HR Generalist

Full Time

Headway General Contracting


· Proven HR Credentials (e.g. PHR from the HR Certification Institute) and experience as HR officer, administrator or other HR position. Preferably an ARABIC speaker

· Knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development etc.)

· Understanding of UAE labor laws and disciplinary procedure

· Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRMS is a plus

· Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude

· Strong ethics and reliability

· Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, BSc/BA in business administration, social studies or relevant field; further training will be a plus


  • Provide personnel policy and procedure guidance to employees and management.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal and state employment law and compliance requirements.
  • Coordinate open enrollments, changes, and training for employee benefits programs.
  • Respond to human resources-related inquiries.
  • Assist with payroll processing.
  • Create and distribute internal communications regarding status changes, benefits, or company policies.
  • Administer new employee on-boarding and orientation.
  • Develop and maintain talent management processes.
  • Monitor employee morale and company culture.
  • Collaborate with the human resources team to develop effective recruitment strategies.
  • Identify future staffing needs.
  • Process complaints regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, or other instances of workplace harassment and assist in any necessary investigations and disciplinary actions.
  • Maintain employee personnel records.
  • Conduct exit interviews and recommend corrective action if necessary
  • Orientating new employees and training existing employees.
  • Preparing job descriptions, advertising vacant positions, and managing the employment process
  • Ensuring that all employees are organized and satisfied in their work environment.
  • Overseeing the health and safety of all employees.
  • Implementing systematic staff development procedures.
  • Providing counseling on policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring meticulous implementation of payroll and benefits administration.
  • Communicating with staff about issues affecting their performance.
  • Ensuring accurate and proper record-keeping of employee information in electronic and digital format.
  • Provide counseling on policies and procedures
  • Be actively involved in recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process
  • Create and implement effective onboarding plans
  • Develop training and development programs
  • Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Maintain employee records (attendance, EEO data etc.) according to policy and legal requirements
  • Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
Regular Office Sanitation


  • HR: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Arabic (Preferred)

Work Remotely:

  • No

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