Assistant HR Manager

Location: Fujairah
Salary: Up to AED 13,000
Job Code: 132/001/353
Industry: Manufacturing

Job Purpose:
  • Provide end-to-end HR support to local employees.
  • Provide support for HR reporting and compliance.
  • Provide support to leadership on recruitment, training, and admin-related agenda.

Job Responsibilities:
Recruitment & Movement:
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process to attract, hire, and retain qualified candidates.
  • Oversee employee onboarding, training, and induction.
  • Provide support to incoming employees from other countries/ transferred to other locations.
Statutory compliances and contract labour management:
  • Ensure 100% statutory compliance related to local labour laws for on roll employees.
  • Responsible for liaisoning with statutory authorities.
Learning and development:
  • Responsible for execution of learning and development initiatives for on-roll employees.
  • Collaborate with Corporate functions for the deployment of various learning modules/programs. 
Employee engagement:
  • Drive employee engagement and wellness activities in the unit, ensuring employee participation in them.
  • Ensure the on-time redressal of employee grievances.
  • Provide clarification on policies.
Payroll, HRIT, and reporting:
  • Accountable for payroll input for the unit to the local finance team for local on-roll employees.
  • Maintain accurate employee records.
  • Accountable for Purchase Orders (POs) and timely payment to external vendors for HR activities and initiatives.
  • Implementation of HR Information system and attendance system for the unit.
  • Prepare and submit required reports and dashboards to management and regulatory bodies.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and best practices in HR and administration, especially from a local point of view.
  • Supervise daily administrative operations in the HR domain.

Job Requirements:
  • At least 5 years of experience in Manufacturing HR in UAE.
  • Industry: Manufacturing (Cement industry preferred, not a mandate).
  • Experience in dealing with blue and white-collar employees.
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business administration, or related field; MBA is a plus.
  • Experience with training & development, dealing with government authorities as well as any on-the-ground execution for the manufacturing unit works.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Exposure to recruitment, employee engagement, and training.
  • MS Office.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills (English and Arabic).
  • Indian preferred.

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