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Operations administrator

  • Job reference: FG-005805
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Riyadh

Faithful+Gould is currently looking for a mid career Operations Administrator to support operations team providing Administrative Activities in Saudi Arabia This is a full time permanent based position in the Kingdom.


SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.
Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.


Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.
Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.


Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.


Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.



Main Responsibilities


The Operations Administrator will join the operations team providing administrative support.

Duties will include

  • Creating and maintaining operations documents, logs and reports as required.
  • Translation of documents to/from Arabic/English.
  • Document control, filing and archiving.
  • Liaising with recruitment and immigration teams to ensure update to date information is maintained on staff information lists and reports.
  • Assisting with the coordination of new staff mobilisation and onboarding including arranging arrival logistics, iqama medicals and company IT equipment and access requests.
  • Assisting with travel and accommodation booking.
  • Assisting Operations Manager with management of project staff accommodation.
  • Assisting with coordinating transport / logistics provision for project staff.
  • Assisting with expense claims preparation.
  • Assist with coordination of staff events such as meetings, cascade briefings, social events, etc.

Communications and Working Relationships

  • Reporting to Operations Manager
  • Interface with administration team, immigration team, HR, Group IS

Rewards and Benefits


We offer an excellent package which includes

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants