Regional HR Manager

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Employment: Full Time

The Country/Regional HR Leader is responsible for local implementation of HR processes, policies and activities. Aligns the HR solutions and strategies with the business needs and priorities. Leads all talent development efforts at the country/regional level as well as ensuring consistent implementation of HR policies across the scope of influence.

Client Details

The client is a global business based in Dubai offices, this role will offer a progressive opportunity for a regional HR Manager to cover the MENA Region and have a wide scope potential.


The Key responsibilities will include:

* Local implementation of HR policies and procedures that are developed on a global or regional level.
* Owns action plans coming out of Strategic Talent Forecasting activities, the execution of the tools and templates in the Talent Forecasting planning process for their area or country of responsibility
* Development and implementation of Country specific policies associated with local laws.
* Provides advice on implementation of HR practices, handles employee issues, talent development, and engagement in Country or region
* Provides advice on implementation of HR practices, handles employee issues, talent development, and engagement in Country or region.
* Communications for their Country or Site. Owns the strategic side of engagement for their areaand the impact communications has on engagement
* Works with the respective business leader/s to assess open positions and plan the workforce.
* Executes all recruitment activities in the zone of responsibility.
* Implementation of local pay practices that are aligned with corporate requirements but also compliant with local law and legislation.
* First point of contact for the manager on employee issues. The coach to the managers on how to handle the employee issue. Can also assist the manager on any legal issues/complications.
* Work with the manager to develop a Performance Improvement plan, deliver the plan and work with the manager to follow up on the plan.
* Oversees any restructuring activity within the area of responsibility. This includes all planning, support, financial and disparate impact analysis (if required), and developing communications plans and severance and retention documents as needed to support the people and site impact of the restructuring.
* Responsible for the whole employee life cycle in the company
* Ensures the HR annual plan is executed properly with 100% completion rates where applicable. The plan will include the Performance Feedback reviews, annual compensation/merit process, goal settings process, promotions etc
* Utilises HR technology and ensures all data in all systems is managed and accurate
* Designs the regular reports to record the HR metric in the region (headcount data, leavers/comers, turnover etc) as well as the ad-hoc reports by the request of the line-manager or the General manager/s.
* Actively participates in initiatives to foster diversity and inclusion such as DS Women in business.

Job Offer

A Competitive salary package + benefits and the opportunity to join a global business

The Successful candidate will have/be:

* A minimum of 10 years experience in a HR Position
* Experience covering the MENA Region in terms of HR Scope + any other beneficial regional/ multi country experience
* Talent management
* Experience in diversity management
* Building a strong organisational culture in an international team
* Negotiation skills and experience in conflict resolution
* Building talent development programs
* Experience in cooperation with commercial organisation and in recruitment
* Organisation design and restructuring experience
* Performance Management and team effectiveness
* Coaching skills
* Change Management - leading changes as well as coaching client groups to better manage change


Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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