HR Specialist - Saudi National

Irwin & Dow

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: NP447-1491

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the HR specialist in Riyadh you will work closely with the team to ensure comprehensive HR support on a day to day basis managing all onboarding, iqama processing, coordinating the GOSI process, monitoring Saudization directives, delivering presentations to new staff and liaising with other regional offices to ensure employment contracts are received and all relevant documents are actioned. As you will see the Riyadh employees through their whole journey you will also conduct and monitor exit interviews and manage the process, including final settlements and cancellation of all documents.

Administration will also play a key part of the role of HR Specialist and you will be expected to monitor iqama and Saudi visa document expiry dates, update changes in processes to the wider team and manage visas for all of the Riyadh employees. Custody of corporate documents such as trade license, personnel files and database input is also part of this role and it is expected that the HR specialist will proactively work to improve the HR service and strive to implement best practices.


In order to apply for this role it is expected that you will possess at least 2 years’ experience within a similar HR Generalist capacity and have a strong knowledge of Saudi Arabia employment law and the necessary processes. In order to maintain efficiencies and updates you will have advanced IT skills and be comfortable in the use of databases to form reports and records. It is also essential that the successful Saudi National candidate is bilingual in both Arabic and English (spoken, reading and writing). Our client represents a global management organisation with over 80 offices across the world. They pride themselves on their adaptability and work ethics to ensure they attract clients from a wide range of industry sectors and as such this role can offer a great stepping stone to a more senior HR career in the future for the success Saudi National applicant.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.

Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.

Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.

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