HR Manager - Saudi Arabia

Flights, Accommodation, Medical, Pension - Human Resources
Ref: 37 Date Posted: Monday 02 Dec 2019
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HR Manager

Middle East

£60k+ Tax Free + Flights + Accommodation + Medical + Pension

About the Job

We are conducting a retained search for a senior HR Manager to be appointed with our high-profile client in the defence sector based in the Middle East.  The primarily purpose of the role will be to act as a partner to the Business Services function by embedding corporate strategy and providing professional HR guidance and support to VP’s and their management teams.

About the Employer

Our client has a well-established presence in the Middle East and internationally where they have developed a reputation for working closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology to add value and capability.


About the Job

Your primary responsibilities as HR Manager will be to contribute to the business strategy by helping business leaders to identify, prioritise and build organisational capabilities, behaviours, structures, and processes.  If successful, you will also contribute to the development of, and then implement business and HR strategies and plans, as a key member of the line of business and HR management teams.  To be successful in this role you don’t need to have previous experience working overseas, though it would be a distinct advantage, but it will be essential that you have operated in a similar level position as an HR Manager or HR Business Partner, and have demonstrated continued progression your career to date.

About the Person

To succeed in this role, you will most certainly need to possess a sense of adventure, and be able to demonstrate a high level of diplomacy and pragmatism.  Whilst it isn’t essential, you will most likely have a degree in an HR or business-related discipline, having already attained membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), or be studying towards it.  Given the varied nature of the role, you will be equally comfortable working operationally and strategically.  This HR Manager role will require that you are up to date in UK employment law, therefore, if you have a background specialising in employee relations, you would be at a distinct advantage.  Above all, you will be expected to demonstrate effective consultation, communication and negotiation skills with a Senior Management Team, often up to VP level, whilst building effective working relationships.

The Reward

The salary for the HR Manager role is expected to be circa £60k tax free with a range of market leading benefits, which would include 3 x Business Class return flights per year, high-quality accommodation provided free of charge, first-class primary care medical facilities as well as a range of excellent recreation facilities on a secure compound.  This is a unique opportunity with an excellent reward package with a well-established and successful organisation.

If you would like to apply for this position and feel that you are ready for an overseas career move, then please send your CV with a brief covering note to Eddie Finnigan at  Alternatively, if you prefer an initial, informal and confidential discussion please contact Eddie on 07896 121 758.