Develop and manage the implementation of worker welfare practices, control program and standards in prequalification, tendering and monitoring to companies engaged by Aldar.
Responsible for identifying and assessing worker welfare needs.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Determine the applicability of worker welfare controls in prequalification, tendering and monitoring to companies engaged by Aldar.
Assess trends presented in monthly reports and determine remedial actions.
Conduct risk assessments of level one employers at tendering and of level two employers at the onboarding stage of a project; as well as monitoring activities, including worker interviews and corporate office visits.
Assess completed risk assessments and monitoring activity reports to assign appropriate risk ratings.
Decide whether risk assessments are altered based on continued monitoring findings and close-outs.
Maintain oversight of the non-conformances logged and the corresponding timelines for close-outs
Develop improvement plans to downgrade the risk rating of monitored companies and highlight companies that require an elevation in risk rating.
Report on a monthly basis the trends identified in the data gathered through monitoring.
Maintain a record of grievances received through the hotline and suggest remedial action to be taken by the appropriate project managers.
Maintain a log of non-conformances identified and close-out.
Be the first point of contact for grievances received through the hotline, escalating issues as appropriate.
Report To: VP – Procurement Sustainability
Report From: N/A
External Interaction: Consultants/suppliers/contractors
Recommend or Approve Spend: N/A
Regular working hours. (i.e., 100% Indoor Office / Off Site)
RELATED YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
Min of: 8+ years of related experience in worker welfare function.
YOE IN MANAGERIAL POSITION
Min of: N/A
FIELD OF EXPERIENCE
Experience in worker welfare in the MENA region.
TECHNICAL AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Sound knowledge of worker welfare issues and UAE Labour Law.
Good understanding of site-based aspects of construction projects.
IT proficient, with extensive experience working with Excel, Database and ERP systems (SAPAriba / Oracle).
Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure and achieve tight deadlines.
Commitment to Professional Ethics, Integrity and Confidentiality.
Project management and planning skills.
Strong strategic thinking
Bachelor degree in Sustainability, Procurement or related field