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Job Family: Human resources
Updated At: January 21, 2019


Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

 General HR & Administration Development:

  • Ensure Weatherford's Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental fully implemented and sustained across all areas of responsibility.
  • Strong background in employment, employee relations, benefits, wage and salary, employee training, HSE, and government regulations and policies as they impact HR 
  • Develops and assists the implementation of human resource programs for all legal entities with a concentration on host country labour law and legal issues.
  • Develop compensation programs and strategies that allow country operation to attract and retain the best talent.
  • Develop coaching strategies, implement dialogues which address specific concerns and issues, and oversee resolution of conflicts/disputes relating to organizational initiatives and activities.
  • Assumes responsibility for development of company guidelines, policies and procedures on local contracted employees’ issues.
  • Works with senior management to assess company efforts on diversity and cross- cultural inclusion programs, establish best practices, and identify programs to remove barriers which impact on staff retention and advancement.
  • Recommend best practices to create opportunities for information flow between region and country, as well as look for opportunities for inter-country information sharing.
  • Maintain metrics and prepare periodic reports for senior management for evaluating/measuring initiatives for return on investment.
  • Participate in the development of the country plans and programs as a strategic partner but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people.
  • Continually assess the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.

Employee Relations:

  • Increase the proportional Nationalization of the company through training, succession planning and professional development.
  • Handle HR relates issues during acquisitions; ensure smooth integration of new and existing businesses.
  • Involvement in all redundancy consultations.
  • Provides employee counselling as necessary 
  • Plans and coordinates employee functions, suggestion program, etc.
  • Take an active role in providing guidance for the HR team in the country that promotes the overall acceptable standards.
  • Provides product line managers and department leaders with direct counsel and support for building a culture of excellence, and trusted space.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Conduct wage and salary surveys. 
  • Analyze compensation policies, government regulations, and prevailing wage rates to develop competitive compensation plan.
  • Review benefits policies, add input and provide feedback regarding the effectiveness and needs of the benefits programs required in the Country.

Training/ Organizational Development:

  • Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business heads.  Manage costs to budget.
  • Oversee execution of a performance management process linking performance assessment and compensation results to set country goals and accountabilities. Ensure all staff receives appraisals in accordance with company policy.

Required Skills:

  • Results-focused understands what is important to employees and management is committed to achieving goals. 
  • Capable communication skills,  handles complex and difficult situations with thought and confidence
  • Must have depth of experience in organizational development, coaching, training, and leading cultural initiatives throughout an international organization.
  • Willingness to travel when and if needed, percentage of travel is 10%

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or other related degree.
    MBA or related Master’s degree is desired. PHR/SPHR/ CIPD certification preferred.

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years of progressive HR & Admin Management experience with some international exposure.
  • Fluent English is a prerequisite whilst knowledge of Arabic would be a plus.
  • Previous experience with multi-site country.