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Head of HR


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4116

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with an established educational services group based in Dubai who is looking to hire a Head of Human Resources who will report to the Regional Managing Director.

You will be responsible for HR operations and undertake projects where you will implement strategies and conducting ongoing reviews of HR practices in order to streamline processes and improve organizational effectiveness. You will head up the HR strategy for the Middle East, liaising with HR managers and school leadership teams across the group.

In addition, you will also oversee the talent management and introduce solutions to improve learning & development which includes identification of internal / external training opportunities and the budgets associated with this.


The successful candidate should be educated to Degree level and possess a minimum of 4 years of HR experience within professional services, financial services or education. This role is heavily focussed on HR operations and a strategical background is preferred, as well as good knowledge of regional requirements and legislation.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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Head Of HR salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 37,000

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