HR Operations Specialist for an International Professional Services Firm

RecruitMe FZE

Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP103-655

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

HR Operations Junior Manager for an International Professional Services Firm

• Responsible for ensuring all GCC (UAE, Saudi and Qatar) employment inquiries are addressed in a timely manner through mandate of the team
• Establish solid relationships with professional network of contacts with GCC governmental stakeholders (entities, pension plans, etc...) to stay updated on GCC employment regulations and resolve any issues
• Ensure staff employment compliance with local UAE, Saudi employment and Qatari regulations as per our legal entity setup. Maintain an updated view on changes related to the employment regulation in the GCC and manage projects across stakeholders (external and internal such as finance/accounting/technology) to this end
• Manage ME pension plan programs for client staff in the ME. Act as the point of contact with the ME pension plan counterparts. Maintain tracking sheet, open accounts for new joiners, upload distribution figures on pension system, verify leavers application, validate leaver statement, validate eligible staff data with the finance department, track invoices and payments
• Supervise the DEWS (DIFC Employee Workplace Savings Plan) implementation and process. Closely coordinate with the payroll team to enrol new joiners, terminate leaver, track leave of absence, transfers between offices. Liaise and coordinate with the pension authorities at DEWS as required and update HR management with new announcements/developments
• Supervise the GCC pension plan for GCC nationals working with UAE entities, new joiners’ enrolment, terminations, issuance of labour agreements, government system requirements. Review figures with the finance department, liaise and coordinate with the pension authorities in GCC as required
• Manage the inter-firm relocations across different offices; securing approval as per eligibility criteria, onboarding, employment agreements, benefits, discharge letters
• Act as a reference for Employee Relations matters (inquiries, policies and procedures) within the GCC offices
• Supervise junior employee relations team members across tasks related to the responsibilities of the employee relations junior manager.


• Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic.
• University degree, specialisation in Human Capital is a plus
• 7-8 years of relevant experience covering GCC (UAE, KSA, Qatar) countries and DIFC employment laws with DEWS.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience of GCC employment laws, regulations, and immigration processes
• Excellent problem-solving capabilities. Ability to establish and deliver on project plan by breaking down high level objectives to work activities/streams and driving action through self/owners
• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
• Very good communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to run cost-benefit analyses to assess options and provide recommendations
• Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to maintain highly confidential information

About the Company

RecruitME are a specialized recruitment consultancy supplying top tier business support staff to Dubais leading multinational organizations. We carefully source, screen and select only the very best candidates to assist our clients in making easier recruitment decisions faster.

Differentiating ourselves from standard recruitment agencies our consultants have been carefully chosen for their backgrounds in business support for leading multinational organizations. Having been both the client and the candidate previously, we have an insiders understanding of the recruitment process and our clients needs.

What we do:

Specializing in business support positions we can assist in introducing a small selection of experienced administration, finance and human resource candidates with the relevant experience to benefit your business. Our careful screening process ensures that we have met with and can give a concise overview of each candidates skills and current situation before you meet them.

We pride ourselves on sending our clients only the very best available candidates in the market to ensure a simplified, hassle free and timely recruitment experience for all involved.

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