//Senior VP Human Resources | United Arab Emirates
Position title
Senior VP Human Resources

Transformation is the name of the game today and it brings about an above average level of ambiguity at times. Our client organization is in the middle of a similar journey …It is expanding aggressively, there is a need for the integrating the culture piece and defining the purpose as many new entrants from the mid to senior level are in play.

Using culture as the “strategy enabler” you would be the guiding light that ensures that the organizations values and vision are cascaded across the board. Align the organizational strategy to ensure that the business strategy is not only supported it also enables the organization to reach the next level.

What we need you to bring to the table is holistic well rounded experience preferably from the consumer goods industry, you should be leading the function for a sizeable organization currently and more importantly your track record should reflect your……………………….ability to ….Change The Game.

As the business is seeing aggressive positive movement the need of the hour is to have an Human Resources professional with excellent business understanding and has the following abilities….and there is a reason why..

You’ve got a “Mac” of a mind ….meaning you can synthesize loads of information into meaningful strategies
You’re aCard Salesman … i.e. assertive and persistent as a salesman.
Acomfort with Confrontation… i.e. the ability to lead in the face of adversity.
Hands on leadership.. i.e. the ability to lead as well as execute
A “Croc” skin.. i.e. the ability to deal with the good & bad, Crisis & recognition in your stride…. above all not afraid to fail.

The reason for these qualities is simple…the business need is such that a safe pair of hands would not be ideal for the business, an HR professional who has worked at the helm of a large business, matrix environment and most importantly has driven change in previous employment and is competent to advice the CEO on strategic initiatives needed to keep the organization agile, is mature enough to bring up to speed certain areas which have been static.


As an experienced HR professional with a minimum of 18+ years of experience you will have the ability to present a coherent vision for culture and people operations, and communicate this to all levels of the organisation, therefore, outstanding communication skills are crucial. You will be highly dynamic and enthusiastic with demonstrable experience in organisational planning, recruitment, organisation development, employee relations, and employee engagement and employee development. You will have outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills and a good understanding of the challenges presented by working within a high growth company. Ideally, you will be degree qualified and hold a relevant HR qualification.

Employment Type
Full-Time Regular
Job Location
Date posted
November 27, 2019
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Position: Senior VP Human Resources

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