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HR Director – Middle East, Turkey & Africa, Dubai (AE)

United Arab Emirates
Status shortlisting
Tags Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation


Date posted

22 May 2023

The Company

A multinational leader in heavy industry and manufacturing, globally headquartered in Germany, our client employs over 30,000 people worldwide and has a track record drenched in quality and innovation. Very much an icon in its product area, the business aims to globalise even further and significant transformation is afoot in terms of AI and technology innovation, talent upgrading, new market entry and tools/systems and processes. The META region is significant in terms of growth trajectory and harnessing current successes.

The Role

A pivotal HR Directorship for the META region has opened up. The HR Director-META requires excellent understanding of the intricacies and legal frameworks challenges of the complex Middle East and African markets. This is very much a strategic business partnering opportunity in a high-performance environment. Success in leading Talent Management, D&I, L&D and employee engagement will be important. Demanding stakeholders will require a sharp-thinker and strong communicator with excellent pace and remote team leadership skills.  

The Individual

The appointment will require at least 12 years’ broad, generalist HR experience, and specifically an in-depth knowledge of driving and sophisticating people strategy processes on an international level. Strong technical skills are absolutely expected as is the malleability to work in a transforming and high-performance environment.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR HR Change/Transformation
  • Industry
    Industrial & Manufacturing
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
    Head of META
  • Potential upsides
    An excellent opportunity to step into a visible regional role in an environment of growth, pace and high performance.
  • Potential challenges
    This is a complex and diverse region which will require prior knowledge of the markets.
  • Job Reference
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