HR Specialist

Kobaltt
Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP678-1592
Kobaltt

The Role


The Role


A leading Group of companies are seeking an experienced HR Specialist to oversee all HR matters, seeking an HR Specialist not Recruitment to oversee a large organisation with over 4,000 employees.

Responsibilities:
• As the dedicated HR SPOC for assigned Business Units, the role purpose is to ensure HR programs and services are delivered professionally and effectively to the HR client base.
• This role primarily delivers the Company HR People Agenda on the front line, as well as consulting and advising line management on a broad range of day to HR policy and people issues in order to foster and maintain positive employee relations & engagement levels within the workforce
• Guides and supports the assigned business units for the execution of key HR policies and processes – including, but not limited to the following Key Headline Processes
• Talent Acquisition – includes; requisition, criteria evaluation, job description, tracking, reporting, onboarding & orientation (note: this role will typically be involved in interviewing and assessing junior level staff only)
• Performance Management – includes; Goal Setting, Mid-Year Review, EOY Evaluations, Scorecard Alignment, day-to-oversight and guidance for performance management (i.e. disciplinary/grievance)
• Employee Engagement – includes; Action Planning, Group Facilitation Sessions, Progress Presentations, supporting Pulse Surveys, Annual Survey Preparations, Annual Employee Engagement Survey
• Learning & Development – includes; supporting TNA, communicating / available programs, supporting major initiatives such as technical competency definition gathering, management development, talent pool and succession planning initiatives
• Organization Structure – includes; ensuring optimum structure development & maintenance in line with HR OD guidelines
• Compensation – includes; provision of advice and guidance on compensation matters in line with COE guidance, policies & rules and the management of Job Evaluation process for all requested re-grading exercises
• National Development – includes; direct BU HR support for National Development Initiatives
• Supporting People Managers to Execute their responsibilities for managing employee relations related situations,
• Guiding managers on appropriate means to manage performance and conduct issues, providing mediation during disputes and supporting the disciplinary process, including recommendations for appropriate corrective or punitive measures
• Provides employee relations counseling to resolve employee related problems. Activities include conducting preliminary interviews, documenting findings/recommendations, and advising managers on alternatives to resolve employee performance problems
• Directly manages ‘complex’ or ‘serious’ employee performance or conduct investigations, where the likely outcome of the action may lead to termination of employment
• Consults with line managers, supervisors and employees on effectiveness of HR Services and Program Delivery to the business – continually monitors service delivery and raises/actions deficiencies with COEs
• Builds and maintains effective working relationships with People Managers across assigned business units and provides dedicated advisory and support for HR program delivery ensuring effective ‘two-way’ communication flow between centralized HR and the business units
• Supports empowerment of managers by guiding / advising on managerial HR responsibilities
• Provides ad hoc training on available HR tools, systems, policies & processes to enable “best-in-class” people management
• Facilitates Action Planning on Employee Engagement matters and manages all related processes, timelines, action groups etc
• Supports people managers on understanding and executing key HR processes (i.e. staff requisition, organization design, discipline and grievance management, employee engagement, performance and personal development planning, Job evaluation etc)
• Guides appropriate distribution of responsibilities, accountabilities, spans or control and reporting hierarchy to ensure optimum structure is maintained
• Supports HR COEs in the periodic reporting, analysis & interpretation of key people metrics
• Regularly briefs assigned Business Units on Human Capital Metrics / Dashboards that provides value added management information to support critical decision making on people and operating norms
• Maintains regular reporting on progress against set objectives and HR Program / Service Delivery milestones for People Agenda and HR Strategic Roadmap

Requirements


Requirements


• Degree Level Qualification in a Human Resource Management or Business Management field, from a recognized university. Business Management degrees must include 1 or more modules related to Human Resource Management and/or Managing operations
• Ideally, candidates will have achieved a professional standard in Human Resource Management, and be affiliated with a reputable international body such as; CIPD, SHRM etc
• Minimum 5 years progressive HR Management experience. This role is generalist in nature and Candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and ability in all facets of HR.
• Candidates must have a working knowledge and understanding of the business units that will be assigned.
• Previous Events Services, Hospitality, CONFEX experience is a distinct advantage, along with the ability to work with and engage a diverse workforce (multi-cultural and languages)
• Excellent Communication and Presentation Skills, including Data Interpretation, Presentation Skills, Report Writing
• Excellent command of the English Language (Arabic Language skills are desirable) but not essential
• The incumbent of this role will possess signal strengths in relationship management, customer service, and planning & organization skills to compliment his /her generalist HR knowledge.
• The incumbent will be adept at fostering relationships and communicating at all levels and types of audiences. Confidence is a key factor, along with the ability to adapt style and approaches to different situations.
One should have worked in a European market and possess exceptional communication skills and already based in the UAE.

About the Company


About the Company


Kobaltt MENA are leaders in recruitment across Technical, Construction, Property, Supply Chain & Logistics, Facilities Management, Sales & Marketing and Accounting & Finance Markets. We enjoy long established client relationships with an in-depth knowledge of the MENA and International Market, offering candidates reputable career prospects.

With established Middle East regional offices located in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai, Kobaltt is providing a specialist range of permanent and contract recruitment services to the construction, property and engineering, Supply Chain & Logistics, Oil & Gas, accountancy and finance sectors.

Our team has over 25 years accumulative years of experience being based in the GCC with established client networks and candidate profiles.
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