Policy & Rewards Specialist

Company: Full Time Nakilat Sector: HR, Talent & Recruitment
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : May 28, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Job Summary & Purpose:

• Review and update company HR policies and procedures, to ensure their alignment with leading practices, as well as their proper implementation.

• Support the development and implementation of the rewards strategy, policies, and procedures, as well as overall company rewards schemes. Ensure that company rewards strategies are equitable, transparent, and competitive enough to attract and retain the best talents to support the company towards achieving its business objectives.


Key Accountabilities:

Policy Development & Implementation:

• Participate in developing, reviewing, and updating all HR policies and procedures in coordination with the different HR Sections and ensures their implementation.

• Advise managers and employees on the interpretation of company’s policies and procedures for consistent application.


Total Rewards Strategy:

• Participate in designing and implementing company’s rewards strategies, rewards structures, policies, and procedures in collaboration with Head of Rewards & OD and relevant stakeholders as appropriate.

• Design, review and maintain company’s rewards schemes against suitable benchmarks and make recommendations to ensure that company’s rewards schemes are both equitable and competitive enough to attract and retain required talents.

• Partner with Head of Rewards & OD to develop and conduct salary surveys to benchmark company rewards schemes against leading organizations in the region.

Job Evaluation and Grading:

• Conduct Job Evaluation under the supervision of Heads of Reward and Organization Development for newly designed job titles and place them into the adopted grading structure at company.

• Coordinate with the Employee Relations Section – Recruitment Unit and company leadership to identify the starting salaries and most appropriate packages for the new hires.

• Maintain and update job grading systems and pay scales to ensure internal equity.

• Develop and update company’s grading structures through applying appropriate Job Evaluation techniques whether in-house or through external consultants to build the right base for the salary structures.

Compensation & Benefits Administration:

• Participate in carrying out studies to determine employees’ satisfaction in terms or rewards.

• Review queries related to incentive and reward schemes, as well as pay levels and structures, and take appropriate measures to resolve escalated cases.

• Advise managers and employees on the interpretation of company’s rewards strategies and related policies, procedures, and benefit programs.

• Respond professionally and accurately to written and oral inquiries for company employees regarding rewards related matters.

• Liaise with the Learning and Development section to implement and execute the outcomes/results from the performance management process, in terms of merit increments, bonus, promotions, salary adjustments…etc.

Analysis and Reporting:

• Develop reports and statistics related to salaries and rewards as required.

• Analyse compensation and benefits data to identify trends, disparities, and areas for improvement.

• Generate detailed reports and presentations for senior management to support data-driven decision-making.

Generic Accountabilities:

Safety, Health, Environment, & Quality (SHEQ):

• Adhere to all relevant SHE.Q policies, procedures, instructions, and controls so that company provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

• Implement approved policies, processes, and procedures.


• Documents and maintain related records and documents.

• Carry out any other duties as directed by the Head of Rewards & Organizational Development.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:


• Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or any other related field

• A certification in a relevant discipline from an accredited institution is a plus (e.g., CIPD, PHR, and SPHR)


• 5-7 years of related experience of which a minimum of 3-5 years should be in a similar position / responsibility.

• Previous experience in the Oil & Gas industry and regional experience is preferred.

Job Specific Skills:

• Extensive knowledge of organizational development principles and best practices

• Extensive experience in Rewards (designing grading structures, salary scales, bonus schemes, conducting salary benchmarks etc.)

• Extensive experience in Job Evaluation methodologies (knowledge of HAY methodology)

• Working knowledge of HRM-ERP systems, preferably SAP

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel)

• Develop and update HR policies and procedures in compliance with Labor Law

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