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Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai


Job description

The Director of Human Resources will report directly to the property General Manager with a dotted-line (functional) reporting relationship to the Chief Executive Officer and will be an integral member of the property executive committee.
As a member of the Human Resources organization, he/she contributes a high level of human resource generalist knowledge and expertise for a designated property.
He/she will be accountable for talent acquisition, succession/workforce planning, performance management and development for property employees, using technology efficiently, and coaching/developing others to help influence and execute business objectives in the most efficient manner.
He/she generally works with considerable independence, developing processes to accomplish objectives in alignment with broader business objectives.
Additionally, he/she utilizes a Human Resource Business Plan aligned with property and brand strategies to deliver HR services that enable business success.


Education, Qualifications and Experience
• degree or diploma in human resources management, business administration or equivalent
• generalist human resources experience
• knowledge of the principles and practices of HR management
• knowledge of business principles
• knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations
• knowledge of relevant software
Key Skills and Competencies
• organizing and planning
• problem analysis and problem solving
• judgment skills
• critical thinking skills
• communication skills
• presentation skills
• integrity
• coaching skills
• persuasive ability
• adaptability
Managing the Human Resources Strategy
• Executes and follows-up on engagement survey related activities.
• Champions and builds the talent management ranks in support of property and region diversity strategy.
• Translates business priorities into property Human Resources strategies, plans and actions
• Implements and sustains Human Resources initiatives at the property.
• Coordinates the human capital review process at property(s) and leads succession planning activities on property and in the market, as appropriate.
• Leads the assessment of property(s) leadership pipeline through the human capital review process and assists with follow-up.
• Creates value through proactive approaches that will affect performance outcome or control cost.
• Monitors effective use of myHR by property managers and employees.
• Leads and participates in succession management and workforce planning.
• Responsible for Human Resources strategy and execution.
• Serves as key change manager for initiatives that have high employee impact.
• Attends owners meetings as a member of the property executive committee and provides meaning or context to the Human Resources results (e.g., retention statistics, critical open positions, employee satisfaction, and training initiatives and results); and demonstrates an understanding of owner priorities.
• Supervises one or more on-property Human Resources, as well as market-based Human Resources Specialist type resources where appropriate. Managing Staffing and Recruitment Process
• Analyzes open positions to balance the development of existing talent and business needs.
• Serves as coach and expert facilitator of the selection and interviewing process.
• Surfaces opportunities in work processes and staffing optimization.
• Makes staffing decisions to manage the talent cadre and pipeline at the property.
• Develops staffing strategy (in collaboration with hiring manager) relating to hiring practices; consults with hiring manager on compensation, benefits, etc.
• Monitors sourcing process and outcomes of staffing process.
• Ensures managers are competent in assessing and evaluating hourly staff. Managing Employee Compensation Strategy
• Remains current and knowledgeable in the internal and external compensation and work competitive environments.
• Leads the planning of the hourly employee total compensation strategy.
• Champions the communication and proper use of total compensation systems, tools, programs, policies, etc.
• Participates in quarterly internal equity analysis; reviews internal equity reports and surface issues needing resolution.
• Creates and implements total compensation management packages/offers, particularly recognition and incentive programs directed towards property priorities. Managing Staff Development Activities
• Ensures completion of the duties and responsibilities of the properties' Human Resources staff members, as outlined in applicable job description(s).
• Ensures property Human Resources staff is properly trained in all employee-related human resource information to appropriately respond to property employees.
• Serves as resource to property Human Resources staff on employee relations questions and issues.
• Continually reinforces positive employee relations concepts


Job type
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Human Resources
English, Arabic (optional)
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai

Exploring the world doesn’t have to stop when the working day starts.
At Renaissance Hotels we know your passion for discovery is more than a hobby, it’s a career. As part of our team, you can share your inspiration and help our guests uncover hidden gems.

Renaissance’s latest hotel in downtown Dubai has something for every type of traveler. Situated just a stone’s throw from the iconic Burj Khalifa, we offer the best view in town of this city’s captivating skyline. But there’s so much more to do here than admire the scenery. With not one but two celebrity chefs in house, a charmingly discrete speakeasy style cocktail bar and the luxurious Six Senses spa, our guests might find it hard to leave us.

And this is where your journey begins. Whatever your skills, whatever your interests, the Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai offers you the chance to discover new territory.

Let your Passion for Discovery become a Career at Renaissance Hotels!

Are you passionate about your neighborhood? Are you always looking to explore places not to find in a travel guide? Do you live life to discover?

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