Head of Operations

Malta  |  €47,000 - €57,000 

Our client is a full service building and civil engineering group of companies with decades of local experience. They are currently looking to employ a Head of Operations. 


  • Assessing organisational structure and recommending changes to optimise the structure and efficiency 
  • Developing the right KPIs to measure and forecast performance for top line growth, efficiency and other areas
  • Driving the business development and identify new opportunities and exploit them
  • Assisting in the recruitment process of employees in accordance with projects on the company's portfolio and ensuring that the correct planning procedures are in place
  • Leading the pricing division of the company in terms of generation Bill of Quantities and Programs of work: 
    • Construction projects which do not fall within the remit of the Technical department 
    • Property development projects
  • Assisting the Technical Department 
  • Providing the Chief Executive Officer with: 
    • Continuous feedback regarding on-going construction projects
    • Recommendation on how to improve operational efficiency 
    • Accurate and detailed cashflow forecasts at the planning stages of each construction projects based on BOQs & POWs whilst assisting with financing requirements 
  • Monitoring cost control and projects scheduling which is performed by the projects Department ensuring that regular updates are provided to the Finance Department in a timely manner
  • Acting as the main point of contact between department whilst ensuring that procurement of building materials to site are done in a timely manner and that turnkey projects are delivered on time and according to POWs
  • Continuously monitoring the allocation of employees on individual construction sites ensuring maximum efficiency and control of overtime
  • Partnering with the Senior Leadership Teams to evaluate current strategies to secure growth and continued success
  • Holding regular meetings with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure that the cashflow and profitability targets are being met and operating budgets are being monitored on a regular basis

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Being able to lead a number of people form different backgrounds and cultures
  • Coordinating operations through teamwork
  • Must have effective leadership, organisational and analytical skills
  • Maximising management tools
  • Posses a above average business acumen
  • Clear and concise communication skills and managerial courage

Education & Experience

  • 3 to 5 years experience in the construction industry
  • Tertiary level of education (NVQ 6) or a Management degree
  • Proven experience in the industry

Job Reference: FD608

  • Primary job focus
    General Management
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Middle Management
  • Employer industry
  • Languages
    English, Maltese
  • Job Reference
  • Closing Date
  • Date Published
  • Status
    Evaluating CVs

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