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Head of Human Resources

Gulf Connexions


Ref: GP692-1404

Job description / Role

Our client an established leader within the financial services industry has engaged Gulf Connexions to secure and experienced Global HR Manager to be based in Bahrain. As a critical member of the Executive leadership team the successful candidate will be required to oversee the entire HR Division across all offices internationally.

The focus of the role is to execute initiatives that align to the key areas of Performance, Productivity, Leadership, Talent, Culture and Capability.

• Responsible to lead a team of HR professionals across multiple geographic locations.
• Implement corporate HR strategies by evaluating trends, monitoring internal feedback channels and establishing critical measurements for goal Attainment for the business.
• Create, implement, sustain and improve all HR systems.
• Measure HR effectiveness via a number of HR/KPI metrics which outline productivity gains and financial return on investments.
• Facilitating talent management including attraction, recruitment, induction, retention, succession, performance management and development.
• Support global and regional initiatives as and when is required.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field.
• 12 years’ experience in a HR generalist or HRBP role.
• Experience working in an international environment is preferable.
• Proven ability to successfully manage and lead a large team.
• Demonstrated decision making and problem solving skills.
• Strong strategic thinker.
• Financial services background an advantage.

About the Company

Gulf Connexions Group is the regions leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

Contact our consultants directly for your specialist recruitment requirements. For candidates searching for job opportunities and requiring informed career advice, Gulf Connexions provides updates on the top positions available across the region.

Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region\'s leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.

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