The largest production powerhouse in the region, with operations in Dubai & Riyadh. Currently with around 300 employees roughly 25% white collar and the rest blue.
Started in 2004 as a POP display the company has morphed over the years into 4 main lines POP displays, Exhibition and exhibitions including R3D, Interior fit-outs and retail furniture. This structure and business lines were replicated in Riyadh in 2013.
Run by an exciting young management team that believe in constantly pushing the boundaries of their business to be the leading, cutting edge and most respected in their field in the region.
With the unprecedented growth over the last 16 years the internal structure now needs to be updated and modernized as to help the company take the next the company to the next level. The position of head of will be to initiates, lead, and initiative a transformation of the structure, the policies guidelines and culture all in line with the Company s Principles and vision.
The ideal candidate will be competent, experienced, entrepreneurial, driven and a strategic thinker with excellent interpersonal skills. A key player in championing the success of transformation across the business. A highly persuasive individual capable of holding their own in all situations and proven ability of working with senior leaders in a highly visible role.
Develop and implement the elements of a high performing, sustainable organizational framework that achieves operational excellence
Continually assesses the effectiveness of the organization s business model and organization dynamics and leads efforts to realign/refocus as needed
Partner with the Senior Leadership team to ensure alignment to the Vision.
Ensure continuous improvement of HR systems and policies in line with current best practice and changing legislation and regulations
Identify, develop and roll out initiatives, methodologies, strategies, processes, policies, and plans that build a robust, sustainable organization across all departments and functions.
Through the performance management systems ensure all functional areas have goals which are fully aligned to organizational strategy.
Identify areas for system/process improvements which deliver enhanced corporate performance whilst maximizing employee engagement.
Create transformation plans which deliver the required changes.
Lead, design and implement the recruitment strategy and talent acquisition program
Understand the most effective sourcing strategies and instill efficient procedures for hiring the best talent
Identify and develop a network of key stakeholders and build strong relationships and partnerships.
Manage the recruitment strategy and budget
Ensure attrition rates and audit scores are up to company standards
Training and Development:
Anticipate the key business opportunities and/or challenges of the business arising from changing business models and design and establish the best operational solutions for achieving desired results by ensuring the strongest infrastructure, the best people and the most robust and innovative systems and processes.
Focus on talent development including the regular processes of staff appraisal and feedback, goal setting, professional development and career development to ensure that all employees have the opportunity to fulfil their career potential
Formulate annual plans and program curriculum, ensure effective implementation and evaluate effectiveness
Bring in market best practices and new L&D trends, measure and benchmark on the return of investment on L&D initiatives
Prepare and monitor the related budget and prepare L&D reports
Directs employee relations and development activities. Provides counsel and training to managers and supervisors regarding positive employee relations and engagement efforts.
Create a culture of high Employee Engagement through activities and processes which create a merit-based culture for employees and delivers a highly motivated, loyal workforce.
Serve as a link between employees at all levels.
Qualification & Desired Skills:
Bachelor s degree in human resources or equivalent
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) preferred
Minimum 10 years experience in HR with at least 3 years in a leadership role
Hands-on HR experience working in the West
Local experience with multinational or technology companies
Leading and managing change
Coaching and mentoring across various levels
Abreast of local/international HR trends
Excellent communications skills
Learning & Development
Knowledge of Local Labor Law
Entrepreneurial, strong willed, energetic and outgoing
Arabic speaking is preferred but not essential