HR Strategy Transformation and PMO Associate

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-7718

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The client is looking for a HR Strategy, Transformation & PMO Associate with a strong focus on Transformation through M&A related activities such as integration's in addition you will be the point person for the HR PMO.

The position will be based in Abu Dhabi and report to the Head of HR Strategy, Transformation & PMO.

Client Details

The HR Strategy, Transformation & PMO Associate will be responsible for the execution of HR M&A, special projects, and transformation initiatives.

Additionally, the individual participates in organisation-wide efforts such as end-to-end Organisational Culture, Organisational Development, and Diversity & Inclusion.

This is a real 360 role and best suits someone that is used to working on a multitude of projects at once and remaining in control everywhere.


The Key responsibilities of the role will include:

• M&A Support: Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of HR aspects during merger and acquisition activities, including due diligence, post-merger integration, and synergy realisation.
• Project Management Office (PMO): Run the HR PMO, ensuring effective project governance, documentation, and communication. Establish Project Management Standards. Ensure day-to day delivery of HR initiatives. Own and maintain status reports and progress updates.
• Strategic HR Initiatives: Contribute to the development and implementation of strategic HR initiatives aligned with business objectives, focusing on transformations initiatives and organisational change management.
• Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate closely with stakeholders to understand requirements, provide expert advice, and ensure alignment of HR strategies with overall project goals.
• Change Management: Support change management initiatives by assisting in the development and implementation of communication plans, training programs, and organisational readiness assessments.
• Reporting: Provide key insights for decision-making, track progress and flag risks.

Job Offer

A Competitive salary package + Company Benefits


The Successful candidate will have/be:

• Bachelor's degree in human resources, Business Administration, or related field.
• At least 2-4 years of experience in HR PMO or HR M&A roles.
• Comfortable with ambiguity and complexity
• Strong project management skills and ability to plan initiatives
• Expert user of PowerPoint and Excel
• Excellent communication, stakeholder management, and analytical skills.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
• Strong Team and Senior Stakeholder Management

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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