HR Business Partner

Mackenzie Jones
Kuwait, Kuwait

Ref: HP279-899
Mackenzie Jones

The Role


The Role


A large retail conglomerate headquartered in Kuwait is currently looking for a Business Partner to join their team. Reporting directly into the Group HR Director, you will join a well established HR team.

The Role

1. Drive the manpower planning process and ensure adherence to the manpower budgets and appropriate staffing levels.
2. Participate in the Talent Acquisition activities.
3. Follow up with the Talent Acquisition team to secure timely joining of new employees and ensure smooth on boarding of new employees.
4. Review employee disciplinary requests, employee grievances and coordinate investigations with Legal department.
5. Review Employee Separation requests and follow up with the Employee Service Center for processing of such requests.
6. Conduct and document exit interviews and recommend retention strategies.
7. Review promotion/salary review requests and secure GM HRD approval and follow up on implementation in payroll.
8. Conduct job analysis in coordination with the job incumbent/Manager; write and update Job Descriptions and prepare and update Organization Charts.
9. Oversee the process of performance appraisal and Individual Development Plans and communicate to the Training Center /Talent Management and follow up on the execution of the IDP.
10. Check and sign documents such as offer letters, contracts, joining memos, disciplinary warnings etc… and coordinate with the Employee Service Center to secure GM HRD approval.
11. Ensure compliance to HR Policies and Procedures.
12. Coach and advise Managers and staff on HR Processes, Policies and HR Best practices.
13. Oversee the Employee Satisfaction surveys and participate in the interpretation and identification of areas for improvement and follow up on implementation of recommendations.
14. Prepare HR metrics and provide HR reports to GM HRD and the business units identify areas for improvement and set and follow up on action plans.

Requirements


Requirements


The Ideal candidate will be degree qualified with a minimum of 8 years experience within HR.

Strong English verbal and written communication skills are essential. Arabic language language skills would be advantageous, but are not essential.

HRCI and CIPD qualifications are also desirable.

About the Company


About the Company


Mackenzie Jones Middle East has decades of HR, Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Management Consulting and Engineering recruitment expertise. Along with a deep understanding of key market sectors and regions, we never forget to treat clients, companies and candidates as individuals who have unique needs.

So we always listen, constantly learn, occasionally challenge and frequently advise. It’s all part of a service renowned for its courtesy, consideration and dedication. Based in Dubai since 2006, our office covers the GCC and Levant countries and with the right regional expertise, we are the leading specialists.

We’re growing rapidly because people appreciate our honesty, commitment and results.

Areas of specialties we recruit for are: Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Executive Search, Banking & Financial Services, Management Consulting and Engineering.
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