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Assistant Director of Human Resources

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Abu Z¸aby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

Assistant Director of Human Resources

  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Human Resources Division
  • Full time
  • Closing at: Oct 31 2021 at 23:55 +04

Main Responsibilities:

  • Administration:
    • Personnel record and file keeping is effectively maintained according to Emirates Palace Hotel and legal requirements (employee files, reports and statistics).
    • All positions have an up-to-date job description in line with Corporate guidelines, and they have been approved by the respective HOD.
    • Corporate and local policies & procedures are communicated and implemented.
    • Administrative procedures and equipment are current and efficient.
    • Headcount is tracked and in line with forecast.
    • An annual budget and manning guide is devised and administered.
  • Employee Relations:
    • Clear lines of communication exist to disseminate information affecting employer-employee relations, employee and hotel activities and programmes.
    • Effective employee relations regarding employee welfare, health, hygiene and safety are maintained.
    • Employee social activities are offered as appropriate.
    • Employee satisfaction with working conditions is at least 80%.
    • The Human Resources department follows an open door policy and is a friendly and inviting office to visit.
  • Recruitment:
    • The Emirates Palace Hotel recruitment web-site is up-to-date and all vacant positions are posted.
    • The General Manager and all HODs are actively involved in the recruitment process.
    • The use of head-hunters is reduced to a minimum.
  • Talent Administration:
    • The General Manager and all HODs conduct performance appraisal according to Emirates Palace Hotel and local legal requirements.
    • Employee promotion, transfer, cross-training and task force are actively offered and administered according to Emirates Palace Hotel standard and local requirement.
  • Legal & Compliance:
    • Every employee has a valid employment contract.
    • Employees have valid working permits where required.
    • Local labour law is complied with.
    • Disciplinary actions are handled according to Emirates Palace Hotel and local legal requirements.
  • Health, Hygiene and Safety:
    • Human Resources Manager collaborates with Security, Engineering, Housekeeping, Kitchen and local entities in regards to health, hygiene and safety issues.
  • Compensation & Benefits:
    • Current compensation and benefit surveys are available.
    • Compensation and benefits are competitive and managed in a timely and compliant manner.
    • A payroll system is in place and administered.
    • Salaries are paid on time.
    • Support and initiate transfer, cross exposure and task force assignments for their team.
    • Conduct performance appraisals with team members on a regular basis and take personal interest for their talents’ development plans.

    Additional objectives and responsibilities can be added at any time, depending on the need of the business and hotel.


    • Middle east experience in luxury or five star hotel.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or Related Field
    • Ability to multi-task and delegate.
    • Effective communication skills.
    • Good sense for organization and planning.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Basic knowledge and understanding of all the various departments.

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