HR Director (Talent Management) - FMCG KSA

Riyadh Permanent AED60,000 - AED80,000 per month (AED720,000 - AED960,000 per year) Work from home
  • Are you a transformational HR Director excited by change?
  • Do you have FMCG/Retail Industry experience?

About Our Client

Leading FMCG/Retail business renowned for their iconic brand with impressive ambitions of growth and change

Job Description

Saudization Strategy:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Saudization strategy to increase the percentage of Saudi nationals within the workforce.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to identify roles suitable for Saudization and create targeted recruitment plans.
  • Regularly assess and report on Saudization progress, adjusting strategies as needed.

Governments Programs Management:

  • Oversee and actively participate in HRDF (Human Resources Development Fund) programs to leverage available resources for talent development.
  • Identify and recommend HRDF initiatives that align with organizational needs and contribute to skill enhancement and career development.
  • Ensure compliance with HRDF guidelines and optimize the utilization of funds for training and development programs.

Succession Planning:

  • Develop and implement robust succession planning programs to identify and groom internal talent for key positions.
  • Collaborate with department heads to create talent pipelines that align with Saudization goals and long-term workforce planning.

Talent Acquisition:

  • Lead recruitment efforts, focusing on attracting and retaining talents.
  • Work closely with recruiters to ensure that job descriptions and requirements align with Saudization objectives.
  • Implement creative and effective recruitment strategies to tap into local talent pools.

Employee Development and Training:

  • Design and implement training programs that enhance the skills and competencies of the employees.
  • Leverage HRDF programs to support employee development initiatives and ensure maximum utilization of available resources.

Collaboration with Government Entities:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with government entities.
  • Stay informed about changes in regulations and proactively adjust talent management strategies to comply with evolving policies.

Employer Branding:

  • Develop and enhance the organization's employer brand, showcasing it as an employer of choice for talents.
  • Collaborate with the marketing and communications teams to create targeted employer branding campaigns that highlight the company's commitment to Saudization and employee development.
  • Utilize social media platforms and other communication channels to amplify the employer brand and attract top local talent.

Incorporate employee testimonials, success stories, and achievements in employer branding initiatives to build a positive and authentic employer image. 

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. A master's degree or MBA can be an advantage.
  • +12 years of proven work experience in talent management, human resources, or a related field, with a focus on FMCG or similar industries and 5 years in the managerial level.
  • Extensive experience in developing and implementing talent strategies and programs.
  • Professional certifications in HR or talent management (e.g., SHRM-SCP, CIPD, or equivalent) can be an advantage.
  • Ability to navigate organizational change, especially in a dynamic industry like FMCG
  • A highly dynamic, strong communicator with a passion for making an impact and change!

What's on Offer

There is a competitive package on offer of up to 80,000 SAR + Benefits dependant on experience and the unrivalled opportunity to join this iconic business looking to take the next big leap!

Sevda Savas
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Human Resources
HR Director
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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Sevda Savas
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