Rana Berjass

Rana Berjass

Director HR and Operations at AMZ Group
Lives in United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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• A strategist and commercially-astute HR Director with 10+years of experience in running company-wide operational functions, overall organizational development, and Strategic HR functions, across different industries: Retail, Hospitality, Entertainment, Facilities Management, Education, and Healthcare.

• Proven ability to develop and support senior management team with a pragmatic and commercial HR approach to integrate the human resource function within the overall business operating strategy.

• New venture establishment, incorporating legal entities, hiring and growing the team and establishing core process and procedures.

• Thorough with various UAE Laws: Pension Laws, Visa Compliance issues, Relocation Legalities, Company Setups/ Registrations, Municipality permits, and Labor & etc…

• Fully bi-lingual (English and Arabic), with significant experience of leading diverse teams and managing business units as well as an in-depth understanding of different business practices and legal requirements in the UAE.

• I am highly self-motivated, able to produce positive results, and I believe that I can make a major contribution to any organization by offering vast Commercial HR expertise, and leading performance by example. I am strong-minded, determined and never afraid to stand up for what I believe in. An extrovert and empathetic person thriving best working with people and making most of their skills and abilities.


  • Director HR and Operations

    AMZ Group - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    February 2017 - Now · 1 year and 10 months

  • Director of HR and Operations

    AMZ Group- Hospitality Division - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Human Resources
    June 2013 - May 2018 · 4 years and 12 months

  • Senior Recruiter & HR Generalist

    Bin Salem Holding - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Human Resources
    February 2011 - June 2013 · 2 years and 5 months

  • Recruiter & HR Generalist

    Middle East Institute of Health - Beirut, Lebanon

    Human Resources
    June 2008 - September 2010 · 2 years and 4 months


  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources Management

    Notre Dame University - Beirut, Lebanon

    September 2014 - Now


  • Arabic
    Native or fluent
  • English
    Full professional


  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Employee Relation
  • Employee Training
  • Employee Welfare
  • HRMS
  • Human Resources Planning
  • Management Consulting
  • Manpower planning
  • Performance management
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Recruitment and Selection
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