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UAE National - Human Capital Director

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5679

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are looking to hire a UAE National - Human Capital Director, who will report into the Executive Director of HR and Support Services. The role holder will take charge of complete transformation of the HR function and internal culture.

Client Details
Our client, a government entity based in Abu Dhabi.

* Lead the new HC department
* Full 360 HR role, with a particular focus on performance and talent management, comp and bens and HR strategy
* Design and transform and implement the HR strategy including KPIs and objectives.
* Initiate the transformation of the compensation and benefits scheme
* Take charge of the development and update, of the organisation chart, job evaluations, job descriptions and the core competencies of the departments.
* Lead the transformation of the company culture, building relationships with key stakeholders, overcoming potential internal resistance.
* Devise creative ideas, outside of traditional HR policies to support with entity transformation

Job Offer
* Great opportunity for huge career exposure
* Competitive salary


* 10 + years of Human Capital experience
* HR strategy and transformation knowledge required
* Experience of working with Government stakeholders
* Leadership mentality and works well under pressure
* Fluent written and spoken English and Arabic is essential
* Family book required due to Emiratisation quota

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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