Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG
3.5 of 5 17 reviews
www.galfar.com Muscat, Oman 5000+ Employees

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Updated Jul 7, 2014

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    Excellent place to exhibit skills and knowledge and Employee focused

    Human Resources Manager (Current Employee)
    Muscat (Oman)

    ProsLargest 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.

    ConsWork-Life Balance, Compensation, Workplace Relationships

    Advice to Senior ManagementNlL

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Project Planning and Control Engineer (Current Employee)
    Muscat (Oman)

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

    Consno compensation and benefits in time

    Advice to Senior ManagementPleas review the work individually

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Mediocre company with good systems

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood systems and procedures in place

    ConsI don'r want to comment on this

    Advice to Senior Management-

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    One of the best company having good systems.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOffice culture & company values are remarkable

    Consless contract award, some cases are pending

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    It changed my life style

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

    ConsThere 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 Senior ManagementPlease standardise salary structure. Please stop favouritism.

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

    Quantity Surveyor (Current Employee)
    Muscat (Oman)

    ProsGalfar is the Largest Contractor in Oman.

    ConsGalfar 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

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

    Planning Engineer (Current Employee)
    Salalah (Oman)

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

    Consno cons so far. I love the company culture

    Advice to Senior ManagementI'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Galfar - Alma mater of my construction contracting careear

    Senior Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Muscat (Oman)

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

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry to retain the old employees who has added values in the Organization

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Big, Sluggish, Old and Partial

    Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Muscat (Oman)

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

    ConsLacks 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 Senior ManagementThe Old Senior staff should be replaced with younger generation

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Learning Experience

    Planning Engineer (Current Employee)
    Muscat (Oman)

    ProsGalfar 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.

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmployee satisfaction should be given a thought.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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