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HR Project Specialist - Temporary

Averda International

Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP190-138

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The position is required for a period of 4 months as a maternity cover. This role holder is responsible for supporting HR initiatives/projects for Averda Group with primary focus on Total Rewards, Global Mobility, Performance Management, Talent Management, HR Process Design and Employee Communication.

• Total Rewards & Global Mobility:
-Provide the hiring team and local HR with market salary ranges as per Global Pay decks and support them with salary fitments as and when requested
-Compute expat packages for international assignees in Africa in line with Averda’s Global Mobility policy and share pay proposals for HR & Business review
-Consolidate required manpower data for any potential Tender submission in GCC & Africa
-Remain up-to-date on innovative HR practices and trends, particularly in the area of compensation and benefits/rewards
-Engage, when required, with external rewards service providers

• Performance Management:
-Manage the PM tool end to end to ensure employees’ queries are resolved
-Ensure regular progress updates are done by employees
-Support employees with queries regarding the Career Planning tool
-Assist in rolling out the quarterly feedback cycle

• Ensure monthly submission of the HR & Admin Cost Saving & Expense tracker to the Chief Talent Officer

• Policies & Procedures: Work closely with the external partner to review and finalize the current HR policies and procedures and submit to the internal Committee

• Talent Review & Succession Planning:

-Assist the Leadership team to undertake a detailed assessment of their talent alongside the business strategic goals, identify areas of strength and potential gaps, develop succession and identify a diverse pipeline for critical roles
-Consolidate all Talent Review profiles and Individual Development Plans; share with COO/Functional Heads/Regional MDs for calibration and review

• Consolidate employee success stories and key HR initiatives globally for submission in the monthly newsletter

• Support the Chief Talent Officer and HR team with employee communication design on a periodic basis

• Extend support with adhoc/new projects that may come up during the period


• Bachelor's degree/ diploma in Human resources
• Minimum 4 years of Rewards/Global Mobility/Corporate HR experience, preferably from reputed Global HR Consulting firms
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent communication skills – articulate and tactful in written and verbal communications

• Knowledge of compensation practices, job analysis/evaluation, labour regulations, and general HR
• practices
• Highly analytical – competent user of excel for data analysis and visualization and ability to identify areas of improvement
• Strong attention to detail
• Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills
• Ability to work under pressure and deadline driven
• Self-motivation and action orientation

• Drive for results
• Dealing with Ambiguity
• Communication
• Customer Focus
• Functional Expertise
• Timely decision making
• Business Acumen
• Problem Solving
• Integrity & Trust
• Self-Commitment & Motivation

About the Company

Averda is the leading provider of waste management services to emerging markets. For over 35 years, Averda has been continuously improving living and working environments for millions of people by providing effective and transformative city cleaning and waste management services.

Averda was built on the idea that clean streets are one of the cornerstones of growth and prosperity, delivering safer, healthier environments for communities to flourish.

As urban populations continue to boom across Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Averda is uniquely placed to work with fast-growing countries to develop long-term and sustainable waste management solutions for cities and expanding urban centres.

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