GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS REPRESENTATIVE
To provide services to Senior Executives, and support services to managers and staff of the Company as regards liaising with various government agencies for the issuance or renewal of required legal documentation, and the follow-up or resolution of concerns with government entities to facilitate company business and personal transactions.
Key Result Areas / Key Performance Indicators:
Immigration and Passport Office Transactions
•Obtains Iqamas for newly hired employees and renews them before they expire.
•Processes exit-reentry visas for employees, and employee dependents, who require such visas for business travel or vacation leave.
•Processes exit-only visas for employees leaving the company on final exit.
•Applies for, extends and renews business visit visas.
•Processes the addition to the expatriate employees’ Iqama of the names of dependents who reside with him in Saudi Arabia
Labor Office Transactions
•Obtains work permits for new employees and renews them before they expire.
•Coordinates the processing of sponsorship transfer in cases of expatriate employees hired locally.
•As necessary, applies for the change of profession in the work visa.
Traffic Office Transactions
•Assists employees in the application for new driving licenses; renews expiring licenses.
•Processes registration of vehicles and renewal of the same on expiry.
•Liaises and works with third parties on settling damages from traffic accidents.
•Settles traffic citations and fines.
Chamber of Commerce Transactions
•Applies for company membership to the Chamber and the annual renewal of membership.
•Submits documents for authentication and stamping.
Dealings with other entities
•Makes the necessary follow-ups with local police authorities on all company and employee-related matters.
•Applies to the Municipal authorities for the issuance of health permits for workers of residential compounds.
•Meets-and-greets company visitors.
•Liaises with utility companies for procurement of service and/or settlement of bills.
•Secondary School Certificate.
•At least five (5) years in government relations and would have established a network of contacts and working relationships in various agencies.
•Exposure to general administration preferred.
Computer Skill / Proficiency:
•Working knowledge of MS-Office.
Communication Skills Required
•Excellent oral and written communication skills in Arabic.
•Conversational skills and preferably reading and comprehension skills in English.
Personal Competencies and Attributes
•Excellent human relations skills and the confidence to deal with government functionaries.
•Updated knowledge of pertinent Saudi law and regulations.
•Ability to multi-task and deliver adequately against tight deadlines.
•Sense of urgency and service orientation.
Others (if any) – Indicate other characteristics required of the job holder to meet unique requirements of the job(e.g. physical demands, frequent travel, etc.)
•Driving skills – the job requires frequent mobility during working hours.
Secondary School Certificate
- Job Location:
- Dammam, Saudi Arabia
- Company Industry:
- Manufacturing and Production
- Company Type:
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role:
- Employment Status:
- Full time
- Employment Type:
- Monthly Salary Range:
- Number of Vacancies:
- Career Level:
- Mid Career
- Years of Experience:
- Min: 5
- Residence Location:
- Saudi Arabia
- High school or equivalent
About This Company
Middle East Battery Company is a Joint Venture led by Zamil Group and other local investors with Johnson Controls, USA. The products are marketed in the Middle East and North Africa under the AC Delco Brand which is the leading selling battery brand in the Middle East with 40% market share). MEBCO also exports its own private brands (MEBCO, VOLTA) to other markets around the world. Products 3.5 Million “maintenance free” lead acid automotive batteries a year with a focus on automotive batteries for all car ranges/countries of origin. A range of heavy duty and marine batteries are manufactured as well. Manufacturing Site Dammam, Saudi Arabia.