Organization and Workforce Planning Specialist

Job Detail
Industrial Relations
No of openings:
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent (First Shift (Day))
Policy & Organization Development Dept
Job Location:
35 - 60
Degree Title:
Minimum bachelor’s degree in human resources management or equivalent
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Functional Area:
Mining / Petroleum
Required Experience:
10 Years
Required Travel:
Not Required
Work Permit:
Saudi Arabia
Apply By :
Jun 13, 2024
Posted On:
Mar 13, 2024
Job Description

The role is responsible for designing, developing, restructuring, and implementing organization structural changes to optimize efficiency in line with the business objectives. This includes conducting organization health assessment, doing job evaluation, benchmarking with industry peers, developing strategic workforce planning module (short/long term) and advising POD manager and executives on efficient and cost-effective OD strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities

1 Organization Design:

Perform rigorous analysis of business functions, processes, organization structures, key capabilities, and governance requirements to design organizations.

2 Benchmarking:

Conduct internal and external research utilizing databases, benchmarking, market surveys, and interviews to build analytical frameworks and conduct complex business analysis to recommend optimized organization structure.

3. Workforce Planning and Budgeting:

Review and consolidate companywide short and long manpower plans and recommend amendments for optimal organization design that support the achievement of business objectives. Conduct periodic review of Manpower planning statistics to align it with business strategy and the budget.

4. Business Process Improvement:

Participate in research into PRC processes and procedures; may also investigate alternative processes or procedures in “benchmark” organizations; conduct assessments and propose improvements to methods, systems and procedures in OME and support function organization.

5 Communication and Work Relationship:

Review and discuss organization design and manpower planning issues with higher-level executives and team heads and present recommendations to Senior Management. Liaise closely with the department representatives to finalize the org. structures and communicate outcomes as agreed.

6 Reporting and Documentation:

Prepare high-level management reports, involving sophisticated evaluations and interpretation, at the request of Depts. or work groups heads, setting out implications of actions and recommending way forward; Maintain the manpower planning manual, organization manual charts and ensure these are updated and amended as necessary to reflect changes in the organization structure.

7 General Task

Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as designated by the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications & Education :

Bachelor / master’s degree in human resources management or equivalent.


More than 20 years experience in core HR practices with minimum of 10 years experience in Organization Development/Design & Strategic Workforce Planning in Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Industry.

In-depth knowledge of organization design and applications that drive organizational improvement.

Hands on experience & knowledge of development & implementation of strategic workforce plans

Have solid experience of working with consulting firms (KF Job Architecture, WTW, Mercer) for organization health assessment and job evaluation.

Business process understanding of Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Industry