About the job
Driving excellence in Human Resources
As our Head of HR in Arla UAE, Oman & Qatar (UOQ), your key responsibilities will be to lead end-to-end local HR operations and to provide world-class HR business partnering for our UOQ GM and the UOQ Management Team. You will be leading a highly engaged, multinational team of 9 colleagues, covering the full HR agenda for our organization which is undergoing tremendous growth and transformation. You and your team will ensure the delivery of our operational HR processes and ensure full implementation of our global and regional human resource concepts and activities.
Furthermore, you will participate as a key member of our strategic MENA HR Leadership team, together with your HR lead colleagues from across the region. You will be based in our commercial office in Sharjah, and you will be reporting to the MENA HR Director, based in Dubai.
More specifically, your focus for the coming years will be to continue the commercial development of our high-performing UOQ business with 550 colleagues and an annual turnover of 250+ million euros. You will be working closely with regional & global stakeholders, leading the Caring For People agenda and providing proactive workforce planning, organizational development, talent management, and change leadership.
Experienced HR Business Partner With a Commercial Mindset
You hold a minimum Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s degree within e.g. Business Administration, Commercial or HRM and you have 8-10 years of HR experience within HR Business Partnering and/or management in multinational organizations. You have significant experience in working with the full value chain of a leading FMCG organization – including Sales, Marketing, and Logistics.
You are seasoned within especially talent management and organizational development, you know supply chain/logistics processes and you have demonstrated strong capabilities within change leadership. Also, you have a strong understanding of how to build positive relations with a variety of stakeholders from different cultures.
As a person, you are an exceptional people leader, who acts like a role model for Our Leadership behaviors of Envision, Engage & Deliver! You are an empathetic, structured leadership coach who enjoys close collaboration with business leaders to continue our successful commercial development.
We have a purpose for Good
At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?