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Human Resources Business Partner

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Human Resources Business Partner

Dubai, United Arab EmiratesPosted 22 days ago
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Description Position at GroupM
The HR Business Partner - UAE is responsible for the GroupM function for UAE covering all aspects from onboarding, performance management, employee engagement and wellbeing, company culture, and HR operations. This role will be reporting to the GroupM People and Talent Director MENA. 
The role is required to work with the managing directors and head of practices as an internal business partner across all GroupM entities. This individual should possess the ability to function independently and proactively in a professional manner while managing multiple concurrent deadlines.    
Key Responsibilities: 
Performance & Succession Planning 
  • Lead Culture Amp and annual performance appraisal cycle for UAE market including performance appraisal training, communication of timelines, follow up to ensure 100% completion. 
  • Assess group training needs, working with management, internal L&D team, and outside vendors to set up appropriate trainings.
  • Working with agency stakeholders to analyze talent data to determine high performance employees, promotion potential and succession planning across the business. 
  • Maintain organizational charts for all markets. 
Employee Engagement, Wellbeing and Culture 
  • Lead on the yearly employee engagement survey for your market by analyzing the data, present it to the MDs of the agencies and work with them on an action plan to address employees’ concerns.
  • Driving the cultural & wellbeing initiatives for UAE market
  • Work with relevant stakeholders on DEI initiatives and projects for UAE market.
Onboarding & Exit 
  • Oversee new starter process, ensuring employees are provided with all information and resources required.
  • Manage medical insurance program administration for new employees.
  • Conduct exit interviews identifying trends and ways to help reduce attrition.
Legal & Compliance 
  • Ensure policies and processes are relevant, up to date and fit for purpose. 
  • In compliance with SOX requirements and audit, maintain accurate employment records. 
  • Consult with and advise management on employee relations matters and company policies.
Administration & Reporting 
  • Maintenance of employee records and data through HRMS,
  • Preparation of regular reports for local and EMEA market as required.
Skills and Experience: 
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of UAE employment law. 
  • 5-6 experience in a HR generalist role
  • Robust experience in talent management & HR operations is essential.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills, ability to problem-solve (Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint etc.)
  • Excellent written and spoken communication, attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrable experience of building strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders 

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