmental, functional and company objectives.


Compensation and Benefits:

Determine appropriate industry-based remuneration strategy and policies for all ODC employees to cover all areas of remuneration to ensure that the organisation is able to retain and recruit employees of the required calibre to enable it to achieve its strategic objectives.


Performance Management:

Ensure that the company wide performance evaluation process in use is fair and transparent and enables an accurate evaluation of employee contribution in order to promote a performance led culture at ODC and improve the way in which managers manage the performance of their subordinates.


Integration with other departments:

Ensure, maintain and monitor the resource requirements and allocation in conjugation with other departments.


Change Management:

Lead and direct the management of change and improvisation through continuous improvement of Finance systems, processes and practices taking into account international leading practices, changes in international standards and changes in the business environment which demand proactive action plans.


Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

Direct the development in collaboration with other departments and oversee the implementation of administrative policies, systems, processes, procedures and controls in order to ensure that ODC’s activities are fully integrated and delivered to best practice and industry standards.


Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment:

Direct the compliance of all relevant quality, health, safety and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the department to guarantee employee safety, delivery of high quality products/ services and a responsible environmental attitude.


Reports:

Ensure that all departmental reports are completed timely and comply with international principles of corporate governance and standards, ODC policies and standards..


Communications & Working Relationships
Internal:

General Manager (Finance) and CEO
Senior Executives
Direct Reports
Functional/ Department Heads


External:

HR Consultants
Competitor firm executives
Benchmark agencies


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or specialization in HR
Preferably MBA or equivalent post-graduate qualification from an internationally recognized business school


Minimum Experience

12 years experience in line HR, management head or Human resource management in a successful large scale industries, including at least 7 years in positions involving supervisory responsibilities


Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills

Experience understanding employees requirements
Knowledge in policy formulation and contracts
Knowledge of the services/processes undertaken at ODC
Customer service skills
Negotiation


Work Location

Duqm (550 Kms away from Muscat)


Closing Date: 07-12-2017


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Estimation Engineer
Job Purpose

To assist in and perform project estimation activities and related analyses in order to support the department in ensuring that competitive and profitable prices are charged for ship repair/building projects, while also contributing to project cost estimation and budget monitoring.


Report to

Assistant Manager – SPM.


Key Accountabilities
Data Collection:

Ensure coordination with internal departments and customers, as and when required, in order to collate information required to develop quotations/offers to customers.


Quotations/Offers:

Support in the receipt and review of requests for proposal (RFPs) and requests for quotation (RFQs) in order to prepare quotations and support in business development activities.


Pricing:

Contribute to the pricing of proposals/contracts based on estimated cost information and based on company policy in order to ensure that ODC charges competitive prices for its services, in line with applicable policies.
Follow up the project progress for additional quotations, working time, billing and negotiation work.


Tariffs:

Assist in the setting and update of unit prices (tariffs) for general repair projects in order to contribute to ensuring consistency and standardisation in the pricing of relevant works, while being competitive.


Cost Estimation:

As and when required and in conjunction with project/production teams, prepare cost estimates for major repair projects (labour, materials and overheads) in order to contribute to project planning and execution.


Cost Breakdown:

Assist in the development of the cost breakdown structure in order to ensure its integrity with regard to changes in scope and the proposed contract terms.
Provide price breakdowns to the project/production teams as required by the contract and develop cost profiles based on the technical data.
Check and update cost from supplier and subcontractors in order to ensure that the cost is reflected in the amended quotation that is to be sent to the client.


Costing Monitoring:

As and when required and in conjunction with project/production teams, assist in the monitoring of repair project costs and collect cost data to ensure conformity with approved project budgets.


Cost and Profitability Analyses:

In conjunction with project/production teams, conduct project-related analyses in order to assess project cost structures, profits and other financials.


Market Research:

As and when required, conduct market research on products, pricing and competitor information in order to support the department with all its information requirements.


Estimation Documentation:

Collate and maintain all relevant documents in order to ensure that all information is available, properly documented and easily retrieved for immediate reference.


Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

Follow all relevant marketing policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.


Health, Safety, & Environment:

Adhere to all relevant quality, health, safety and environmental procedures, instructions and controls in order to guarantee the safety of employees, the quality of products/ services and environmental compliance.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or an equivalent qualification


Minimum Experience

5 years experience in estimation or cost engineering or similar role in a ship repair or ship building company.


Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of ships
Knowledge of ship repair project phases and practices
Customer service skills
Mathematical acumen
Teamwork skills
Analytical skills
Time management skills
Attention to detail
Communication skills


Work Location

Duqm (550 Kms away from Muscat)


Closing Date: 07-12-2017


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Project Manager – Ship Repair
Job Purpose

To oversee and manage all ship repair projects of ODC, right from issuance of job order, assigning the work to different departments until completion of the repair work in order to ensure all projects are completed as per given timeline, budget, highest quality and as per customer requirements. To interact with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the project executed have met the expectations whilst ensuring that health and safety procedures, regulations were followed.


Report to

General Manager - Production.


Key Accountabilities
Project Management:

Responsible for overall planning and execution of the project, supervision, team management, schedule and cost control, quality and safety management, risk management and client management throughout the project lifecycle.
Accountable for the delivery of construction projects in accordance with the scope, budget and schedules while satisfying the project’s technical and quality requirements. The jobholder will be the focal point for client, subcontractor and ODC management team.
Lead internal and external project kick-off meetings and ensure stakeholders are aligned.
Establishing effective communications across the project phases, client and stakeholder teams and conduct milestone reviews.
Reviews and interprets design drawings and specifications to ensure current revision level and feasibility to perform technical execution of work. Provides resolution for technical engineering problems across disciplines and coordinates application of solutions.
Manage steel calculations, shop drawings, fabrication drawings, and patterning.
Prepare BOQ for the structure and organise materials list for quotation cost calculation.
Liaise with in-house estimators, supply chain management team and management to assist in reviewing bids and developing proposals.
Plans, conducts and administers guidelines for the procurement of necessary tools, major equipment and marine systems for project and implements proper closure to the procurement process, ensuring alignment with budget.
Ensures that daily and weekly short-range planning is maintained, through the use of Workface Planning program, down to the foreman level.
Close cooperation with supply chain management to ensure procurement and delivery of project related materials and services are on time.


Strategy:

Manage the effective cascading of the project objectives into business plans to ensure vertical alignment and horizontal integration with other interfacing departmental strategies.
Track the performance of the department through reviewing relevant reports in order to ensure the performance is as per project objective.


Leadership

Manage department staff by overseeing their performance management, recruitment, training and development to ensure high level of engagement and motivated work environment.
Mentoring more junior members of staff in project management.


Budgets and Plans:

Oversee the consolidation, recommend the project budget and monitor financial performance versus the budget so that the business is aware of anticipated costs/ revenues, areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified and potential areas of cost reduction or performance improvement opportunities are capitalised upon.
Prepare a detailed project schedule, plan and discuss with his team for project execution and cost control.


Cost Management:

Review the expenditure and cost utilisation in the department in order to ensure the cost does not exceed the established budget for the department.


Resources Control and Allocation:

Mobilizes company resources, through effective liaison with support departments, subcontractors to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.
Oversee the monitoring and control of materials, tools and equipment’s in the department and continuously update the Production Division in order to highlight any inconsistencies or deviations in the plan well in advance allowing for appropriate plan modifications and action taking.
Supervise and guide the team in identifying future materials and equipment needs of the department in order for better planning and budget allocation for the related activities.


Risk Management:

Identify risk management issues related to the department and formulate solutions in collaboration with the team members in the department in order to mitigate risks for the department.


Quality Control:

Ensure adherence to and maintenance of the quality of steel construction in ODC facilities in order to ensure readiness for quality control inspections and to ensure zero defects.
Set the Quality Management System (QMS) targets along with the General Manager in order to ensure achievement of those targets are required while ensuring ISO compliance.


Progress Updates and Documentation:

Review all progress updates, issues, and ISO / Quality compliance documents in the department in order to ensure comprehensive and accurate documentation are developed.
Ensure that all departmental reports are prepared in a timely and accurate manner to meet ODC policies and standards, and department requirements.


Continuous Improvement:

Motivate subordinates and identify opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices taking into account international leading practices, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.


Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

Develop and oversee the implementation of departmental policies, procedures and controls covering all areas of department activity so that all relevant procedural/ legislative requirements and standards are fulfilled while delivering a quality, cost-effective product/ service in a consistent manner.


Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment:

Ensure compliance to all relevant quality, health, safety and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the department to guarantee employee safety, delivery of high quality products/ service and a responsible environmental attitude.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Naval Architecture/ Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (OR) at least 15 years in the field of similar engineering work.
PMP certification (or) Lean (or) Six Sigma training will be advantage.
Demonstrable experience with Project management tools and applications (e.g. Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel etc.) will be desirable.


Minimum Experience

Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in project management activities or any department in Ship repair yard or new shipbuilding required, including at least 5 years in positions of managerial or supervisory responsibilities (With Bachelor Degree in Engineering).
Minimum 12 years of in-depth knowledge / expertise required (without Bachelor Degree in Engineering).


Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge on ISO standards and requirements, processes and methods.
Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels of the organization.
Strong commercial acumen and understanding of customer impacts.
Ability to manage P&L and generate annual budget plans
Ability to drive energy and resilience to make a step change in the performance of the business
Customer focus
Decisiveness and judgement
Analytical thinking skills
Project Management skills
Problem Solving skills
Leadership skills.


Work Location

Duqm (550 Kms away from Muscat)


Closing Date: 07-12-2017


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Senior Project Manager – Industrial Steel Construction (ISC)
Job Purpose

To plan, manage and control the execution of all business, technical, fiscal and administrative functions of the assigned project and to deliver it efficiently within allocated timeline, budget and in accordance with contractual obligations and quality. To interact with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the project executed have met the expectations whilst ensuring that health and safety procedures, regulations are followed.


Report to

General Manager - Production.


Key Accountabilities
Project Management:

Responsible for overall planning and execution of the project, supervision, team management, schedule and cost control, quality and safety management, risk management and client management throughout the project lifecycle.
Accountable for the delivery of construction projects in accordance with the scope, budget and schedules while satisfying the project’s technical and quality requirements. The jobholder will be the focal point for client, subcontractor and ODC management team.
Lead internal and external project kick-off meetings and ensure stakeholders are aligned.
Establishing effective communications across the project phases, client and stakeholder teams and conduct milestone reviews.
Reviews and interprets design drawings and specifications to ensure current revision level and feasibility to perform technical execution of work. Provides resolution for technical engineering problems across disciplines and coordinates application of solutions.
Manage steel calculations, shop drawings, fabrication drawings, and patterning.
Prepare BOQ for the structure and organise materials list for quotation cost calculation.
Liaise with in-house estimators, supply chain management team and management to assist in reviewing bids and developing proposals.
Plans, conducts and administers guidelines for the procurement of necessary tools, major equipment and marine systems for project and implements proper closure to the procurement process, ensuring alignment with budget.
Ensures that daily and weekly short-range planning is maintained, through the use of Workface Planning program, down to the foreman level.
Close cooperation with supply chain management to ensure procurement and delivery of project related materials and services are on time.


Strategy:

Manage the effective cascading of the project objectives into business plans to ensure vertical alignment and horizontal integration with other interfacing departmental strategies.
Track the performance of the department through reviewing relevant reports in order to ensure the performance is as per project objective.


Leadership

Manage department staff by overseeing their performance management, recruitment, training and development to ensure high level of engagement and motivated work environment.
Mentoring more junior members of staff in project management.


Budgets and Plans:

Oversee the consolidation, recommend the project budget and monitor financial performance versus the budget so that the business is aware of anticipated costs/ revenues, areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified and potential areas of cost reduction or performance improvement opportunities are capitalised upon.
Prepare a detailed project schedule, plan and discuss with his team for project execution and cost control.


Cost Management:

Review the expenditure and cost utilisation in the department in order to ensure the cost does not exceed the established budget for the department.


Resources Control and Allocation:

Mobilizes company resources, through effective liaison with support departments, subcontractors to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.
Oversee the monitoring and control of materials, tools and equipment’s in the department and continuously update the Production Division in order to highlight any inconsistencies or deviations in the plan well in advance allowing for appropriate plan modifications and action taking.
Supervise and guide the team in identifying future materials and equipment needs of the department in order for better planning and budget allocation for the related activities.


Risk Management:

Identify risk management issues related to the department and formulate solutions in collaboration with the team members in the department in order to mitigate risks for the department.


Quality Control:

Ensure adherence to and maintenance of the quality of steel construction in ODC facilities in order to ensure readiness for quality control inspections and to ensure zero defects.
Set the Quality Management System (QMS) targets along with the General Manager in order to ensure achievement of those targets are required while ensuring ISO compliance.


Progress Updates and Documentation:

Review all progress updates, issues, and ISO / Quality compliance documents in the department in order to ensure comprehensive and accurate documentation are developed.
Ensure that all departmental reports are prepared in a timely and accurate manner to meet ODC policies and standards, and department requirements.


Continuous Improvement:

Motivate subordinates and identify opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices taking into account international leading practices, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.


Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

Develop and oversee the implementation of departmental policies, procedures and controls covering all areas of department activity so that all relevant procedural/ legislative requirements and standards are fulfilled while delivering a quality, cost-effective product/ service in a consistent manner.


Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment:

Ensure compliance to all relevant quality, health, safety and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the department to guarantee employee safety, delivery of high quality products/ service and a responsible environmental attitude.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Architectural / Mechanical / Electrical engineering (OR) at least 15 years in the field of similar engineering environment.
PMP certification (or) Lean (or) Six Sigma training will be advantage.
Demonstrable experience with Project management tools and applications (e.g. Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel etc.) will be desirable.


Minimum Experience

Minimum 12 years of relevant experience in steel projects of large industrial facilities and at least 5 years in positions of managerial responsibilities (with Bachelor Degree in Engineering).
Minimum 15 years of in-depth knowledge / expertise required (without Bachelor Degree in Engineering).


Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills

Extensive Project Management expertise and track record of bottom-line delivery.
Experience of managing multiple teams to successfully deliver complete and complex project scope.
Major project experience required, preferably large industrial fabrication projects with an architectural emphasis.
Ability to organize and manage numerous contractors to achieve one goal.
Knowledge on ISO standards and requirements processes and methods.
Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels of the organization.
Strong commercial acumen and understanding of customer impacts.
Ability to manage P&L and generate annual budget plans
Ability to drive energy and resilience to make a step change in the performance of the business
Customer focus
Decisiveness and judgement
Leadership skills


Work Location

Duqm (550 Kms away from Muscat)


Closing Date: 07-12-2017


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