HR Manager

Propel Consult


Ref: LP127-1584

Job description / Role

The Company:

Our client is an entertainment company in Bahrain; currently they are looking to hire a Commercial Manager

Job Objective:

The role holder will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Human Resources practices and processes by supporting the business needs and ensuring the proper implementation of the company’s strategy and objectives. The goal is to promote corporate values and enable business success through job design, recruitment, performance management, training & development, employment cycle changes and talent management.

Job Outputs and Responsibilities

• Act as the face of HR for the company

• Develop and implement an annual agenda for HR strategy in line with the business plan. Ensure HR plans support the needs of the business but are also flexible enough to cope with changes in the organization, as and when they occur

• Provide information and reports on data such as staff turnover, references, cost per hire, training hours per person, etc.

• Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business heads. Manage costs to budget

• Ensure all staff receive appraisals in accordance with company policy and monitor probationary periods

• Co-ordinate recruitment throughout the company through management of the HR team. Build relationships with recruiters, draft briefs (scope of work), set up and conduct interviews where necessary

• Manage recruitment and selection process to ensure that the company recruits and select the right job candidates

• Ensure all job descriptions are kept up to date, create new JDs as and when necessary

• Deal with any performance or grievance issues in a legally compliant and professional way

• Monitor sickness absence

• Ensure all policies and procedures are up to date and legally compliant

• Provide day to day advice to line managers on all human resource issues: management of staff, remuneration, etc.
• Review all staff salaries and make recommendations for pay rises in consultation with department heads and Directors. Implement any increases and promotions

• Involvement in all termination and redundancy consultations
• Develop and implement the Human Resources policies and Procedures for THE COMPANY and ensure that they are consistent with the Bahraini Labour law

• Prepare the Annual HR Budget, monitor HR expenses and identify opportunities to improve HR efficiency and cost effectiveness

• Assist with drive timely manpower planning and monitor its implementation

• Improve the HR information system with the aim of improving the efficiency of HR operations
• Coordinate the Employee Engagement Surveys with the specific goal of identifying any perceived areas requiring improvement and developing and implementing solutions, which foster positive employee relations and thereby enhance productivity

• Interact with management and employee groups to improve employee relations

• Initiate quality improvement initiatives within the HR department

• Supervise HR Department employees

• Report to the Administration Director for all activities related to the department

• Train, coach, and mentor HR Team members

• Conduct the performance appraisals of HR Team members

• To provide assistance for HR-related activities as required by the Administration Director

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

• Effective development and implementation of HR Policies and Procedures

• Effectiveness of interventions in respect of employee related issues

• Timely and successful recruitment

• Effectiveness of Training programs

• Completion of Performance management cycle


Qualifications & Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and 5-10 years of experience in related field (or Master’s Degree / CIPD and minimum 6 years of experience)
• Knowledge of local Labor Laws is a must
• Excellent written and verbal communication in English & Arabic and interpersonal skills
• Can quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships with department managers. Demonstrable maturity, professionalism and gravitas
• Ability to recognize the value and responsibility of working in a team, actively supports and develops team members, quick to identify and problem solve any issues
• Act as a role model for the organization looks beyond own team as a role model and source of knowledge. Works with others in a collaborative and solutions focused manner to achieve win-win outcomes
• Able to work to deadlines and adapt to changing conditions ability to generate effective and pragmatic solutions to new situations and problems as they are presented
• Demonstrate an understanding of personalities and behavioral styles in order to work collaboratively with a variety of people and to make informed decision around resourcing, reporting structures and relationships
• The ability to inspire confidence of the CE and other Directors through timely delivery of information and plans. Works independently of Administration Director, but consults where appropriate
• Strong working knowledge of employment law issues and the ability to apply these to a variety of situations using a pragmatic and common sense approach
• Familiar with best practice redundancy processes and experienced in coaching managers through this and leading where necessary.
• Commercial acumen - has a good overall understanding of company finances and uses this information to push back and support managers in resource planning
• Able to problem solve both operational and strategic issues through a pragmatic and commercially sound approach
• Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
• Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule
• Formal presentation skills
• Problem analysis and problem-solving
• Team-leadership
• Persuasiveness
• Adaptability
• Creativity
• Judgment
• Decision-making

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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HR Manager salaries in Bahrain

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BHD 900

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