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OD & Workforce Specialist

Job Requisition No.:  20794
Category:  Shipyard

Reporting structure

Reports To:

Head of Rewards & Organizational Development

Direct Reports:

•    Nil






Handle all activities related to the different Organizational Development initiatives, in terms of reviewing and updating organization structure, job description, and competency framework. As well as ensure the proper allocations of resources by defining current and future manpower needs to meet N-KOM strategic goals.




Key Accountabilities:


Organizational Development & Job Design:

  • Handle and implement the organization development initiatives while working closely with the various Divisions/Departments across NKOM.  
  • Advice management on change and organizational development requirements in order to meet the business objectives of NKOM and based on clear analysis and benchmarks with other leading Oil and Gas shipping companies.
  • Develop, review and update job descriptions in coordination with NKOM different Divisions/Departments, using the appropriate tools, which include interviews, questionnaires, job analysis, etc., to ensure that all job descriptions are accurate.
  • Define and update the behavioral and technical competencies in addition to their respective proficiency levels that are required to perform the various jobs effectively in coordination with the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with the different functions within NKOM in order to ensure that the competency framework is still relevant and make necessary adjustments when necessary.
  • Coordinate with the Learning and Development section in the development of the competency matrices and performance management system and ensure that competencies are properly linked to the performance management system.


Workforce/ Manpower Planning:

  • Work closely with the various Divisions/Departments across NKOM to gain a deep understanding of their workforce needs in line with the organization’s strategic goals.  
  • Advice management on workforce requirements to meet the business objectives and based on analysis and benchmarks with other leading peer organizations.
  • Provide guidance and support to all Divisions and Departments in areas related manpower planning, and provide solutions and recommendations as needed.
  • Analyze and review requests related to changes in the approved manpower plans and get all required information and justifications to seek approval/decision for the top management.
  • Develop manpower budgets in coordination with the Finance function and submit manpower plans and budget to the senior management for endorsement while ensuring compliance with overall HR policies and procedures.


Generic Accountabilities:


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

  • Adhere to all relevant SHE.Q policies, procedures, instructions, and controls so that NKOM 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.
  • Coordinate with the Employee Relations Section- Recruitment Unit with regards to implementing the manpower plan and Qatarization targets.
  • Continuously refine workforce planning processes to adapt to changing organizational needs.
  • Stay informed about emerging trends and best practices in workforce planning.
  • Carry out any other duties as directed by the Head of Rewards & Organizational Development.



  • Implement and complete various Organizational Development initiatives on time.
  • Monitor and update any Organization structural changes in a timely manner.
  • Maintain updated Job descriptions for all roles within NKOM.
  • Developing and linking of competency system with job and performance management system in NKOM.
  • Develop, maintain and update N-KMO manpower plans and budgets on timely basis.






  • 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
  • Working knowledge of HRM-ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis and data visualization tools (e.g., Excel, Tableau, Python, or R).
  • Strong project management skills to oversee the implementation of workforce planning initiatives.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on aligning workforce strategies with organizational goals.

OD & Workforce Specialist


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