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HR Manager

Manpower Middle East


Ref: HP647-2429

Job description / Role

Role Purpose:

The HR Manager targets at achieving organizational goals by bringing the people and organization together. To ensure effective utilization of manpower, to achieve and maintain high employee morale and job satisfaction. To develop desirable working relationships among all, create opportunities for development, decide on the adequate and equitable remuneration, and to provide fair and efficient leadership. This position aims at Acquiring, Training, Appraising and compensating employees and attend to their labour relations and fairness concerns.


• Maintains and develops HR policies, ensuring compliance and to contribute the development of corporate HR policies in conjunction with the senior management.
• Involvement in Manpower Planning and Budgets:

- Analyses current manpower (quality, quantity and costs) in the organization by considering each business unit requirements and; employees within them
- Makes future manpower forecasts to identify required manpower needs with department heads and CEO
- Formulates policies, procedures and programs for recruitment, orientation, benefits and compensation, and labour and industrial relations.

• Talent Acquisition:
- Develops job descriptions (JD/PD) in conjunction with relevant department heads and obtain sign off from senior management in order to develop sourcing strategies for attracting new talent.
- Develops, obtain sign off, implements and reviews recruitment policies and procedures (from acquisition through to interviews and eventual placement) for the organization
- Manages the recruitment process to ensure relevant action is taken to fulfil and deliver as per requests submitted and associated timeframes
- Develops sourcing strategies for attracting new talent
- Provides support in the selection of recruitment agencies which meet the organizations standards
- Development of interview policies and procedures including the completion of initial interviews and creation of candidate short lists as required
- Negotiates the compensation packages and finalizing the offer between the candidate and employee as required
- Reviews recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes

• Compensation and Benefits:
- Responsible for developing, implementing and administering the compensation and benefit policies in conjunction with senior management and business heads
- Monitors organization’s salary structure and benefits while balancing cost control (against budgets, etc.) with the need to attract and retain staff
- Analyses compensation policies, government regulations, prevailing wage rates and competitor’s salary rates to develop competitive compensation plan.
- Designs reward and recognition policies for the benefit of employees which are in turn linked to the performance review structure

• Training:
- Development of organization wide training matrix/schedule based on a needs analysis conducted through job analysis, appraisal schemes and consultation with department heads and supervisors
- Development and implementation of new hire induction / orientation programs
- Implements processes to monitor and review the progress of employees who have undergone training
- Coordinates the delivery (either personally or via internal / external resources) of various training programs approved as per the organization training matrix/schedule

• Attendance and Leave Management:
- Reviews and updates attendance system across the company to ensure accuracy
- Develops, obtains sign off, implements and reviews leave policies and procedures for the organization
- Shares information with the employees about company standards for attendance and expectations about the employee’s responsibility regarding attendance and absenteeism
- Ensures coordination and completion of payroll procedures / documentation / compilation of reports and delivery to required departments for transmission of compensation data on time
- Leads Investigation and understands causes for staff absences compile and present associated monthly reports

• Performance Management:
- Development and implementation of performance management (both positive/negative) and appraisal procedures, policies and documentation
- Conducts staff performance evaluations in conjunction with department heads, line managers, supervisors and employees
- Provides counselling to employees either directly or in conjunction with the employee’s line manager to address performance and behavior related issues

• Others:
- Manages the various staff accommodation and transportation facilities
- Maintains the utmost confidentiality in dealing with employee records and business information
- Uses excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the public
- Attends and participates in professional group meetings; staying abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of human resource management
- Provides advice and recommendations on disciplinary actions
- Promotes workplace health and safety
- Completes other duties if required by the organization

• Supervises The Following Staff:
- HR Coordinator
- HR Assistant
- PROs
- Employee accommodation and transportation staff


Position Requirements

- Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in all facets of HR functions

- Problem solving skills
Negotiations skills
- Effective verbal, listening and written communications skills in both Arabic and English and ability to prepare reports, proposals and policies. Must have comprehensive counselling skills.
- Computer skills including the ability to operate spreadsheets and word processing programs at a highly proficient level
- Able to adapt to a variety of work-related situations

- An understanding of relevant Qatari legislation, policies and procedures
- Human resources management procedures
- Performance review methods and techniques, Staff training, development, reward and recognition

- Maintain standards of conduct and demonstrate sound work ethics
- Must be globally astute
- Be flexible and be able to multi task
- Be consistent and fair in decisions
- Trustworthy with confidential and sensitive company information

- Directly responsible for the proper implementation of all HR policies and procedures and coordination of the HR function

Working Relationships
- CEO and Senior Management
- HR Team
- Department / Business Unit Heads
- Employees
- Vendors / Consultants

- Maintain standards of conduct
- Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Flexible
- Demonstrates sound work ethics
- Consistent and fair
- Trustworthy with confidential and sensitive company information

Education Background
- Must be a University Post Graduate from Human Resources background or other Management course
- Trainings and Certifications
- HR training / certifications
- Personal Attributes
- Personable with a good service orientation
- Maintains standards of conduct
- Must be honest and trustworthy

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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HR Manager salaries in Qatar

Average monthly compensation
QAR 13,500

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