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Head of HR

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted On: 24 days, 23 hours ago

Job Specification

  1. Number of Vacancies: 1
  2. Expiry Date: 2019-09-24
  3. Job Type: Full Time
  1. Experience: 13 to 18 years
  2. Functional Area:
  3. Job Code: JB104502

Job Description

    • To assist top management in managing Company’s Human Resources effectively by developing, recommending, implementing/coordinating program & policies. 
    • Develops organization strategies by identifying & researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis & recommendations to organization strategic thinking & direction; establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.
    • To ensure timely & proper support & services to all employee(s).
    • Strategic business advisor to the executive committee & business unit leaders regarding key organizational & management issues.
    • Design & establishing Human Resources policy, departmental structure, positions, process/procedure, system, organizational strategy in compliance with corporate strategy & in line with applicable laws & regulations. 
    • To oversee planning, organizing, directing & controlling activities of HR Dept.
    • Evaluate & re-engineer HR procedure & processes according to organizational needs.
    • Prepare annual HR budget & ensure all activities covered within budget, highlighting cost impact of all programs on the financial health of the company. Prepares budget of HR operations.
    • Organize meetings with Management / Area Owners to plans, forecast on existing / future manpower needs & budget as per business requirements / objectives / expansion set by the Management. 
    • Develop Recruitment & Selection process cycle to include: Appointment /Confirmation / Termination / Resignation / procedures - Decide recruitment channels.
    • Identify & recruit on a timely & organized basis the talent needed to help the dept. to reach their objectives. 
    • Review, amend & formalize job description for employee(s).
    • Recruits, interviews, tests & selects employees to fill vacant positions.
    • To review, develop, recommend & administer cost-efficient, appropriate benefit / allowances / incentive programs.
    • Analyzes Salary & salary reports & other data to determine competitive compensation plan.
    • Identify, recommend & as necessary, conduct programs intended to aid individual employee in improving areas for professional development.
    • Work closely with top management to identify high potential employees for promotion & development. 
    • In collaboration with department Heads or/and area owners create effective performance review & MBO programs / KPI which are designed to measure individual performance & to identify opportunities for improvement & challenges.
    Skills and Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in any discipline. 
    • Master(s) / MBA in Human Resources or equivalent is preferred.
    • Human resources certification e.g., CIPD / SHRM / SPHR / PHR, etc.
    • Leadership certification is preferred.
    • Above 13 years of working experience in all areas of Human Resources Management, out of which 5 years of work experience in a senior level / Head / Director / VP HR role.  (3-5 years worked previously as Sr. HR Generalist role in a leading company or family run business house in the GCC region with high cultural understanding) 
    • Previous experience in a Company having diversified businesses is desirable (Service Industry exposure will have added advantage)
    • Previous experience in HR strategy development, operations and Learning & Development is needed.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint presentation) – Practical experience handling HRMS application is highly desired
    • Proven experience in developing HR departments from scratch 
    • Ability to think strategically & execute tactically, with dirt under your fingernails to prove just how hands-on you can be
    • Tech-savvy, with a quantitative & analytical bent / facile with excel & PPT / impressive intellectual chops / process-oriented
    • Extensive & thorough knowledge of existing employment related regulations & ability to monitor & anticipate legislation, enforce adherence to requirements, & advise management on necessary action.
    • Demonstrated business acumen including organizational skills, attention to details, project, processes & relationship management.
    • Demonstrated experience influencing & driving consensus with both internal & external stakeholders.
    • This position requires a highly motivated individual who is dedicated to designing, developing, & building high performing teams. Candidate must have strong focus on employee morale while fostering a culture of respect, diversity, & clear communication.
    • Excellent leadership, consultative, problem solving, team building & interpersonal skills.
    • Previous experience in designing & implementing effective organization structures & work processes that can support & improve the company’s ability to achieve desired results
    • Knowledge of local employment law & compensation practices In-depth knowledge of HR polices, practices & procedures