Human Resources

With more than 22,000 strong, well-motivated multi-national work force, Galfar is one of the largest private sector employers in the region. Its work force includes about 4,000 Omani nationals and rest from other countries, mainly from Indian sub continent and North African countries. One of the greatest achievements of Galfar is its Omanisation Programme. Always conscious of the goals set by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the Company has achieved tremendous success in training and employing Omani Nationals. Galfar has always been one step ahead of other similar organizations in the country and has now become the employer of the largest number of Omani Nationals in the private sector. Galfar’s workforce is well-trained and highly skilled and competent to meet the requirements of our demanding customers. They have the experience of working in the most difficult working conditions. The Engineers and Managers are among the best with their rich experience and knowledge. 

With the aim of developing national workforce Galfar has established training centers at Muscat and Sohar. Galfar training centers provide training in various skills for the omani nationals.


  The General Split-up of the Workforce

  Managerial Staff




Other Technical Staff (Surveyors, QA/QC staff,CAD Draughtsmen, HSE staff)


  Other Staff (Office / Clerical)


  Specialist Technicians


  Drivers / Operators


  Skilled/Semi Skilled / Unskilled Workers





Human Resource Department   
Mr. Abdullah Al Fannah Al  Araimi
Vice President (HR & Admin.)
Tel. No.:  00968 24525143
Fax No. : 00968 24525066
E-mail :   ,

 Omanisation in Galfar

It is important that citizens should be aware of their vital role in working for the success of the government’s plan for employment, particularly in the private sector...”
(from His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’ speech – 28th National Day Nov, 1998).

Indeed Galfar, in accordance with His Majesty’s directives, believes in the role Nationals are playing in the private sector. With its current National manpower strength of about 4,000 employees (20% Omanisation), Galfar is aiming to continue increasing the Omanisation rate of the company and inducting potential Omani employees in its Units.

Our Human Resource’s mission is to provide professional services to the Company’s Units in order to attract motivate and retain our National cadre to achieve corporate objectives. The Company currently preparing number of Engineers to hold senior position in the future such as projects management through its training programs as Galfar believes that the Country is built by its Nationals’ hands.

Recently, the company has taken extra efforts in recruiting and retaining Nationals in various categories, and developing them. These efforts include:

  • Recruiting fresh Engineering Graduates, and inducting them to a Graduate Engineering Training (GET) scheme within the company and through the Omani Technical Staff Development Program which is recently applied.
  • Enhancing the salary of National workers (e.g. heavy duty and light duty drivers) and other National staff in order to retain them in the Company.

Galfar treats National talent like a ‘true’ asset”.


Mr.Abdullah Al Araimi
Tel.No.:  00968 24525143