Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG

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Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG Reviews

Updated July 7, 2014
Updated July 7, 2014
17 Reviews

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  1.  

    Excellent place to exhibit skills and knowledge and Employee focused

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager  in  Muscat (Oman)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Muscat (Oman)

    I have been working at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Largest Multinational Workforce in Oman, Brand Value, Reliability, Largest workforce and fleet on board, Motivating through training, Salary is paid on time, Diversified business under one shop.

    Cons

    Work-Life Balance, Compensation, Workplace Relationships

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NlL

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Company review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Planning and Control Engineer  in  Muscat (Oman)
    Current Employee - Project Planning and Control Engineer in Muscat (Oman)

    I have been working at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    u can manage the work and personal life in an easy manner

    Cons

    no compensation and benefits in time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pleas review the work individually

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    One of the best company having good systems.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG

    Pros

    Office culture & company values are remarkable

    Cons

    less contract award, some cases are pending

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  5.  

    Mediocre company with good systems

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG

    Pros

    Good systems and procedures in place

    Cons

    I don'r want to comment on this

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

  6.  

    It changed my life style

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG

    Pros

    I got a head office based job here. I could bring my family here. A descent position in the society.

    Cons

    There is no standard salary structure. People with same qualification and experience get different salaries. Many are underpaid like me. Some are manager's pets and get all facilities. Some suffer discrimination.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please standardise salary structure. Please stop favouritism.

  7.  

    Currently working as a MEP QS at Galfar Head office, and the responsibility is to involve in commercial administration r

    Current Employee - Quantity Surveyor  in  Muscat (Oman)
    Current Employee - Quantity Surveyor in Muscat (Oman)

    I have been working at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Galfar is the Largest Contractor in Oman.

    Cons

    Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG is one of the largest, multi-disciplined engineering, contracting and construction company in the Sultanate of Oman. Established in the year 1972

  8.  

    Gained a lot of Knowledge as a Planning Engineer,I have been working at Bank of America full-time for more than 2 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Planning Engineer  in  Salalah (Oman)
    Current Employee - Planning Engineer in Salalah (Oman)

    I have been working at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Growth opportunity for young talents,Good Benefits, Stable (at least my department)

    Cons

    no cons so far. I love the company culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Galfar - Alma mater of my construction contracting careear

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  Muscat (Oman)
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Muscat (Oman)

    I worked at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    One of the best employers in the construction contracting environment in Middle East for Indians.

    Cons

    One may face the regional and cultural feelings which may demotivate for performing you at your best.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to retain the old employees who has added values in the Organization

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Big, Sluggish, Old and Partial

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager  in  Muscat (Oman)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Muscat (Oman)

    I worked at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Large in Size with diverse activities
    Having reputation with Local Government
    Stable
    Disburse salaries in time

    Cons

    Lacks competitive edge
    Slow and sluggish
    Lossing the hold with Local Government
    Too many Old Senior staff with old traditions
    Partiality and Favourism towards dominant community and their relatives
    Priority to Loyalty than Professionalism

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The Old Senior staff should be replaced with younger generation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    Great Learning Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Planning Engineer  in  Muscat (Oman)
    Current Employee - Planning Engineer in Muscat (Oman)

    I have been working at Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Galfar works in all sectors for the Construction Industry from Roads, Harbors, Airports, Buildings, Substations, Plants, Pipelines and all downstream work for the Oil & Gas industry, so it's a great learning experience.

    Cons

    People Management is not a very strong concern of the Management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employee satisfaction should be given a thought.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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