Working in the Middle East / Saudi Arabia

Working Hours

Date Posted: February 17, 2016      

The normal working week for an Abdul Latif Jameel Associate, is Sunday to Thursday from 08:00 – 18:30, including 1½ hours for lunch (to be taken between 12:30 – 14:00). This 45-hour week is exclusive of commuting time to and from the place of work and the beginning and end of official working hours shall be determined in accordance with what is in the best interest of the business.

Breaks taken for relaxation do not count as part of the official working hours. Time taken to perform prayers shall be deducted from official working hours. Dependent on the role, a system of working in shifts may be applied; any additional allowances for the Associate will apply, and similarly, working hours for the categories of jobs connected with the customers are determined according to the business opening hours.