Human Resources Officer

The Human Resources Officer is responsible for the efficient and effective functioning of HR functions within the assigned Directorate, and serves as the main point of contact for employees on matters pertaining to their employment and benefits. The Officer is a true generalist and is responsible for employee contract management, policy interpretation, performance management, new hire orientation, permanent and temporary staff recruitment and on-boarding, and employee relations. In order to ensure the smooth delivery of HR services, the incumbent communicates frequently with HR at Central Services.

Working Hours 

Sunday to Thursday: 10am to 6pm in-person in Fujairah

Salary and Benefits

  • up to 12k AED per month

Qualifications

  • Fluent in Arabic and English (applicants who don’t speak both will be rejected)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources.
  • A minimum of 3 years of proven experience in HR.
  • Experience on the Oracle system.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly demeanour, with a passion for building positive relationships with the team.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities.
  • Being able to use Apple devices.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment and to cope with pressure in a positive manner while working to deadlines within a busy and demanding environment
  • A demonstrated willingness to engage in professional development activities in order to develop and improve new and current skills, and to adapt to the evolving needs of the organization

Role Responsibilities 

  • Supporting the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems
  • Maintaining physical and digital personnel records like employment contracts
  • Updating internal databases with new hire information
  • Creating and distributing guidelines and FAQ documents about company policies and any other required documents
  • Able to go personally to the required external departments to complete all the required paperwork for new hires.
  • Being actively involved in recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process
  • Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop the skills and capabilities of staff.
  • Provide advice and assistance with writing job descriptions
  • Provide advice and assistance when conducting staff performance evaluations
  • Organise staff training sessions, workshops and activities
  • Provide staff orientations
  • Monitor staff performance and attendance activities.
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff.
  • Provide information and assistance to staff, supervisors and Council on human resource and work related issues.
  • Manage Employee personnel files
  • Manage the monthly KPIS by updating all information and ensuring that all processes are working properly
  • Manage all the daily requests from employees and work with the PRO on completing all PRO work
  • Assist with the day-to-day efficient operation of the HR office
  • Directly in charge to follow up the labor camps occupancy plan, and maintain their states in conformity with the Municipality regulations
  • Provide all the HR data’s and reports as required in coordination with the finance department
  • Work on payroll with the finance department
  • Follows up with all relevant stakeholders to ensure that reference checks, security paperwork and other new hire documentation is received by HR
  • Creates and maintains secure and confidential HR databases and filing systems
  • Serves a point of contact for new hires with questions arising during the onboarding process
  • Participates in the relocation of all overseas hires, including flight bookings, airport pick-up and hotel accommodation
  • Coordinates with Payroll, Compensation and Benefits to ensure the registration and administration of the employees’ benefit programs
  • Liaises with Housing and Visa Administrators regarding employee housing and visa requirements
  • Administers the new hire orientation program
  • Prepares a variety of scheduled and ad hoc reports for Director analysis
  • Ensures that HR policies and procedures are communicated accurately to college stakeholders
  • Administers the process for contract renewals, resignations, terminations and probation completions
  • Provides advice, guidance and interpretation on the application of HR programs, policies and procedures
  • Serves as a point of contact for college employee relations issues
  • Demonstrates a commitment to HCT’s Emiratization program and professional development initiatives for UAE National employees
  • Contributes to the development of the HCT by monitoring programs and identifying areas for improvement; by observing and implementing College and system-wide policies and procedures; and by participating in extra-curricular activities and community events
  • Travels to other HCT colleges to attend meetings, workshops and conferences as required
  • Develops an awareness of and respect for the customs and cultures of HCT students and employees
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor
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