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Head of Worker Welfare

Head of Worker Welfare (JO017242) Doha, Qatar

Salary: USD350 - USD400 per day

Our client, an Operator company, is urgently looking for a “Head of Worker Welfare" willing to work under the following conditions for an upcoming project:

Terms and Conditions

Work hours per day: 10hrs./day

Workdays per Week: 6 days/week

Workday per Month: 26 days/month

Contract Duration: 36 Months

Current Location: Qatar Onshore / Offshore

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support PMT EPC SHES Heads and CONTRACTORS to identify Worker Welfare requirements as stipulated in the relevant laws and regulations of the State of Qatar and Onshore CONTRACT as well as relevant CONTRACTOR SHES Plans and Procedures, such as Camp Management Plan and Health and Welfare Procedures.
  • Supports the establishment of CONTRACTOR’s Worker Welfare standards, protocols and systems in the Camps and on Site in compliance with the relevant requirements.
  • Ensures that suitable COMPANY oversight is provided for CONTRACTOR’s, Camp Operators and Subcontractors to sustain the Onshore requirements in terms of Worker Welfare management and achieve high performance standards.
  • Demonstrates visible leadership through attendance at key Project activities such as management camp walk-throughs, award programs, worker welfare events and camp committee meetings.
  • Supports the PMT/EPC/Subcontractor joint SHES 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Closely monitors the Camp accommodation and food standard in all EPC Camps and reports deficiencies immediately to the Leadership Teams for intervention, in collaboration with PMT Camp O&M Head, OH&MC Head and SHES specialists dedicated to camps.
  • Ensures that Worker Welfare related programs and protocols are established and sustained throughout 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.
  • Carries out jointly with CONTRACTOR and Subcontractor representatives daily “Field Listening Tours” to talk to workers about their perception of Worker Welfare, with the aim to identify worker’s dissatisfaction with welfare arrangements or the absence of welfare requirements and report these deficiencies to the Leadership Team for intervention.


  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology or equivalent Humanities & Social Sciences degree
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in a major project environment within the oil and gas industry.
  • Experienced in worker welfare, social issues and EPC Camp Operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational and prioritizing skills.
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer literacy skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).