A committed Human Resources professional with a passion for driving organisational performance excellence; with over 10 years of international experience in challenging commercial contexts. Enjoys shaping strategic structure and planning – ensuring success through efficiency while engaging all stakeholders and improving business practice. Adept at facilitating and managing change and leading and developing successful HR teams.
Planning and strategically managing the HR department; reporting to the Managing director while taking on the additional challenge of overseeing operations, business development and marketing. Moved to the London office from March 2017. • Managing all recruitment and selection processes including uncovering sales talent for exhibitions and promotional campaigns • Engaging senior stakeholders to direct change carefully and support strategic vision • Shaping the organisational Group wide structure, with consideration to HR operating model, design principles; defining the HR infrastructure of the company including organisational design aligned with company objectives and directing learning and development planning for each employee • Managing and mentoring the operations team, overseeing marketing activities, events and exhibitions • Organised and delivered 4 successful HNI events for the company; collaborating closely with famous Dubai Influencers and Bloggers for events and marketing campaigns
Directing the planning and implementation of initiatives to drive a learning and performance driven culture across the company. • Managing the performance management cycle and systems; facilitating goal setting, midyear and annual reviews and targeted training to embed performance driven culture • Manage the graduate trainee programme and partner with Universities for annual recruitment fairs and events • Creating a coaching culture; facilitating ongoing middle management coaching and personally coaching underperforming employees with a supportive performance action plan • Managing and motivating a performance talent and training team of 6; supporting their progression through coaching and mentoring • Implementing continuous improvement activities based on industry best-practice benchmarks • Reporting and analysing learning and performance management cycle needs; presenting reports and guidance regularly with organisational leadership • Aligning learning and development activities with organisational strategy; planning the training cycle for allocated departments in collaboration with senior business leaders