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Worker Welfare Officer

Requisition ID: 264065 

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Camp 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Sharma 

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

Role Purpose

NEOM is seeking a detail-oriented and organized Worker Welfare Officer is needed to support Worker Welfare compliance monitoring of Contractors. This is a dynamic role where the welfare officer will assist the organization in implementing strategic programs to achieve efficient and timely worker welfare compliance and assure close-outs of contractors that do not meet the required worker welfare standards.


Key Accountabilities & Activities

·        Conduct worker welfare audits, inspections and monitoring of contractors’ compliance with NEOM’s Worker Welfare Standards.

·        Analyse big data spreadsheets to search for ambiguities and anomalies

·        Implement plans to deliver functional objectives in an effective and innovative approach (either individually or as part of a team)

·        Track and monitor progress of ongoing worker welfare audits and ensuring timely completion of associated tasks to complete audits on time, including production of audit reports.

·        Develop a workplace culture that understand, appreciates, and implements safety practices

·        Complete, track and report audit results to management

·        Participate in daily operations for department / Sub-department / Function

·        Initiate and implement NEOM campaigns, studies and programs relating to worker welfare

·        Develop and improve processes specific to the role.


Background Skills & Qualifications


Knowledge,  Skills and Experience

·       Minimum 2 years' experience in (industry & role) or in relevant field of expertise.

·        Knowledge of Wage Protection Systems (WPS) an advantage

·        Knowledge of employment labour laws an advantage

·        Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and databases

·        Multilingual an advantage (state languages known: Spoken & Written)

·        Production of regular internal reports and production of clear recommendations

·        Experience in carrying out audits and investigations

·        Experience in analysing data and reporting on ambiguities and anomalies

·        Use of Excel for data analytics (filters, graphs, pivot tables).

·        Competent collaborator and skilled cross-functional communicator

·        Team player who can also work independently as and when needed

·        Demonstration of initiative problem solving

·        Proficiency in English


·         Bachelors Degree / Diploma



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; Energy; 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 and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with the laws of Saudi Arabia, Bechtel has adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for all work locations in the country. These requirements may include vaccination and testing. Any and all offers of employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia are expressly conditioned upon the applicant’s willingness and ability to comply with all COVID-19 related safety laws and Bechtel protocols in place at the time of a candidate’s start date. A candidate’s failure or refusal to comply with such laws and protocols renders an issued offer null and void.
This requirement cannot be waived by a recruiter, manager, or supervisor. Your submission of an application for employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia constitutes your understanding and acknowledgment of this express condition.