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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Overview

KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration - through conceptualization - to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 years we have led with vision, contributing to many of the world's most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.

As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.

We invite you to join us.

Our newest opportunity is for a HR Manager, to join our award-winning team based in Kuwait.

Responsibilities

Paramount to success within this varied role will include;

- Supporting the management and working on matters related to the employment lifecycle, such as employee onboarding and exiting, performance management, training, compensation, employment law & compliance, providing conflict resolution services and communicating HR programs and policies.
- Providing employees and managers with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues; escalates concerns beyond their scope to Senior HRM or VP - HR.
- Providing employee relations support, including conflict resolution, disciplinary action and performance improvement counselling.
- Responsible for managing several HR functions such as entry/exit, employment, labour relations, training, records, health and safety, benefits and employee services.
- Identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching and motivating employees.
- Responsible for partnering with clients and management on decisions relating to hiring, terminating, compensation and performance evaluation.
- Evaluating the status and productivity of HR programs and recommends changes to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
- Assists with or drives other HR special projects or initiatives as needed.
- Maintains and protects confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care.
- Preparing reports and conducting basic analysis for review by HR management.
- Interviewing employees to gather information relating to general factors that affect worker morale, motivation and efficiency.
- Performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Qualifications

- To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envisage that you will bring a between 5 - 10 years' experience from a similar role working within a corporate environment partnered with a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related discipline.
- Ability to comprehend, analyse, and interpret various types of business documents including complex employment contracts and other legal documents.
- Ability to effectively respond to inquiries or from clients, co-workers, supervisor and/or management.
- Proficient in using Microsoft Office Applications and HRIS.
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to effectively interact at all levels.
- Knowledge of local and regional employment laws.

KEO's performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its' contribution to client success wherever we work.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.

About the Company

KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.

As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.

We invite you to join us.

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HR Manager salaries in Kuwait

Average monthly compensation
KWD 1,250

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