Maintaining a high level of Saudization is one of SAMREF’s core strategies. The percentage started with 50.4 % in 1988 and reached 83.5% in 2000. SAMREF is now occupying pioneering positions as a national company to implement Saudization policy of percentage stands at 90% until 2013.
Training & Career Development
T&CD is constantly elevating the standards of the performance of SAMREF's human competency resources to meet the needs of a highly competitive market through a collection of training & development programs for new high school , college university graduates or senior level staff. Example of these programs includes (but not limited to):
Established training programs are ongoing for SAMREF employees. Training Courses Formats: In-House, On Site, In-Kingdom and Out-of- Kingdom Training courses. These courses cover engineers, technicians, Operational staff and supervisors as well as managerial staff.
Professional Development Program (PDP)
This program provides new university graduates the opportunity for planned growth and development
It contains series of developmental and training assignments, induction sessions, professional educational courses and technical courses
Apprenticeship Program & Skill Enhancement Program (SEP)
This program is for high school/college graduates
It ensures that craftsmen (Operators, Technicians, etc..) are qualified and competent to perform the work-related tasks up to full-fledged standards
Engineering Specialist Development (ESD)
This program is for staff engineers
It furnishes an effective mechanism to develop resident expertise in selective work areas/disciplines for potential engineers to better grow and serve the company as future Specialists, Experts and Technical Consultants
Management Leadership Development Program (MLDP)
This program is for potential supervisors and employees in supervisory positions and in accordance to SAMREF succession plan.
It provides suitable scheme to identify potential candidates for supervisory and managerial positions and develops them to become competent in assuming such roles
Proficiency Management Program (PMP)
SAMREF's Coop Program:
The Company as part of its social responsibility offers temporary employment opportunities to a limited number of Saudi students from various universities and colleges to allow them to gain practical work experience and satisfy their academic program graduation requirements.