• HR Manager - Schools Jobs in United Arab Emirates - 23802477

  • United Arab Emirates, Uae

Job Description:

HR Manager - Schools | Al Futtaim | Dubai

Location AE

Company Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID 42252

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get The chance to push the limits every single day

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees Youll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best

HR Manager - Schools | Al Futtaim | Dubai

About the role

Provides strategic direction and hands on role to provide full cycle Human resources support to our academic institutions The role is critical in executing HR initiatives providing great internal customer support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement

Role Responsibilities

Recruitment and Resource planning

Partner with Talent acquisition to develop and implement a recruitment and resource planning strategy to ensure that the school employs the best talent and that school operations are uninterrupted

Partner with business heads to identify resource needs and forecast costs

Identify, work with and build lasting relationships with recruitment agencies that specialises in providing teaching staff

Learning and Development

Partner with L&D team to develop and implement a training strategy for teaching and non-teaching staff

Ensure that all mandatory training requirements are implemented throughout the year ie Health and safety, Child protection, Code of conduct

Total Rewards

Work with Total rewards team in reviewing compensation and proposing solutions to maintain internal equity and market competitiveness

Business processes/ Operations

Manage day-to-day HR operations and requests

Develop and implement the on boarding process to enhance employee experience

Ensure business compliance to HR processes and procedures

Maintain HR information in a systematic and confidential manner

Manage staff exits ensuring positive employee experience


Ensure that all staff have all the documents permitting them to work in the country

Ensure that all teaching staff are compliant to international standards and have all the documents vetted and attested

Ensure that references are taken for all staff

Partner with business to increase awareness on compliance and implementation

Review and approve offer letters and contracts

Performance Management

Partner with the business in identifying top talent and planning for succession

Partner with line managers in managing employee performance

Develop and implement a talent management plan that is aligned with a performance driven institution

Implement the performance management process and ensure compliance from all business heads and line managers

Understanding of and adherence to safe recruitment in education practices

Responsibility for safeguarding training for all staff

Liaison with Operations Manager to ensure contractors in school have also received safeguard training

About the Person


Minimum Bachelors degree in any related field preferably with an MBA in HR Management or CIPD qualifications

Minimum Experience and Knowledge

Minimum of 5 years of HR Business partnering experience (Experience within a school/educational institution is a preferable)
Candidates with background or experience in Compensation and Benefits / Organization Development will have an advantage
Proven track record in managing HR operations and building effective partnerships in a consultative model
Experience in implementing HR processes, policies and procedures

Job-Specific Skills

High level communication skills and able to influence and change hearts and minds within the related cultural context
Able to multi task and can handle work pressure effectively
High level of empathy and understanding


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Before you click apply Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process We make every effort to review and respond to every application

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG, Retailing
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 12th Apr 2020

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