Workers Welfare Lead

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1243061

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Project Management

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 9, 2024

•Bachelor degree in Psychology or equivalent Humanities & Social Sciences degree professional qualification, however any qualification, technical or knowledge requirements may be waived through relevant work experience.

Knowledge and/or Experience
•Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a major project environment within the oil and gas industry.
•Experienced in worker welfare, social issues and EPCI Camp Operations.
Job Purpose:
In collaboration with EPC CONTRACTORS, establish and steward a Worker Welfare management program for the Project,  including protocols for Safety, Social Works, Industrial Hygiene (IH), Camp Management, Mental Health, Human Rights, Grievance Management, Dispute Resolution and other Welfare related matters in line with Project, Client, client’s Project, Welfare policies and procedures as well as regulatory requirements.
Provide visible front line leadership in providing project oversight of EPC CONTRACTOR’s Worker Welfare programs and facilities over the course of Project execution and drive the EPC Contractor’s Worker Welfare  performance to meet the Project’s HSES Performance Excellence expectations and standard.
Key Accountabilities:
1.           Support PMT EPCI HSES Heads and EPC Contractors to identify Worker Welfare requirements as stipulated in the relevant laws and regulations of the State of Qatar and Client’s Offshore CONTRACT as well as relevant CONTRACTOR HSES Plans and Procedures, such as Camp Management Plan and Health and Welfare Procedures.
2.           Supports the establishment of EPC CONTRACTORS’s Worker Welfare standards, protocols and systems in the Camps and on Site in compliance with the relevant requirements.
3.           Ensures that suitable COMPANY oversight is provided for EPC CONTRACTOR’s, Camp Operators and Subcontractors to sustain the Project requirements in terms of Worker Welfare management and achieve high performance standards.
4.           Demonstrates visible leadership through attendance at key Project activities such as management camp walk-throughs, award programs, worker welfare events and welfare/ camp committee meetings.
5.           Supports the PMT/EPC/Subcontractor joint HSES Audit Teams in the planning and execution of Camp and Welfare audits, and participates in these audits where deemed necessary and provides subject matter expert input.
6.           Ensure workers are treated fairly in compliance with the Labour Law of the State of Qatar and International Human Rights, with strong focus on the retention of identity documents, abuse, intimidations, harassment, restriction of movement, discrimination, workplace violence and bullying.
7.           Maintain and frequently review Worker Welfare performance data and generate performance reports, charts and graphs, and provide regular performance reports to the PMT and EPC Leadership Teams and recommend improvement action plans with a risk based approach.
8.           Closely monitors the Camp accommodation and food standard in all EPC Camps and reports deviciencies immediately to the Leadership Teams for intervention, in collaboration with PMT Head, and HSES Lead/ specialists dedicated to camps.
9.           Ensures that Worker Welfare related programs and protocols are established and sustained throughpout the Project duration. These programs and protocols will include as a minimum Safety, Social Works, Industrial Hygiene, Camp Management Standard, Mental Health, Human Rights, Crivance Management, and Dispute Resolution.


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