About GEMSTrusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.About the SchoolThe International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes are at the heart of GEMS World Academy and are internationally renowned as rigorous and challenging courses in which students develop rapidly both personally and academically. The IB Programme is widely considered the gold standard of education, and GEMS World Academy is looking for talented and innovative individuals to join our highly successful team of over 136 teachers, 80 teaching assistants and 44 administrative and support staff and to contribute to the already successful outcomes for our community. GEMS World Academy-Dubai (GWA) is a private, co-educational IB World School for PreK to Grade 12 students. Established in 2008 as a member of GEMS Education, the Academy is authorised to deliver the PYP, MYP, DP and CP programmes, and is also accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). We serve a multi-ethnic community in the heart of Dubai. Our ethos is grounded in the IB Learner Profile; we encourage intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit, and foster a real sense of communal endeavour. The Academy has gained national and international recognition for its work to improve outcomes for students, as well as its aspirational and inclusive vision. As a member of the GWA community you will have the opportunity to shape the future of the Academy whilst working alongside an exceptionally talented group of teachers and leaders.About the RoleGEMS World Academy-Dubai develops inquiring, reflective and caring learners who, through the rigor of the IB programmes have the knowledge, skills and character to take action and create a better, more peaceful world. Supported by highly qualified staff in world-class facilities, our diverse international community is encouraged to develop intercultural understanding and respect. Our aim is to be a world-class IB school that maximizes every student’s learning and character to enable them to choose their own successful path, and positively contribute to the local and global society.GEMS World Academy is looking to appoint Human Resourses Manager for an immediate start.Key Accountabilities:Lead and manage all aspects of Human Resources within assigned school(s). Manage and oversea the implementation and compliance with GEMS People and Organisations policies, procedures and systems. Provide expertise, support and advice in the various HR functions, which include recruitment, staffing, employment law, performance management, professional learning and employee relations.Expected Qualifications:A college Degree from a reputed university is desirable (BA or BSc)
Experience and Skills Set:A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a HR generalist capacity or with a specialism in Performance Management, Talent Development or Employee Relations
Knowledge in general HR office procedures, policies and methods
Strong ICT skills ideally with experience of ERP/HRMS
Solid communication skills, attention to details and follow-up
Able to multitask and cope with a degree of pressure at peak times
Excellent organization and interpersonal skills
Experience working in a multi-cultural environment is a plus
Credible experience of managing employee relations
Pro-active, positive, solutions oriented approach
Able to be flexible and deal with a degree of ambiguity and work independently
Solid time management skills
Advanced user of Microsoft Office and able to utilize technology well to present facts to the management.
Able to manage a diverse team’s performance and relationships.
We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced check.For further details about GEMS World Academy, Dubai please visit: https://www.gemsworldacademy-dubai.com