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HR Executive - MaxMara

Chalhoub Group
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18 Mar 2024

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For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavor to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewelry, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalyzed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

What you'll be doing

- Ensure adherence to local and global HR guidelines.
- Advise on internal HR issues.
- Ensure effective and confidential management of employee relations.
- Performance management of employees.
- Ensure clear communication with regional stores.
- Organizing regular meetings with Heads of sub functions and wider business/HR community.
- Planning meetings / Townhalls when needed.
- Liaising with internal/external People teams, in relation to L&D, HR Operations.
- Support other sub functions when needed, and participation and being a member of key projects.
- Performing an array of administrative tasks from managing calendars, generating correspondence, and planning and coordinating.
- Be cognizant of and actively encourage Emiratization initiatives.
- Manage end to end recruitment processes and hiring of back office and front liner staff.
- Manage culture transformation and address any culture challenges.
- Effectively monitor and manage attrition across back office and front line staff Proactively suggest programs to encourage retention.
- Actively manage talent and talent development for all employees.
- Leading Diversity and Inclusion practices in line with Group policies.
- Reporting directly to General Manager, with dotted line to Chalhoub People team.

What you'll need to succeed

- Recognizes and respects the communication needs of others and adjusting styles of communication to convey messages clearly and with maximum impact.
- Builds enhanced self-awareness by gathering both regular feedback and undertaking personal reflection to identify developmental opportunities for continued learning and growth.
- Works effectively with others to achieve common goals and objectives, in a manner that builds trust, teamwork and a collective focus on what is best for the broader organization.
- Remains focused and optimistic through challenging situations, adapting quickly to changing circumstances, to deliver required objectives.
- Adapts to everchanging customer needs, aiming at providing customers (both internal and external) with an experience that exceeds expectations and drives long-lasting relationships.
- Fully recognizes and embraces the value that diverse perspectives can bring in understanding and resolving business challenges.
- Increases own level of awareness about diversity and inclusion and models inclusive behavior.
- Challenges stereotyping, bias and adopts communication style to be effective in a diverse workplace.

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognize the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

Department PEOPLE & CULTURE Role HR Executive


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