Vacancy Details

4132 - WSO HR Manager

Business Unit: GEMS WELLINGTON ACADEMY - SILICON OASIS
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 22-Aug-2022
About the Role

 

We are currently recruiting for a Human Resources Manager for GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis, Dubai. The HR Manager would be supporting with the day to day operations of the Human Resources school office. Managing the administration of human resources policies, procedures and programs. Providing support and advice in the various human resources functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development and employee counseling.

The other job responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Embrace and encourage the ethos and standards of excellence as defined in the GEMS Core Values.
  • Advise management and staff on UAE Labour law regulations and compliance.
  • Prepare employment contracts and maintain all personnel files of employees in coordination with the PRO and Ministry of Labour/Education requirements.
  • Provide advice, assistance, and follow-up on school policies, procedures and documentations.
  • Design and conduct new employee orientations to explain school policies, compensation and benefit programs.
  • Administer and explain benefits to employees, serve as liaison between employees and insurance carriers.
  • Coordinate the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries.
  • Develop and maintain HRIS database, employee files and records.
  • Update employee handbook as required.
  • Perform specific research/investigation into operational issues as requested.
  • Assist and prepare statistical summaries and reports for school and GEMS Corporate office.
  • Ensure the GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed at all times.
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where the tasks require additional commitment.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers/supervisors.

Expected Experience:

• A minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience working within Human Resources. 
• Knowledge in general HR office procedures, policies and methods
• Experience working in a multi-cultural environment is a plus.
• Experienced in using MS Office and HR Systems

 Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills.
• Solid communication skills and attention to detail. 
• Able to multi task and cope with a degree of pressure at peak times.
• Advanced MS Excel skills will be an added advantage.


 

 

About Your Benefits
We offer a competitive salary, visa, tuition fee concession, medical insurance, bi-annual airfare allowance, 52 days annual leave and end of service gratuity.

About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School
GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis (WSO) is a distinctive and special place where children feel valued and imagination is very much alive. They encourage the various talents of their students in order to ensure that they all develop a confidence and independence that is recognised by everyone who meets them.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS opened in 2011 and is a Premium British School in a prestigious area of Dubai.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS provides a progression from the Early Years Foundation Stage through an enriched and developed National Curriculum for England into personalised qualification pathways, incorporating IGCSE, GCSE, IB, A’ Level and BTEC, WSO looks to cultivate a spirit of cooperation, tolerance and mutual respect whilst encouraging individual students to feel that their unique contribution is valued.
Offering world-class facilities, GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis places special emphasis on blended learning and the integration of technology into the curriculum, in keeping with the educational rationale of the Academy and the vision of the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.
As children mature, they are able to scrutinize their academic progress and build a precise picture of each child’s potential; this allows them to reward a child’s hard work over a period of time and brings Early Years Foundation and more senior curricula much closer together, acknowledging that GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis is very much one Academy.
At GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon OASIS, the key objective is to equip students for the 21st Century and enable them develop a skill-set to succeed in an uncertain future.
WSO http://www.gemswellingtonacademy-dso.com/

 

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

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

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.