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AECOM HR Generalist in NEOM, Saudi Arabia

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

The HR Generalist will be an experienced human resource professional who works with AECOM Arabia Senior HR Business Partner to closely support the multiple end market goals and culture by providing HR services including but not limited to performance management, talent management, workforce planning, compensation & benefits, equity, diversity & inclusion and other HR projects and initiatives as required.

This is a full-time position, and flexibility is required to meet the expectations of the end market’s needs. The candidate will report to the Sr. HR Business Partner in AECOM Corporate Office


  • Builds the business partner relationship with wider end market leads to understands the business, goals, and challenges; and identifies and develops solutions to address issues.

  • Provides advice to line managers, project managers and project directors and supporting management teams in areas of organizational effectiveness, workforce planning, employee engagement, performance management, training, and development.

  • In partnership with the People Services team, create and manage onboarding process for new hires.

  • Partner with Government Relation and Mobilization teams on employee immigration/visa’s needs.

  • Escalates all employee-related concerns to the Sr. HRBP for management of performance improvement plans, reset of expectations and employee related investigations.

  • In collaboration with the Sr. HRBP, maintains knowledge of the Saudi Labor Law and legal requirements related to management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Escalates all legal and compliance related issues to the Sr. HRBP as needed/required.

  • As a steward of the AECOM’s values, advises, influences and coaches to build and support a diverse, inclusive, productive and high integrity work environment.

  • Provides guidance and input on restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.

  • Collaborates with business leaders on employee development and talent planning decisions.

  • Assists leaders with annual reviews and development plans for employees.

  • Updates KSA based HR policies and employee handbooks as necessary to keep up with business and government as well as labor law regulatory changes.

  • Identifies opportunities to develop and implement process improvement initiatives across all HR function.



  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, or business management or equivalent is required.

  • Master’s degree is preferred.

  • HR certification (e.g., SHRM-SCP, CIPD) is strongly preferred.

Additional Information


  • Minimum of 2-5 years of HR experience, including HR Generalist in related industry

  • Proven track record of successfully partnering with senior leaders to provide strategic HR guidance and support.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, diversity and inclusion, performance management, and Saudi employment laws.

  • Professional and consultative approach in working with all levels of executives, leaders, management, and employees.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information as well as possessing skills to handle situations in a professional and diplomatic manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and follow through on multiple priorities and assignments.

  • Ability to be flexible, but also to distinguish when appropriate to maintain boundaries.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10092022

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Human Resources

Work Location Model: On-Site