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Global Head of People and Culture

Human Resources

Location: Dubai
Date Posted: November 16th 2021

The Company

The Role

The role calls for a company builder, a strategist and a highly engaged, and empathetic individual to lead an essential business capability and to foster a world class company culture driven by the the company's core values.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute People strategies, programs, processes, and policies across the entire employee lifecycle that are aligned with the company’s growth objectives
  • Establish operational excellence including leveraging technology and analytics towards creating strong People practices
  • Build the organization that is highly mission and values-aligned in order to create a sought after employer brand
  • Be the steward of the company\'s Culture and Values. Exemplifying what it means to be human-centered, a partner, future oriented, an owner and able to celebrate along the way
  • Act as a Trusted Partner who represents and embodies the best interests of the company and its people
  • Serve as an intermediary between the company\'s Leadership Team and employees on critical people issues
  • Support performance and development at individual, team, and company levels through a variety of programs and initiatives—including skill development rubrics, creative career pathing, learning & development programming, and talent management
  • Own the people\'s agenda and increase engagement levels across the organization through meaningful programs within performance management, learning and development, rewards and overall workplace health


The Person

  • Minimum 12 years of experience (8 - 10 years\' if the person has exceptional experience in setting up HR practices) across multiple People functions with at least 5 years in a Senior Leadership role at a high growth SaaS or technology company. Start up experience is a bonus
  • Proven experience in Organizational design, HR transformation projects and change management
  • Demonstrate ability to manage a direct team as well as indirect stakeholders in support of an organization’s strategy. Strong Regional and global experience of managing teams
  • Possess strong business acumen with the ability to create win-win strategies that advance the development of their teams and the strategic and financial trajectory of the company
  • Have a track record towards innovating in the People space with a mindset for leveraging the company as a platform
  • Ability to practice calm and sound judgement under pressure and in support of the organization and the people





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