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Best Places To Work For In 2016 in Saudi Arabia

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Aabiya Noman Baqai

Writer and Editor at Destination Jeddah

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Looking for the perfect job with a supportive work environment and great pay can be difficult sometimes. We hope to make the task easier for you, by listing the top 10 local companies to work for in The Kingdom.

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  1. Saudi Aramco:

Industry: Oil, gas energy and utilities
Location: Dhahran
Rating: 3.3/5

International Branches:

  • Houston, USA
  • Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen, USA
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Seoul, South Korea
  • Singapore
  • Hague
  • The Netherlands
  • London, UK
  • Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Milan, Italy
  • Paris, France

Top Benefits:

  • Paid vacation
  • Health Care and Insurance
  • Pension Plan

Achievements: No. 1 oil and natural gas liquids production and exporting company in the world.

Website: saudiaramco.com


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Photo Credit: skyscrapercity.com

  1. Saudi Oger:

Industry: Construction, repair and maintenance
Location: Riyadh
Rating: 3.1/5

International Branches:

  • London, UK
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Quezon City, Philippines
  • Casablanca, Morocco
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Paris, France
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Bangalore, India

Top Benefits:

  • Health care and insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Employee discount

Achievements: One of the leading construction, facilities management service provider and infrastructure project development companies in the Kingdom.

Website: saudioger.com


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  1. Saudi Bin Laden:

Industry: Construction, repair and maintenance
Location: Jeddah
Rating: 3.2/5

International Branches:

  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Dubai, UAE

Top Benefits:

  • Health Care and Insurance
  • Employee Discount

Achievements: Have taken on major projects such as the holy mosques, king Abdul Aziz International Airport, King Abdullah Financial City and Princess Nora University.

Website: sbg.com.sa


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  1. SABIC:

Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Riyadh
Rating: 3.2/5

International Branches:

  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Rabat, Morocco
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Vietnam
  • Indonesia
  • Houston, USA
  • Netherlands
  • UK
  • Germany

Top Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid vacation

Achievements: Ranked among the world’s largest petrochemicals manufacturers.

Website: sabic.com


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  1. Mobily:

Industry: Telecommunications
Location: Riyadh
Rating: 3.3/5

Top Benefits:

  • Employee Discount
  • Health Care and Insurance
  • Sick Leave

Achievements: The establishment of the first submarine cable linking the Far East to Europe, at more than 40 terabits will contribute significantly to business volume growth in the countries that it will serve.

 Website: mobily.com.sa


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  1. STC:

Industry: Telecommunications
Location: Riyadh
Rating: 3.5/5

International Branches:

  • Bahrain
  • Kuwait

Top Benefits:

  • Health Care and Insurance
  • Employee Discount

Achievements: Involved in CSR and community projects.

Website: stc.com.sa


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  1. KAUST:

Industry: Education
Location: Jeddah
Rating: 3.9/5

Top Benefits:

  • Paid vacation
  • Health Care and Insurance
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

Achievements: Continuous developments in research and innovations.

Website: kaust.edu.sa


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  1. Almarai:

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Riyadh

Rating: 3.3/5

Top Benefits:

  • Health Care and Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Employee Discount

Achievements: First dairy farm in to be accredited with an ISO 22000. 

Website: almarai.com


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Photo Credit: ksu.edu.sa

  1. King Saud University:

Industry: Education
Location: Riyadh
Rating: 3.3/5

Top Benefits:

  • Health Care Insurance
  • Pension Plan

Achievements: Establishing the Attracting Outstanding Professors and Researchers program (AOFR) and the Prince Sultan Grants of Outstanding Research established an electronic database program.

Website: ksu.edu.sa


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Photo Credit: cidrap.umn.edu 

  1. Ministry of Health:

Industry: Government
Location: Riyadh
Rating: 3.6/5

Top Benefits:

  • Paid Vacation
  • Company Car
  • Gym Membership

Achievements: Major planner and provider of health care services in the Kingdom.

 Website: moh.gov.sa


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