HR Manager – MENA

  • Listed: August 17, 2019 1:03 pm
  • Company Name: CHEP
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website:


Brambles companies, including CHEP, help move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Our 330 million pallets, crates and containers are continuously in motion, forming the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, Brambles created one of the world’s most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. Brambles primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. The Group employs more than 10,000 people and operates in over 60 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For further information, please visit

Brambles and CHEP provide you unparalleled opportunities to advance and accelerate your career. You’ll be joining an international growth organization with a pioneering, circular business model. You’ll be working for a company that is changing the way goods get to market. You’ll become part of an efficient and collaborative global team making a real contribution to a smarter, more sustainable future. For more on how Brambles growth companies can accelerate your career, visit

Position Description

This position can be based out of either our Jeddah or Dubai office.

Position Purpose:

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for delivering quality HR programs and services to the CHEP MENA business. The position holder is responsible for providing strategic and operational services and advice across all facets of HR including workforce planning, recruitment, employee relations, performance management, salary review, engagement, inclusion & diversity, recognition, talent management and learning & development. He/she is part of the MENA Leadership team and also a business partner to the respective CGM.

Key Accountabilities:

Drive the implementation of the IMETA HR strategy in MENA, adapted to local business needs, into local structures and processes

Secure implementation of Corporate standards, structures, processes and guidelines across the employee-life-cycle

Overall responsibility for HR core processes of Onboarding, Performance, Training, Remuneration & Benefits, and Development of key positions

Support respective regional Talent Manager in Organizational Development projects and implements organizational changes including clarification of job profiles and approval matrixes

Engage with the business on workforce planning and development including support to Talent Manager on talent management and succession planning

Partner with the business to develop and implement people and organisational solutions to influence the culture and performance of the business

Coach and support managers to develop their teams through capability uplift and engagement

As a member of the Business Unit leadership team, identify strategies to address people related issues/needs

Oversee the execution of annual processes including PDP, Salary Review, Pulse survey and actions

Lead the continuous improvement and enhancement of HR services to improve outcomes for the business and ensure compliance

Partner with the HR Director, HR Shares Services Lead and Country Leadership team to align global HR service delivery to local business needs and priorities

Partner with Centres of Expertise (COE) to support Reward and Talent & Learning initiatives with managers and employees

Responsible for estimating, forecasting personnel requirements, trends, and variances for Personnel budgeting

Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions

Leads and drives the localisation programs (eg. Saudisation) across the region ensuring healthy pipeline of local talent and compliance to legislative requirements

Required Qualifications & Experience:

Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or in a relevant Human Resources technical discipline

Desirable: Post graduate qualifications in business or related disciple

4-6 years related experience in Human Resources preferably within a manufacturing/ supply chain/ retail environment

Experience of HR systems, Workday preferable

Sound knowledge of operational HR tools, business environment, labour market, government regulations

Proficient English language skills

Ability to influence stakeholders

Analytical and problem-solving skills

Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building skills

In-depth knowledge of HR solutions and programs

Ability to work comfortably autonomously

Ability to

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