Vacancy Details

8712 - HR Assistant - GFM

Business Unit: GEMS FOUNDERS AL MIZHAR SCHOOL
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 28-Dec-2021
About the Role

GEMS Founders School – Al Mizhar is an international UK curriculum school, providing students in the Dubai with the high standard of education that GEMS Education embodies.

 We are currently recruiting for a Human Resources Assistant for GEMS Founders School, Al Mizhar, Dubai. The HR Assistant 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 1 – 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 organization 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, tuition fee concession, medical insurance, airfare allowance, 52 days annual leave and end of service gratuity.

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 the School

GEMS Founders Al Mizhar School (GFM) is a value for money National Curriculum of England School which opened in September 2018 modelled on the highly successful GEMS Founders Dubai School. It educates students from FS1 to Year 11 and will build to a full FS to Year 13 School of 4800 students in subsequent years.

The school has a focus on high academic standards, computational thinking, social and emotional Education as well as inclusivity to allow all students to succeed through a range of academic and vocational pathways.

Alongside well-equipped classrooms, the school has good sports provision, large open plan learning areas to support innovation and creative problem solving including robotics and 3D printing, a drama/dance studio, specialist music rooms, full WiFi coverage, dedicated science labs, art rooms and libraries.

FS students have access to attractive indoor and outdoor learning areas. All classrooms are equipped with large LCD screens to enhance student learning.

The school follows the National Curriculum for England, offering IGCSE, AS and A level courses in the future as well as a range of vocational pathways.


To learn more please visit http://www.gemsfoundersschool-mizhar.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
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.