Talent & Culture Manager


Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP714-2650

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Reporting to the Cluster Director of Talent & Culture, the Talent & Culture Manager will be responsible to assist in the smooth and efficient running of the Human Resources Division. He/she will assist the Cluster Director of Talent & Culture with the implementation of T&C Policies and Procedures throughout the hotel.

Summary of Daily Tasks & Responsibilities


- Maintain effective colleague communication channels in the property (e.g., develop daily communications and assist with regular scheduled meetings).
- Review progressive discipline documentation for accuracy and consistency, and checks for supportive documentation and is accountable for determining appropriate action.
- Utilize an "open door" policy to acknowledge colleague problems or concerns in a timely manner
- Ensure colleague issues are referred to the Department Manager for resolution or escalated to the Cluster, Director of Talent & Culture.
- Provide an advice service to both managers and colleagues on T&C policy, legal requirements, staffing issues, and act as an arbitrator where necessary.
- Take active role in projects and teams throughout the Hotel and be prepared to take ownership where appropriate or act as an advisor on any T&C issues. (E.g. Colleagues Welfare, Cafeteria, Planet 21, etc.)
- Lead, plan and organize generic social and community activities.
- Responsible for the smooth operations staff cafeteria.
- Ensure that cafeteria, lockers and common areas are always cleaned and up to standard


- Liaise with Managers to establish their recruitment requirements and ensure recruitment is in line with budget and forecasted levels of business.
- Follow up with Managers during all stages of the recruitment process, keeping them informed of progress and ensuring that T&C is aware of all actions.
- Creating requisitions & posting positions online through the internal recruitment platform Ines
- Identify most effective and cost efficient method of recruitment for all positions - update and maintain the internal notice board with internal adverts, Vacancy listings, and update vacancies with the INES Platform.
- Assists in the interviewing and hiring of candidates with the appropriate skills, as needed.
- Oversees/monitors candidate identification and selection process.
- Performs reference check on candidate identification/selection.
- Preparation of colleague contracts.
- Ensure proper onboarding process is in place for new colleagues (T&C policies introduction, legal documents, locker allocation, job description, name badge, uniform, Timekeeping machine registration, hotel ID, bank application forms etc.)
- Ensure creation of email ID is done in timely manner.
- Ensure all new joiners' information is uploaded in Oasys and information is accurate.
- Keep accurate record of recruitment status and ensure regular communication with candidates while keeping informed the HOD


- Handles monthly payroll activities in coordination with departmental coordinators and Payroll Manager.
- Assist Cluster Director of Talent & Culture in the preparation and coordination of payroll budget and payroll forecasts on a monthly basis.
- Prepare and send on monthly basis the labor turnover report, leave balance report, accrual report any other reports required.
- Ensure all colleagues starting, status change and termination information is accurately completed, entered into the system and communicated to payroll department.
- Ensure all colleagues' files are kept up to date - and to ensure confidentiality of employee information is maintained at all time, in line with Data Protection legislation.
- Ensure that T&C records (Master Manning list, etc.) are updated on a daily basis.
- Any other tasks and responsibilities as assigned .



- Previous administration or Talent & Culture experience required
- Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
- University/College degree in a related discipline an asset
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
- Strong work ethics & confidentiality
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

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