About the job
Based in Qatar – 4-month contract
Job holder will contribute to the delivery of an amazing 2022 FIFA World Cup™ that meets best practice in promoting Workers’ Welfare (WW) while supporting human and social development in Qatar.
He/she will support the Compliance & Enforcement function to ensure that contractors and subcontractors to the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) are complying with the requirements of the SC’s Workers’ Welfare Standards (WW Standards).
Ensure effective execution of the WW Standards and their associated policies and protocols throughout the SC programme.
Ensure WW requirements are incorporated into the SC tender documentation, in collaboration with the SC Procurement & Contracts (P&C), Legal & Compliance (L&C), and Technical Delivery Office (TDO).
Participate in pre and post tender evaluations for SC projects to ensure incorporation of WW elements, including conducting technical evaluations of bidder submissions in coordination with P&C and TDO; conducting tenderer briefings; and undertaking tender inspections.
Play a pivotal role in pre-Subcontractor approval process by conducting audits and inspections and coordinating the findings with P&C, L&C and TDO.
Play a leading role in investigations with respect to complaints received on grievance redressal mechanisms, such as the dedicated Hotline etc.
Facilitate in furnishing memos/ reports on a timely basis to external regulatory bodies (e.g. Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour & Social Affairs – MOADLSA), or internal departments (e.g. Technical Delivery Office or Legal & Compliance) for enforcement actions against major non-compliances.
Ensure corrective action plans and procedures for areas of non-compliance are executed efficiently and effectively as planned.
Assist in the Contractor penalty calculation process and provide recommendations.
Manage the update of the SC WW Standards as and when required.
Manage the activities of the Third Party Monitor and ensure achievement of targets.
Attend the WW Forums (WWF) and Project WW Forums (PWWF) as required.
Ensure compliance of Contractors with the required monthly submissions, review monthly Contractor self-audit submissions, and report any deviations.
Contribute to the development of the SC’s Progress Reports.
Provide input in the development of weekly, monthly and quarterly Compliance & Audits reports
Represent WW at various forums and meetings.
Perform any other duties assigned by the Compliance & Audits Senior Manager as relevant to the job
Ensure the assigned responsibilities are delivered:
to a high standard of quality and timeliness
in full compliance with the SC Quality Policy and the Safety and Security rules and requirements
in line with any standards and objectives designated in the Employee Performance Management system
Qualifications, experience and skills
Education and certifications
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
Post-graduate certification in Audit/Compliance is desirable (e.g. SA8000 Certification, ISO 26000, HSE Accreditation, or Certified Internal Auditor)
Must possess a valid Qatar drivers’ licence
Experience and skills
Minimum 15 years experience. Minimum 4 years hands-on experience in governance, compliance and enforcement preferably in the construction or infrastructure industry.
Minimum 8 years of auditing/inspecting experience preferably in the construction industry i.e. site audits, ethical recruitment and accommodation inspections.