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UAE National - Human Resources Manager

Gulf Marketing Group (GMG Group)

Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP229-173

Job description / Role

The role holder is responsible for providing support to GMG’s various Business Units by understanding business issues, and assisting in driving key Human Resource activities such as recruitment, operations, learning and development, performance and rewards, and employee relations.

Core Responsibilities:
• Oversees the implementation of the HR strategy across the Business Units through various policies and procedures in order to ensure employee satisfaction and high quality of HR services
• Ensures effective communication of the compensation and benefits, to ascertain that employees and managers understand its aim and value
• Liaises with GMG’s various Business Units to ensure performance management key performance indicators and targets are defined for all concerned staff
• Ensures that all employee queries and requests with regard to employee letters, HR policies, career development and personal issues are responded to in a timely and professional manner
• Manages and investigates any disciplinary issues and policy infractions within GMG
• Manages all the HR Systems Reporting and Analytics ensuring completeness and accuracy of data reporting
• Oversees the employee exit process, coordinates with managers on terminations, ensures proper documentation and conducts employee exit interview
• Collaborates with the Learning & Development function to conduct training needs identification and analysis annually, on the basis of organizational strategic requirements, functional growth objectives, and employee skill gaps
• Manages and investigates disciplinary issues, investigation and policy infractions within GMG, and liaises with Loss Prevention department to facilitate investigation if required
• Oversees the employee exit process, coordinates with managers and legal department on terminations, ensures proper documentation and conducts employee exit interviews


Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources

Essential Skills & Qualifications:
• A minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience with at least 4-5 years in a similar role
• Written and spoken English is essentia

About the Company

Established in 1978, by the Baker family who still own and manage the company today, Gulf Marketing Group is one of the Middle East's leading, family owned companies. Gulf Marketing Group operates regionally, across the GCC and boasts a diverse portfolio of brands, retail outlets and services. Gulf Marketing Group subsidiaries operate in key sectors such as retail and distribution of sporting goods and lifestyle brands, health and fitness, food and food processing, integrated 3PL logistics, real estate, healthcare and pharmacies, education and technology. Since 1978, Gulf Marketing Group has introduced more than 90 international brands into the Middle East, as well as building the reputation of our homegrown brands as reliable and quality driven companies.

We are proud to be one of the top 10 retailers in the Gulf region with:

  • More than three decades experience managing international brands in local environments
  • A prestigious portfolio of world class brand partners
  • Anchor tenancy in all major GCC shopping malls
  • A proven track record of securing exclusive retail and distributor agreements
  • An experienced management team
  • Strong customer relationships

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HR Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 18,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience