Operations Director

Alkan CIT - Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 20 years
Career Level:
Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
Travel Frequency:
Minimal travel
About the Job

Accountabilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for the execution of the company’s strategic goals in line with the company’s Vision and the outlined direction and budgets of the company.
  • Establish operating policies consistent with the chief executive officer's broad policies and objectives and ensures their execution.
  • Create the structure and processes necessary to manage organization's activities and its projected growth through the design, development and implementation of Departmental policies and procedures with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Manage the development, operations, and financial aspects of the organization's products and service.
  • Direct construction functions and sequences of work to obtain optimum utilization of workforce and equipment and meet production/revenue projections within budget.
  • Oversee vendor and project team members work to ensure compliance with contract and client expectations.
  • Directly involved in managing job cost analysis on all projects to ensure consistent profitability on all jobs, and to identify and make improvements where needed.
  • Collaborate with the Technical office team to ensure that key design aspects are incorporated within the scheme, in accordance with Client’s requirements and specifications.
  • Exemplify leadership qualities by showing direction, support, and motivation of staff.
  • Directly accountable for P&L, client relations, and operations management.
  • Directs and coordinates the establishment of budget, job costing and standardized pricing programs to meet profitability goals. Calculate labor, equipment, material, and overhead costs to determine minimum estimate or bid, which will provide for margin of profit.
  • Analyze general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization's policies and operations.
  • Oversee and monitor purchasing activities of raw materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies in the company through the Supply Chain Director.
  • Direct and coordinate estimating functions of the company to ensure accuracy, profitability, and competitive edge.
Job Requirements


  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, or Construction Management.
  • MBA degree or postgraduate studies would be a plus.
  • PMP Certificate is a must.
  • Practical expertise in QMS as well as HSE/OSHA regulations.
  • +20 years of practical experience in similar industry preferably in construction management or real estate.
  • Ability to regularly communicate analyzed data to client and team to achieve project goals.
  • Strong working knowledge of Civil, MEP, architectural drawings and furniture and space planning concepts.
  • Flexibility with work hours and travel as needed.
  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to support or lead Business Development initiatives as assigned or requested.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients.
  • Ability to successfully communicate with clients, consultants, sub-contractors, clients’ representatives, and team members.
  • Previous experience in effectively supervising, training, mentoring and evaluating several project directors at various levels within the organization/team
  • Ability to manage all aspects of construction projects effectively and efficiently including, but not limited to Budgeting, Scheduling, Submittals, Changing orders
  • Demonstrated high level of performance in project budgeting, contract negotiations, and scheduling
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Project software, and all other engineering software.
About this Company

Alkan CIT, the leading telecommunication System Integrator and Solution Provider, operating through three specialized subsidiaries, namely Alkan Networks, Alkan Telecom and ESRI NeA, the company provides state of the art technologies and turnkey solutions to its clients... (More)

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