HR / Government Relations Assistant (Emirati National)

Currie & Brown

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: MP689-283

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Currie & Brown is currently looking for a UAE national human resources /PRO assistant, for our Abu Dhabi office who meets the following requirements:

The successful candidate will support the business globally in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes, capturing and sharing knowledge across the global business, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as a preferred service provider.

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

- Assist our employees in Abu Dhabi and the Dubai based People Team with the following:
- Coordinating with the Government Relations Officer (GRO) to process new employment visa, renew, and cancel visas.
- Keeping up with UAE labour laws and communicating any changes to the People team.
- Act as the company PRO when required, and coordinate with Regional HR department and employees to prepare visa paperwork. To submit and process visa applications with immigration / labour offices for the following visa types; business visas, work visas, residence visas, renewals, family visas, foreign visas required for other business travel, visit visas etc.
- Schedule, communicate and accompany staff to medical appointments for visa processing & arrange finger printing
- Enrolling new staff & and their families into our medical insurance group plan
- Assist employees in sponsoring and renewing visas for family members accompany staff to immigration
- To ensure visa quota remains valid and renew quota requirements in co-ordination with the Regional HR department
- Assisting employees in attesting their qualification and other certificates at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
- Assist employee’s with obtaining the local driving licenses
- Assist employee’s in obtaining E-Gate cards
- Preparing all letters (bank, immigration NOC etc), making sure they are approved by MENA people team before they are issued.
- Assist the onboarding team by liaising with the MENA recruitment team making sure all arrangements are in place for new starters (including laptops and IT, accommodation, and transport).
- Answering queries and being a friendly HR contact in Abu Dhabi. Being a point of contact when assistance is required by Abu Dhabi staff.
- To collect and deliver all documents related visa matters between Abu Dhabi and Dubai office, as and when requested, to ensure efficiency and speed of service in all PRO related matters
- Assist with any administrative tasks in Abu Dhabi
- To be available ‘out of hours’ to assist with emergency situations
- Assist in other company errands when required and instructed


- Degree qualified
- UAE national
- Must be in Abu Dhabi
- A minimum of 5 years working in the HR field and sound knowledge of UAE labour law and laws surrounding immigration
- Good interpersonal skills
- Good spoken and written English

About the Company

Currie & Brown is one of the world's leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the procurement, construction, management and utilisation of their physical assets.

From airports to corporate headquarters, power stations to health and education, leisure and hotel facilities to transportation infrastructure - the sheer range of projects we are involved in gives us a vast breadth and depth of experience. Projects of this kind cannot be tackled with an 'off-the-peg, one-size-fits-all' solution. Instead, we apply flexible working and innovative thinking to provide a value-for-money, tailored solution.

We operate throughout the world and have offices in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.

Get personalised updates on latest vacancies
Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:
HR Executive Easy Apply
eMagine Solutions
Abu Dhabi 30 Oct
HR Assistant Easy Apply
GEA GRADE Refrigeration LLC
Sharjah 13 Mar
Find Top Talent
10 million professionals
Trusted by 10,000+ employers
Start recruiting now
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
Assistant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 6,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience