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Training Manager (International Assignment)

Requisition ID:  216525


Position Title: Training Manager – Human Resources

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Job Summary:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


Bechtel is seeking a Training Manager to join the National Project Management Organization (NPMO) based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The following is the summary of responsibilities to be performed.


Position Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Determines, with the assistance of management personnel, the general training and development program requirements to comply with management and/or client directives.
  • Prepares initial budget estimate for training and development and submits it to the Project Manager or to the responsible functional training manager.
  • Develops, coordinates. and implements approved and budgeted training and development programs, including on the job training as well as on-site and off-site courses and programs
  • Develops or obtains training manuals and instructional aids and materials as required.
  • Conducts or supervises training courses and programs. Arranges for technical assistance as required.
  • Administers and monitors all training and development programs to ensure goals are attained, schedules are met, modifications are made as necessary and reporting requirements are observed.
  • Review curricula and progress to identify any new training needs that will require new courses to be designed and delivered to ensure overall program success
  • Ensures that a comprehensive training records system is established and maintained.
  • Supervises the activities of assigned personnel.
  • Conducts and reviews performance evaluations of assigned staff.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years prior Bechtel experience
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to conduct training courses using innovative classroom techniques and standard or improvised teaching aids.
  • At least 10 years work experience as Training Manager, including training of outside organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present effective oral and written reports.
  • Skill in developing, coordinating, implementing and administering training programs.
  • Skill in personnel management and administration.
  • Arabic language skills an advantage.
  • Knowledge is normally acquired through:
  • A baccalaureate degree in Human Resources, Learning Management, or a related field from a recognized university and work experience leading to a thorough understanding of the knowledge described above


Grade 26 (additional requirements, in addition to the above)

  • Advanced degree (masters or higher) in Human Resources, Learning Management, or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Prior experience interfacing with government entities
  • Experience working in multiple educational environments – Corporate, public or private universities


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.