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HR Manager - Global Law Firm

Barratt Galvin

Dubai, UAE

Ref: OP936-90

Job description / Role

We're assisting a global law firm with their search for an HR Manager to join the Dubai practice, an office of circa 30 staff.

Reporting to the Office Managing Partner and the London-based Head of HR, you will work with the firm's Office Managers and HR professionals across the globe to deliver human resources support at the highest standard.

You, the successful applicant, will be responsible for building strong relationships with department heads and staff. You will oversee 360 degrees of the employee experience from recruitment, on-boarding, contract renewal, salary review, staff movements and retention. Additional responsibilities include managing periods of absence, internships schemes, the implementation of firm processes, policies, and improvements.

This position is sure to challenge, inspire, and develop an individual who is passionate about Human Resources.


Listed below are the minimum expectations for technical skills, experience and qualifications which individuals need to meet in order to perform their role:

* Current and relevant HR experience at a high level within a law firm;
* An understanding of UAE HR practices (ie visas, employment law and ER);
* Excellent relationship management skills with a confident and articulate communication style;
* A strong and supportive team player, mentor, and professional;
* Good knowledge of global HR software;
* Proactive, hard-working, organised, and enthusiastic.

About the Company

Barratt Galvin is an Australian based business providing recruitment solutions from a global perspective. Drawing on our networks throughout Australia, the Middle East and the UK we are able to utilise our extensive experience recruiting locally within each region as well as facilitating international moves when the need arises.

Our experience spans small boutiques right through to mid to top tier and global firms, as well as in-house legal departments and not for profit organisations. We recruit across a broad range of roles including:

Lawyer Paralegal Legal Secretary EA/PA HR Administration/Office Support

Please note, applicants are advised only to apply to Barratt Galvins job opportunities through the GulfTalent portal. All direct applications will be deleted.

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HR Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 18,000

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