Company : Al Futtaim Private Company LLC
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. You’ll 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.
About the role:
Communicate the vision, mission and values of the organization to ensure compliance within the business.
To support the Group HR function in the development of Group HR policy and practice and with the delivery to the business of Group wide HR initiatives.
To work with the Group HR specialists to ensure best HR practices and to deliver HR initiatives into the business.
To ensure Emiritization focus is maintained and diversification goals are reinforced and achieved.
Organize the HR Agenda:
This role acts as a facilitator to the entire Retail Organization for tactical implementation of business HR strategies across the Board. This role would act as a trusted advisor and liaise closely with the HRBPs on all human capital management matters to support robust business growth.
In liaison with the HR Director, execute and implement HR strategy for the business and the annual HR Plan. Communicate plans and progress against the plan to the HR Function and the Business Units.
Cross-functional movement of potential talent. Develop succession plans and retention strategies for key talent and positions. Develop and execute a learning and development plan that equips individuals with necessary skills.
Training & Development
As part of the HR Plan specify training initiatives required to support the business, liaise with Group Training Department to ensure appropriate initiatives are delivered. Ensure training needs of key and high potential staff are identified and delivered. Ensure all key positions have identified successors.
Act as a trusted business partner - advise, coach and mentor management and HR team on people related issues. Act as change agent and facilitate transition.
Play an advisory role in creating and managing a lean and multi-skilled workforce. Support and facilitate the implementation of business structure reorganisation and consolidation to deliver efficiencies. Play a key role in communicating organisational messages and monitoring feedback within the business units. Ensure compliance with localisation policy and targets. Look at business unit productivity and take necessary actions to improve it.
Financial Management / MIS Metrics
Provide line management with regular and financial reporting of employee costs. Ensure annual manpower budgeting exercise is conducted accurately and efficiently. Create, obtain approval for and manage HR Department budget. Ensure HR Team adherence to the business financial systems and processes.
To ensure compliance to HR policy is maintained, to review and strengthen business internal controls and procedures, ensure compliance of DOA and provide leadership on process and governance. Ensure compliance with laws, regulations and other requirements. To ensure that Emiritization focus is maintained and diversification goals are reinforced and achieved.
To be a successful in this role, you should have a bachelor's degree in Human Resource, Psychology or Business Management. MBA in Human Resource, Psychology or Business Management is an asset. CIPD qualification is desirable.
Minimum of 7+ years relevant experience as a HR Business Partner. Experience in a FMCG Retail environment is a big plus. Proven track record of Change Management, Organisational Development, Management Development, Performance/Compensation Management, Recruitment & Selection, Employee Relations, Mentoring/Coaching, Human Capital Metrics.
The HR Business Partner will have to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities, be customer focused and be able to handle multiple and often conflicting priorities. It is essential the incumbent should have excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style. Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment. Have the ability to look at situations from several points of view. Delegate responsibilities effectively. Excellent problem solving skills and problem simulation. Good analytical & financial modeling skills Should have a high comfort level working in a diverse environment. Open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done. Manage cross-functional relationships effectively. Strong verbal and writing skills, with regards to communication. Should be achievement oriented & have strong strategic thinking skills.
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Job Location: Dubai, UAE
Company Industry: Retail/Wholesale
Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role: Human Resources and Recruitment
Employment Status: Full time
Employment Type: Employee
Career Level: Management
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Structured into six divisions; automotive, retail, electronics, engineering and technology, real estate, financial services and general services, Al-Futtaim operates through more than 60 companies and maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance.
Employing in excess of 20,000 people across the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Syria, Pakistan, Singapore and Europe, this approach benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.
The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.