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HR Manager

British Council

Abu Dhabi or Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP106-36

The Role

Purpose of Job:
To support the achievement of British Council outcomes through effective and efficient Human Resources Management. To meet business needs and exemplify corporate values and standards. To promote a supportive working environment that emphasises achievement through learning, knowledge sharing and team-working.

Context and Environment: (e.g. dept description, region description, organogram):
The post holder will work as a part of the UAE Resources Team, reporting to Assistant Director Resources and working closely with the UAE Senior Management Team, MENA HR Business Partner, Line Managers and all UAE staff in both the country and the regional teams.

Salary Package:
Basic Salary: AED 7,770/-
Housing Allowance: AED 3,500/- per month
Please visit the British Council UAE website as only completed applications will be accepted


Skills and Knowledge

1.Human Resources Management includes but not limited to Resourcing, People and Performance, Learning & Development

2. Communication Skills
Reading and writing skills, Speaking and listening skills, Understanding purpose, Understand the audience, Understand tools and media, Knowledge sharing

Significant demonstrable experience in HR management in a multinational organization

Desirable for the role however not essential:
a) Fluent in written and spoken Arabic
b) Knowledge of UAE Labour laws and market
c) HR Qualification (e.g. CIPD Certificate or Diploma or equivalent)

About the Company

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relationships.

Our purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries and to increase appreciation of the UK’s ideas and achievements. We work in 100 countries and every year we help to create some form of personal contact with the UK for 16 million people around the world.

We are known around the world as leaders in the teaching and learning of English language. We are also a gateway to world-class education, a channel for the arts, science and technology, a cultural exchange, a facilitator for international partnerships, and a resource for development, good governance, human rights and positive social change.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of UK society at every level within the organization. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet essential criteria. We are registered in England as a charity.

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