Senior HR Business Partner
Dubai, AE
منذ 30 يوم

About Al-Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives.

Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get?

The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees.

You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas.

Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.

Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

About you

You have a deep business knowledge and are energized by working in a changing complex environment and you navigate with confidence in an agile way.

You have excellent skills in communication, negotiation and have a strong engagement and commitment to develop the business by optimizing performance through people.

You appreciate the mix of strategic, tactical and operational thinking and demonstrate an open mind-set. You are a strong communicator with the ability to influence and inspire across all levels.

What’s more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation :

  • Live and share the IKEA values every day
  • Human Resource, Psychology or Business Management Degree / CIPD qualification desirable

    5 years HR Generalist Experience / Previous experience as a HR Business Partner, IKEA experience is preferred

    High level of integrity from a values perspective and credibility built through seniority and extensive competence in the HR field

    Have worked in a global matrix organization and are an experienced leader with a broad knowledge of HR practices, policies, processes, regulations and legislations

    Budget planning, business acumen, communication design, data analysis, planning & coordination, project management, change management, stakeholder management

    About the role

  • You act as a trusted advisor to management on human capital matters; to ensure a keen understanding of the business so as to support the implementation of HR strategies and practices in support of business growth;
  • to reinforce a culture of performance focus, meritocracy and diversity; to comply with Group HR policy.

    Key Specific Accountabilities

    Core :

  • Support the GM HR in translating the IKEA Business Plan and related priorities into an annual People Plan
  • Provide effective business cases for the resolution of identified issues to be presented to the Managing Director and GM HR
  • Act as a partner with the business in advising, coaching and mentoring management on people related issues
  • Support the implementation of business structure reorganisation and consolidation to deliver efficiencies
  • to have an understanding of the business, in particular the sources of profit and the cost base to support with the implementation of HR strategies and practices
  • Attract

    Work with Talent Acquisition to achieve the related annual People plan objectives

    Play a key role in the resources planning for new Stores and Regional Service Office


  • Manage the Employee Engagement survey for the business, ensuring all impact plans have been submitted and implemented in the business
  • Tecommend top performers rewards with the tools and policies provided by Group HR
  • Assist with Employee Relations issues supporting line managers to create a culture of employee engagement based upon IKEA and Al-Futtaim values
  • Develop

  • Lead the Talent Review processes, challenging and providing input to line managers decisions
  • Manage the Business Learning Needs Analysis for the business in support of relevant business metrics
  • Retain

  • Ensure that compliance of HR policy is maintained to review and strengthen business internal controls & procedures
  • Safeguard compliance on DOA and advise leadership on process and governance
  • Contribute to annual salary adjustment and bonus reviews across the business in line with Group guidelines
  • Support the Nationalisation plan for the Brand
  • Enablers

  • Contribute to Brand wide projects outside of the business
  • Play a key role in the annual manpower and budgeting exercise
  • A few more things for you

    Interest? Then please join us for a rewarding career journey!

    We are here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

    Before you click, apply : Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-

    crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities.

    We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

    As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process.

    We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

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