Regional HR Manager - Compass Project Consulting

Opus Recruit Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP018-122

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Head Office, Dubai. Salary package is open for the correct candidate Please reach out to for a confidential chat

Location Global remit.

Base Shall be based within the CPC Dubai Office with regular travel to branch offices as per requirements of the business.

Workplace Compass is a young, energetic versatile organisation that seeks highly driven, capable and independent personnel that can deliver intelligent, accelerated, and professional project solutions to clients of all sizes and backgrounds from concept right through to operational hand-over.

The role entails three main functions:

- Recruitment: Sourcing and onboarding the best talent, worldwide, within time and cost constraints.
- Employee Relations: Maintaining strong relations with team members, driving standards, and limiting turnover.
- Training and Development: Ensuring team members have access to tools, information, and support to flourish.

Core Values (LIVE)

L - Leadership
I - Integrity
V - Vigilance
E - Evolution

Reporting To Managing Director

- Planning Developing and delivering on the annual recruitment plan.
- Leadership Deploying and leading recruitment resources as required to meet the recruitment plan.
- Benchmarking Benchmarking relevant talent pools and salaries worldwide, to ensure focus (inc roadshows) is kept in the right places.
- Process Continual refinement of the outreach, screening, interviewing and recruitment process (and systems) to improve its engagement and effectiveness.
- Paperwork Ensure all candidates receive all relevant paperwork, particularly clear role descriptions before their onboarding.
- Compensation and Benefits Annual review and adjustment of company compensation and benefits (by role/band).
- Recruitment Marketing Agree and liaise with Marketing to deliver on the annual recruitment marketing plan.
- Onboarding Ensure recruiters proactively manage the onboarding process to ensure as smooth and clear as possible whilst minimizing time and costs (particularly in KSA).

Employee Relations
- Leadership Deploying and leading employee relations resources as required to manage the group's headcount (inc PRO/GRO and office management resources)
- Onboarding Ensure a smooth, professional, and comprehensive onboarding and induction experience for all new resources.
- HR Manual and Employee Handbooks Amend as required and ensure employee relations are administering policy (inc behavior, leave, expenses)
- Regulation Ensure the Company adheres to the relevant labor department reporting requirements.
- Compensations & Benefits Monitor pay increases, ensure within pre-set bands, and set standards of merit.
- Engagement Work with management to manage regular internal comms and maintain high levels of employee engagement toward the company's vision and goals.
- HR Information System Implement and utilize applicable HR software to ensure ready access to accurate and useful information.
- HR Data and Analytics Report monthly on trends, risks and solutions.
- Policies Provide recommendations and implement policy changes concerning the above, as required.
- Confidentiality Improve existing standards and maintain strict confidentiality in all HR-related matters.
- Events, Team building Plan, budget and oversee the annual events and team building calendar.
- Culture Work with management to identify and correct / amplify cultural behaviors.
- Offboarding Ensure a proactive and professional approach to offboarding individuals, inc undertaking exit interviews and using this information to inform policy change.
- Saudiisation, Nationalisation and Emitarisation Minimize the overhead costs associated with these regulations.

Training and Development
- Tools Curate and ensure access to all relevant training tools.
- Training Identify training needs, and set and implement an annual training programme.
- RICS / CIPS / PMI etc Agree on targets with management and encourage team members to take up relevant industry body accreditations.
- Development Implement career mapping, to allow team members to self-navigate.
- Performance Reviews Implement an effective and efficient performance review system.
- Health and Wellbeing Implement relevant health and wellbeing programmes.


- MS Office - Expert
- Adobe InDesign - Desired
- HR Management / LMS system knowledge
- UAE and KSA Labor Regulations Knowledge
- Completed relevant HR and Compliance Training Courses
- A University degree in social sciences and business management will be highly regarded.

Previous recruitment, training, HR, and business management experience in Construction, Engineering, or Architectural industries will be highly regarded.


- Professional
- Motivated
- Well Spoken
- Well Written
- Punctual
- Reliable
- Team Building & Culture
- Relationship Building & Management

About the Company

We have spent years building our key client & candidate bases; only working with the top firms in the market who have the same philosophy as us. We only partner with ethical businesses who have an excellent reputation in the market, allowing us to attract the very best talent for our clients.

We refuse to be like most recruiters – targeted on CV sends & quantity over quality. We do not operate a KPI environment. We will always have a direct, honest & transparent approach to our clients and candidates delivering a first in class service at all times; whether you are recruiting an engineer or director.

We have the capabilities, coupled with local market knowledge to manage your projects from concept design to completion. We recruit in the following countries: UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar & Kuwait.

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