Our Departments

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

Leading the  Finance Accounts, Admin and IT Departments of the Company, apart from Managing the Quality Systems for the past 15years, the core focus of the Department is on providing timely and accurate reports, minimizing finance costs, achieving optimum utilization of the funds and zero outside borrowings.

Highly skilled and efficient team working in a very healthy work culture, enables us to achieve the above mentioned objectives.

The Finance Department further aims at bring in zero interest financing to projects, while the IT stream aims at implementing an integrated resource progamme with state of art technology. We aim at implementing and obtaining the ISO 14001 and the OSHAS 18001 and thereby provide a much more safe and healthy environment at work place.

Motto:

“Resources well Administered”

L.Venkatesh  – General Manager – Finance & Admin

HUMAN RESOURCES

The Department of Human Resources plays a vital job in supporting the overall vision of the Abu Hatim Group and to facilitate all the activities pertaining to the success of the Projects executed by the Company.

The Human Resources Department is totally aware that our “People are the most important assets” of the Company and has a strong “people first” policy in place. The Human Resources Staff are well qualified and equipped to works thoughtfully and respectfully in every situation, while addressing the needs and grievances of our employees.

The Department provides an array of services that comprises Recruitment, Employee Benefits, Employee Training, Classification of Compensation, Labour Relations and Payroll etc.

Our Department is continuously searching for talented, motivated and skilled individuals throughout the Sultanate of Oman and in various International Locations to join our work force to serve and participate in the development of our Country. We offer exiting and fulfilling career opportunities in such Departments as

  • Civil Engineering
  • Infrastructure
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Joinery & Carpentry
  • Purchase & Logistics
  • Plant & Machinery
  • Finance & HSE

I invite you to familiarize yourself with our website, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact to us.

D. Ramakrishnan – HR Manager

CIVIL

It gives me an immense pleasure to be associated with the civil department as department head since 2013. The department of Civil Engineering is at the core of the operations of the Abu Hatim Group, playing a vital role in the growth of the company at every stage for the last three decades.

With what started by delivering small scale projects, the department has grown leaps and broods ds by its relentless commitment, delivering some of the most complicated and large scale projects for prestigious Clients in the Sultanate of Oman.

The department has a proven track record of maintaining highest standards of quality in terms of Project Execution, Health & Safety and all the other process in Project delivery. This has woo us numerous projects with both repetitive and new clients.

Understanding the latest trends and the requisitions of the market, the department has consistently modernized equipping itself with latest construction technologies & employing the best practices in the industry. This has enabled us to keep pace with the ever evolving construction market and achieve complete customer satisfaction.

Frequent inspection, training, optimum utilization of human resources, inducing grate sense of enthusiasm to the Staff and adapting the latest techniques are the basic reasons for the development & growth of our department

Our Department of Civil Engineering has joined hands with following major Clients contributing to the growth of the Sultanate of Oman.

  • The Royal Court of Affairs
  • Royal Oman Police
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Ministry of Defense
  • Public Establishment Industrial Estates
  • Ministry of Heritage
  • Ministry of Higher Education
  • Ministry of Manpower
  • Ministry of Social Development Affairs
  • Many Private Sectors

Also, the civil department has registered as Excellent Grade Contractor with Tender Board, Royal Court Affairs, Royal Oman Police, PEIE and Ministry of Defense and we have completed many land marks projects at many locations in the Sultanate of Oman as listed below.

  • Resort Hotels
  • Gateways
  • Residential Complex
  • Mosques
  • Apartments
  • Hypermarkets
  • Sports Clubs
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Sports Complex
  • Colleges
  • Schools
  • Mini Villages
  • Port Complex
  • Industrial Estates
  • Border Post Complexes etc.,

Our Division comprises excellent team of Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Planning Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Project Engineers, Site Engineers, Design Engineers and Surveyors.

Our department has a highly skilled manpower of around 400 staff in multiple disciplines. We have reached a order book Omani Rial 130 million in the year of 2014 and this was made possible by the total commitment of our staffs.

We are glad to inform that the ISO 9001:2008 certificate stands as a testament for the highest quality of standards maintained by the department of the groups a whole.

Motto

Trust is just one of the things we build well.

Mission

To deliver high-quality, cost-effective projects on schedule, by employing and supporting passionate, flexible, and focused project teams with the following aspects.

Safety: Building an Incident and Injury Free environment through individual commitment to the safety and well-being of each other and our clients

People: Employing people who continually strive for excellence by creating cohesive, collaborative work teams that perpetuate the “no gap” philosophy.

Quality/Service: Delivering unparalleled, high-quality workmanship and service.

Value: Producing more with less, through longwinded effort and constant vigilance of cost and productivity.

VISION

ABUHATIM CO LLC has a vision which has become our focus—- to strive to be market leaders by offering high quality workmanship, on time project delivery and services beyond Client’s expectations.

M. Parthiban – General Manager – Civil

ROADS & BRIDGES

Roads & Bridges Division is a key part of Abu Hatim Group of Companies and is actively involved in the Construction of Major Roads, Interchanges & Bridges.

Abu Hatim Company is one of the fastest growing Infrastructure Companies in Sultanate of Oman and the Order book consists of some of the most Prestigious Projects in Sultanate of Oman. Such as

The key strength of the division is its highly skilled workforce, consisting of well qualified Engineers & technically sound labours. The Division is also equipped with a highly diverse fleet of Construction Equipments, Asphalt Plants, ABC Plants, Mobile Crushers & Concrete Batching Plants etc., to name a few.

The current order book value of the Division is worth over a OMR.100 Million and this has been achieved in a period of 4 years. The Roads & Bridges division also has strategic Joint Ventures (IJV) with Global Construction Partners.

Some of the Key Clients of Abu Hatim Co (Roads & Bridges) include Muscat Municipality, Ministry of Transport & Communication and Ministry of Regional Housing & Water Resources.

Vision

To bring in positive changes in the development of infrastructure by adapting innovative techniques and be a leader and active partner in Infrastructure of the overall development of the Sultanate of Oman.

Mission

To create new benchmarks in infrastructure development by delivering quality projects and achieve maximum customer satisfaction while not compromising and ensuring total safety of our work force.

M.P. Sridhar Gowda, General Manager – Roads& Bridges

MODERN CENTRE ELECTRICAL & SANITARY

Modern Centre Electrical & Sanitary LLC is the MEP Division of Abu Hatim Group. The Division had humble beginnings with a turnover of around OMR.1 Million, a couple of decades back. With its emphasis on Client oriented approach to execute landmark Projects and achieve highest Standards of Quality, Modern Centre has had a tremendous growth over the past decades, while also contributing significantly to the development of the Sultanate of Oman. The division has reached a turnover of around OMR.20 Million from the initial turnovers of somewhere near OMR 1 Million. This achievement has been made possible by the tremendous zeal of our young and highly efficient Engineers and all our entire Work Force that includes skilled labours and tradesmen. The progress of the Organization and that of the individual Employees are both equally important and Modern Centre strives to create such an atmosphere, where each Employee gets the platform to showcase their talents.

The core value of our Division is to start with the Customer needs and end with their Satisfaction. Where there is a challenge, there is an opportunity and we pledge to carry forward our cause and forge ahead into the future, meeting all the challenges and expectations filled with confidence and strength.

With all the best wishes from our Clients, Employees, Suppliers and Friends, Modern Centre will be Celebrating the year of 2015 as its Silver Jubilee Year, guided by the Great Leadership of our beloved Chairman Mr. Adi Abdullah Said Al Harthy & Managing Director Mr. K.R.S.Raja.

Thanks for stopping by to learn more about Modern Centre, we hope you find what you are looking for and we encourage you to browse our site and feel free to contact us if you have any queries. We are always happy to hear from our well wishers.

 Clients:

  • Mazoon Electricity Company SAOG
  • Royal Court Affairs
  • Muscat Electricity Distribution Company SAOC
  • Ministry of Transport and Communication
  • Royal Oman Police

We have registered our Company in Tender Board as Excellent Grade, Distribution Code Review Panel as Grade ‘A’ Contractor with in highest in the utility sector, Oman Electricity and Transmission Company SAOC for executing form 132KV and above in Sultanate of Oman.

Also we have registered with Royal Court Affairs, Royal Oman Police, Ministry of Defence for the executing LV / HV and Fire Fighting and Fire Alarm Systems.

  • P. Narayana Raja – General Manager – Electrical
  • Pankaj Kumar – Dy. General Manager – Mechanical

THE PURCHASE DEPARTMENT

The Purchase Department is the heart of Operations of the Abu Hatim Group and I am extremely happy and proud to be a part of the group and to be leading the Department. The team is equipped with well qualified and hardworking professionals who are involved in every facet of the process that comprises of procurement, transportation, storage and distribution to respective Project sites.

The core objective of the Department is to procure products at the right sources complying to the specifications that have been set out to specific projects and to source the materials in right quantities without exceeding the threshold buffer set for wastage.

The evaluation and selection of the suppliers are carried out through a carefully throughout systematic process, to ensure prompt delivery of materials with the highest possible quality standards. Based on these standards the Department carries out continuous evaluation of the existing supplies and their respective performance.

Another core responsibility of the Department is to fore see the market trends in terms of price increases, shortfall in supplies, increase in demands, if any and to assess the overall implications of these trends on the projects. Based on the assessment a frame works is developed to mitigate any negative implications.

The vision of the Department is to transform the entire process to be carried out on e-procurement platforms thereby eliminating the paper works, improving accuracy and achieving significant reduction in errors. The whole team is working timelessly to achieve it and contribute significantly to the further growth of the company.

K.E.Vijayasarathi – General Manager – Purchase

THE TENDERING DEPARTMENT

The Tendering Department plays an important role in procuring new projects and acts as a catalyst to the growth of the Company. The Department has a team of well qualified estimations and quantity surveyors, who work with great enthusiasm to achieve highest levels of precision in the bids that are being made. The Department uses custom made software systems for estimation and tending which are tailor made to efficiently achieve the strategic objectives that are set by the company and meet the growth targets.

The mission of the Department is to increase our market share and achieve a minimum rate of increase of turnover at the rate of 10% every year from the current levels

N.Saravanakumar. Manager – Tender

JOINERY DEPARTMENT

The name “Abu Hatim Joinery” is synonymous with excellence – a term which we believe reflects the caliber of our people, the quality of our work and the way in which we conduct ourselves both in business and in the broader community. Details of our extensive Project experience can be found on our Company web site. Established in 2008 as a small, business in Ghala Industrial area, Abu Hatim Joinery has steadily grown to become a respected Leader in the Joinery field with a reputation for uncompromising quality throughout the Sultanate of Oman. Armed with three years of experience and the very latest in manufacturing technologies, we are capable of producing everything from bespoke pieces to mass produced components and anything in between! Whatever is your need, we can provide a complete service, encompassing design and on-site measurement, manufacture and installation.

Abu Hatim Joinery stands for Professionalism, Quality and Efficiency. We are renowned for employing outstanding people who collectively share decades of experience in delivering of high quality joinery products and fit outs.

We aim to provide a cost effective and efficient solution and never compromise on the safety of site operatives or the general public for that matter the quality aspects of the end products. Hence, we have consistently remained on the preferred sub-contractor lists of our valued Clients. At Abu Hatim Joinery we pride ourselves on repetitive business from all our Clients.

Our Management structure is perfectly aligned to our delivery model and geographic spread and is populated by Industry professionals with a wealth of knowledge and experience in their fields. Our Chairman and Managing Director provide us an able general direction and governance, enabling to focus on the job at hand.

Our Highly skilled team of Draftsmen, Project Managers and Tradespeople offer the following Products and Services.

  • The fitout of Hotels, Apartments, Aged Care Facilities, Educational Campuses, Commercial Offices and Retail Outlets
  • Custom Designed Joinery Including Bespoke Pieces
  • Heritage Works
  • Timber Doors and Windows
  • Wall & Ceiling Decorative Panelling
  • Reception Counters
  • Specialist Bar and Nightclub Fitouts
  • Office workstations – The supply and installation of configurable Office workstations and accessories ranging from Small Offices to Multi-Story Commercial Complexes. Bespoke Furniture – The Design and Manufacture of Custom Bespoke Furniture for any application.

Having progressed in all directions over the past few years, we boast ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Assurance Accreditation to bring peace of mind to our Clients, assuring them of Quality Joinery perfectly produced, helped with the addition of a 5 axis CNC Cutting & routing Machine. The department is continuing to invest heavily in the Technology of the Future.

Our Motto “From your Imagination to our Hands…” comes to being as you will generally know exactly what you want and our job is to re-create that image: There is no greater challenge, than to extract it from your imagination and to create a life size working replica of your dream. We proudly embrace this challenge.

  • Walter Camil Mendonca, Senior Manager – Joinery Division
  • R.Balachandar, Production Manager – Joinery Division

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE)

AHC gives paramount importance to Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) so as to keep our employees and workplace safe as well as to strive to achieve world class standards in HSE. Keeping this in mind, AHC has executed a number of projects in Construction works, Electrical works, Mechanical works, and Road & Bridge works without any lost time incidents (LTIs) and has annually worked 15 million LTI free man-hours.

Creating a safe and healthy work environment is a part of Abu Hatim Co.LLC culture and one of the organization’s most central guiding principles. AHC will not compromise the health and safety of its people. AHC employees look out for each other and all employees share in the organization’s goal of zero accidents.

AHC’s HSE Policy:

  • Comply with the laws and standards of the Sultanate of Oman.
  • Strive continuously to improve HSE Performance.
  • Minimize the environmental impact from operations.
  • Manage HSE with the same priority as the management of primary business activities.
  • Ensure that all employees are responsible for HSE, and that they are fully aware of their roles in AHC’s HSE management.

AHC’s HSE Objectives:

  • Make all employees believe that accidents are preventable and to do everything humanly possible to prevent accidents.
  • Ensure that all employees have a clear understanding of the HSE law and their HSE roles and responsibilities.
  • Ensure that adequate to provide HSE awareness program , HSE training program for all our Employees,
  • Ensure to provide safe work places free from hazards area to all our employees.

“Think Safety! Work Safely! Be Safe!”

Jayakumar – Manager – HSE Department

THE PLANT & MACHINERY

The Plant & Machinery Department: is one of the key departments within the Abu Hatim Group carrying out the vital task of maintaining, servicing and ensuring the good conditions of our Plants & Machineries.

Plant & Machinery Department has well qualified and hardworking technical personnel which includes Plant Engineer, Supervisors, Foremen and Technicians who are actively involved in day to day operations like predictive maintenance, periodical maintenance and rectification of breakdowns.

The Plant & Machinery services was streamlined into a full-fledged department, equipped with state of art facilities, in the year of 2011 co-including with the start of the Roads & Bridges Division.

The core responsibilities of this department is to give full support to all Projects by providing periodical maintenance services and break down repairs on war footing on urgent basis to all Vehicles, Plant & Machineries and ensure there are no major delays as a result of meet factors. We also have the responsibility to fore see likely failures and take necessary measures to prevent the same thus ensuring zero off roads a daily basis.

The key objective is to ensure the least possible off roads. The department is aware of the scale of the capital that has been invested on the Plant & Machinery and the absolute necessity to maintain and keep it running to retrieve the optimum return on investment and all the systems and processes an oriented to achieve this objective.

Our team is totally dedicated and are working tirelessly to achieve the above and in turn contribute to the further growth of the company.

K.Vijayakumar, Plant Manager

LOGISTIC

Logistics plays a key role in every Industry of its significance is paramount, especially in the construction sector.

The logistics department in Abu Hatim plays a key role in ensuring that all the logistical necessities of the project and that of the personal core met with swiftly and efficiently.

The department was started in 2000 and had a rather humble beginning handling only a handful of vehicle. It could proudly be stated that from the above mentioned period, the company has grown leaps of bounds and has added a 600plus strong arsenal of light and heavy vehicles.

With growth comes challenges, the department has continually evoked along with the rapid growth of the company and has consistently updated and upgraded its facilities and process to maintain pace and complement the growth of the company.

We take a systematic and well planned approach in allocating vehicles to the project, personal and other H.O activates. The prime objective of the department is to provide a bay supportive role to the core operations of the company. Surprises are not always pleasant, especially in case of logistics, as huge costs are involved to address any vehicular availability. Lag that comes to the notice of the department in the 11th hour. So we conduct regular collaborative meeting with all departments including project teams, purchase, store and finance etc., to meticulously what the demand would be and what the supply has to be. Based on this assessment, proposals are sent to the management and further process are initiated.

Optimum utilization of resources is at the core of our values and to complement this a great deal of importance is given to the maintenance of all the vehicle of multiple categories and swiftly addressing the problems if any in coordination with our plant and machinery team.

It is indeed, a matter of pride to be involved with such a key department that fuels the growth of Abu Hatim Group and would like to thank the management and staff for consistently backing us through the times.

Nayeem Khan, Logistic Manager