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Senior HR Specialist - Arabic Speaker

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-4939

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A government entity in Abu Dhabi is seeking an Arabic speaker for a Senior HR Specialist position who will oversee a large proportion of HR operations as well as advise on some strategic HR policy.

Client Details

A government entity in Abu Dhabi.


* Handle all employee relations operations through the entire employee life-cycle including on-boarding, time & attendance, grievances and off-boarding
* Suggest and implement policy and procedures related to employee relations
* Support the wider HR team on recruitment, training and policy development
* Work with the Head of HR on strategic HR implementation
* Be knowledgeable and advise on HRA governance

Job Offer

* A competitive public sector salary is on offer plus education allowance.


* You must live or be willing to relocate to live in Abu Dhabi - non negotiable
* Fluent Arabic speaker ESSENTIAL
* Experience working in any UAE government entity, semi government or federal government entity is required
* Comfortable with a hands on HR operations role, especially within employee relations and employee life-cycle
* 6+ years generalist HR experience
* Immediately available candidates or candidates on short notice will be preferred

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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