Job Title: Director of Hard Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oman
Salary: £72000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-08-24 00:00:00
Duration: Permanent
REF: TFM-P1628
Contact Name: Safron Huntly
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a Director of Hard services based in Muscat, Oman. Working for a FM service provider, the role holder will be responsible for overseeing the whole Maintenance aspect of Facilities Management Services for the project. Working within the oil and gas industry, we are looking for someone who has a minimum of 10 years FM Experience in Oil & Or Gas field environments. The role focuses heavily not only on hard services but also Health and Safety so the right person for this role will have an in-depth knowledge of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) practices.

This role is to start by 15th October 2017

The Role

  • Manage all aspects of Hard FM activity with H&S paramount in everything we do.
  • Manage Permit to Work (PTW) & Control of Work (COW) systems across areas of responsibility ensuring full compliance
  • Develop and implement an effective Planned Preventive Maintenance strategy for clients assets
  • Implement an effective service strategy to ensure reactive tasks and repairs are carried out per Service Level Agreements.
  • Ensure achievement of KPIs and exceed client expectations.
  • Conduct inspections of client facilities as necessary for services and repairs
  • Maintain fire protection systems and equipment
  • Supervise Irrigation and grounds maintenance
  • Coordinate maintenance and repairs to:
    - Structural, mechanical and electrical systems
    - Boilers, heating and ventilation systems and pumps
    - Building interiors and exteriors - Ceilings, flooring and roofing
    - Stoves, refrigerators and washing machines, etc.
  • Supervise maintenance staff to ensure a positive and healthy work environment
  • Assign tasks and ensure PPM schedules are maintained
  • Provide inputs for budgets and financial reports
  • Prepare plans for short terms projects
  • Maintain inventories
  • Provide reports to government agencies, departments and other organizations as required

HSE Focus

  • Ensure that all maintenance staff always follow Company Safety Regulations in Control of Work Procedure that includes Permit to Work system, Task Risk Assessment, Task Method Statement, Toolbox Talk, etc.
  • Ensure that all maintenance staff always follow Company Safety Regulations in the use of equipment, tools and supplies.
  • Ensure that all equipment, tools and supplies are well maintained and organized to provide a safe and comfortable work place.
  • Incur the responsibility for obtaining/maintaining material safety data sheets (MSDSs) for hazardous chemicals in the maintenance department and ensure that containers of hazardous chemicals within the department are properly labeled and stored.
  • Ensure that all maintenance staff are trained to interpret labels and MSDSs to recognize hazards and to follow appropriate protective measures.
  • Ensure that all maintenance staff including vendors wear and/or use safety equipment, tools and supplies properly.
  • Provide Hard FM-wide training on safety issues as required and interpret the maintenance policy and procedures to maintenance/vendors staff.
  • Conduct, and participate in regular safety inspection tours of the facility and ensure documentations of findings.
  • Attend and participate in facility meetings relating to Safety/Quality Improvement, as assigned.
  • Lead Incident Investigation related to the Hard FM as per the Company procedure and submit the report within the time frame.
  • Ensure all maintenance staff is provided with relevant training and the Training Matrix is kept update.
  • Incur the responsibility for maintenance staff and vendors staff competency and capability.
  • Maintain accurate records and logs on maintenance activities and equipment life-cycle.
  • Determine and ensure implementation of corrective action needed as a result of internal or external safety and quality inspections/audits.
  • Review the maintenance departments policy, procedure manuals, job descriptions, etc., at least annually for revisions and make recommendations for improvement


    • Minimum 10 year FM Experience in Oil & Or Gas field environments
    • Graduate in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering
    • IOSH Managing Safely
    • Experience of Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis
    • In-depth knowledge of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) practices
    • Experience of managing hard FM contracts in gas and oilfield environments
    • In-depth knowledge of the principles, practices, tools and systems used in maintenance management
    • Comprehensive knowledge of programmable logic controller and maintenance management automated systems
    • Knowledge of distribution systems and maintenance
    • Sound analytical and troubleshooting skills
    • Communicator with strong oral, IT and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of BMS & CAFM systems
    • Knowledge of AutoCad
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