HR Advisor
UAE, Dubai

Job Reference: --006603

Location: UAE, Dubai

Closing Date: 30/06/2019

Department: GE HR - EMEA

Division: Informa Markets

job accountabilities:

Key Performance Indicators

  • Providing specialist advice on employee relations issues, to  support colleagues and maintain governance frameworks
  • Coordinating a range of HR processes, from onboarding to offboarding, which promotes a positive and consistent employee experience
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  • Maintaining up to date and accurate information, including employee information, to deliver an efficient and professional HR service.
  • Championing a positive working environment which develops a high level of colleague morale/engagement.
  • Regularly recommending improvements to HR policies and procedures and leading HR projects.

key dimensions:

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Employee Relations

  • Promote an environment which is guided by company values in all aspects of managing the employee relationship
  • Provide advice and support to managers on all employee relations issues to facilitate effective resolutions to problems or concerns.
  • Work within the disciplinary/legislative framework to ensure compliance, fairness and consistency across the business.
  • Guide managers & colleagues on HR Policies to ensure effective and consistent implementation
  • Work with the Regional HR Manager on the performance management process, ensuring effective management tools are in place.
  • Counsel employees regarding work-related or personal problems.
  • Utilise effective communication strategies for employee communication and updates (e.g. newsletters, intranet etc.)
  • Escalating concerns to the Regional HR Manager.

HR Operations

  • Deliver the corporate induction and have full ownership of on-boarding program
  • Respond to and resolve day to day HR queries from line managers and employees.
  • Manage HR programs and projects
  • Maintain and assist in the development of HR policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the employee offboardingprocess, which includes guiding employees on the end of service procedure, conducting exit interviews and preparing any related documentation.

Administration & Reporting

  • Ensure job descriptions are in place and up to date for all employees.
  • Ensure employment contracts are current, updated and reflect local labor laws
  • Preparation of documentation to support the employee offboarding process
  • Complete HR reports as requested to ensure up to date and accurate information is available to support decision making (e.g. headcount, org charts, leavers, joiners, probationers, recruitment, absence etc.)
  • Complete administrative tasks as necessary, including data entry into the SAP HR system.


  • Continually update knowledge and skills through professional development activities.
  • Perform any other duties commensurate with this role.


Person Specification

Minimum Education Level:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Background Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Speaks and writes clearly and fluently in English to both individuals and groups
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Significant experience working within a busy HR team
  • Proven track record of talent acquisition/recruitment activities
  • Able to prioritise work tasks and meet deadlines
  • Proactive
  • Interpersonal and customer facing skills
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Negotiation skills


  • Knowledge of the UAE labor law
  • Knowledge of HRIS/SAP HR


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.