Vacancy Details

2095 - Senior Human Resources Manager - KSA

Location: KSA - Riyadh
Closing Date 14-Oct-2018
About the Role

Job Purpose 

The Human Resources Manager will implement people strategies and provide consultative HR support to leaders across our schools in KSA. He/she will partner with the school leadership, and center of excellence staff, to lead scalable best practice P&O practices including talent and performance development, compensation, leadership recruiting, employee relations, organization design and employee engagement to drive forward the GEMS strategy and vision.


Key Accountabilities

HR Strategy
Assist in the implementation of KSA’s HR strategy in line with the organization vision, mission and business strategy and objectives, both long and short term. Contribute to all initiatives to achieve the above vision, mission, strategy and objectives.

Talent Management Agenda
Lead a culture of Talent development mindset which results in the support of the growth of talent, execution of talent actions plans, and an internal talent leadership pipeline

Induction and Employer Branding
Standardize a new employee induction program for non-education employees. Directs a process of organizational planning that evaluates structure, job design, and manpower forecasting throughout the company. Coordinates such activities across division lines. Evaluates organizational plans and changes to plans. Makes recommendations to senior management.

HR Policies and Processes
Develop, implement and effectively communicate HR policies and processes to create a motivating environment for employees.

HR Business Planning
Provide all departmental heads with appropriate HR inputs to complete their HR and Business Plans in line with the KSA overall planning strategy.

Performance Management
Implement and manage an effective performance management system which supports measurement of performance and motivates employees at all levels to higher levels of performance.

HR Support
Be a source of expertise and provide appropriate advice on the whole range of HR functions to departmental heads.

HR Administration
Payroll management, coordinating with the Finance team.
Manage and support the PRO with their functions.
Office workspace planning of new furniture as required to maintain a pleasant working environment.
Management of required government, ministry and federation documentation and approvals.
General duties to include company car management, all insurances, hardware and software requirements plus internet connection.

Change Management Champion
Championing the latest P&O process and practice. Analyze processes, data and trends to make recommendations to the leadership team for continuous improvement of HR processes in GEMS schools.


Qualifications & Experience


Human Resources, Business Administration BA, or equivalent


Proven successful experience of 7-10 years’ experience in Human Resources, including 4-5 years in a Managerial position
Must have good knowledge of KSA labor law
Must have excellent communication skills

About Your Benefits
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.