Human Resources

Human Resources (HR) is responsible for implementing an effective strategy for recruiting and retaining the best available human resource, allocating competitive compensation packages based on regular market surveys, performance management, capacity building of staff and providing medical services. HR follows a transparent, merit based recruitment system for all categories of employment.

For effective and timely management of various areas in its domain, HR is divided into five sub functions: Recruitment and Staff Administration, Compensation and Benefits, Training and Development, Industrial Relations and Medical Services. These sub-functions/ departments work together to ensure a progressive and healthy working environment.

HR also maintains cordial relations with Pakistan Petroleum Workers Union.

To invest in capacity building of youth and provide young talent for the Exploration and Production industry as part of PPL’s long-term commitment to meet the energy requirements of the country, HR has taken several initiatives, including the Associates Programme that focuses on providing two-year integrated on-job training to young graduates selected through a merit-based process. The programme also promotes gender diversity through allocating a separate quota for women. Moreover, HR also organizes a Special Trainee Programme for young engineers and diploma holders belonging to PPL’s producing fields to provide development opportunities for young talent in underdeveloped areas.

Industrial Relation

Industrial Relations (IR) deals with non-management staff both union and non-union including their recruitment, compensation, benefits, appraisals, leave, transfer, grievances and other related matters and maintains cordial relations with Pakistan Petroleum Workers Union.

IR provides expert advice to management on labour laws, rules of service, union agreements and represents PPL at labour courts, legal forums and other external IR platforms.

Training and Development

Training and Development (T&D) focuses on capacity building of staff by conducting training needs assessments and accordingly organizing in-house, external and foreign training programmes.

T&D also manages the company’s orientation, on-job training, internship and foreign scholarship programmes.

Medical Services

Medical Services is staffed with qualified doctors, provides cost-free quality healthcare to all company staff and their dependents. The department is stationed at the head office and field locations to screen patients and provide treatment for diseases. Patients with special medical condition are referred to consultants.