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Job: Project Ethics & Compliance Officer (Bechtel – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

Job Title: Project Ethics & Compliance Officer

Employer: Bechtel

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



Role Overview The Project Compliance Officer is responsible for administering the Bechtel Ethics and Compliance Program for company employees working on the Riyadh Metro Project in Saudi Arabia, a major Infrastructure project and Bechtel’s largest ever lump sum project. The position will be based in Riyadh.

Essential Job Functions Working with guidance and direction from the operating organization Ethics and Compliance Officer and the Legal Department, the Project Ethics & Compliance Officer:

1. Provides guidance to project employees on ethics and compliance issues.
2. Assists in the investigation of suspected violations of the corporation’s ethical standards, applicable laws, regulations and corporate policy.
3. Conducts research related to ethics and compliance rules, regulations, policies and practices.
4. Conducts compliance and ethics reviews and risk assessments.
5. Develops, coordinates, presents, tracks and reports completion status of compliance training.
6. Coordinates and tracks reviews and updates of project compliance policies, procedures, and instructions.
7. Issues guidance and clarification of ethics and compliance policies to employees and managers.
8. Ensures risk areas are identified and monitored using formal and informal assessments.
9. Implements policies and procedures to cover risk areas and provide sound internal controls.
10. Works to mitigate project ethics and compliance risks and ensures policies and procedures are being followed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate in Arabic and English.
  • Ability to organize and analyze data and information gathered to support investigative findings.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Broad knowledge of international anti-corruption laws and standards, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the OECD Convention, the UK Bribery Act of 2010, etc.
  • Previous work experience in international ethics and compliance programs.
  • The above is normally acquired through a recognized degree from an accredited college or university, sufficient number of specialized courses, or equivalent demonstrated experience in an ethics and compliance related discipline or function.
  • Preference is for a law degree and engineering/construction experience

 To Apply – please use this link to view the position on Bechtel’s Careers webpage and follow the instructions.
Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, procurement, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right — no matter how big, how complex or how remote. The reliability of our performance, the enduring quality of our projects, the strength of our ethics, and the seriousness of our commitment to safety and sustainability are evident in everything we do. Bechtel delivers for its customers what others can only promise.

Build your career as you build some of the most challenging and complex projects in the world today.

Bechtel is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer.


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