Human Capital Director, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Dubai

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 11 months ago
  • 15000-23000 AED / Month

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray presently has a job opening for eligible candidate for position of a Human Capital Director in Dubai, UAE. Established in 1997, Jumeirah Group is a luxury hospitality company which operates a world class 6,500 key port folios of 23 luxury properties across Middle East, Europe and Asia. The group boasts some of the most prestigious and captivating properties in the world. From the iconic hotel and time less pinnacle of luxury, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah to modern twist on a British classic in the heart of Knightsbridge at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, Jumeirah’s name is synonymous with service excellence, crafting exceptional experiences for everyone who walks through its doors. Beyond its properties and resorts, Jumeirah Group is also dedicated to destination dining experiences, combining most authentic & diverse cuisines.

Job Purpose of A Human Capital Director

  • To deliver strategic, added value HC interventions at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray.
  • To act as a business partner driving the achievement of hotel objectives and colleague engagement levels.
  • To lead the operational HC team in the provision of added value HC and Training excellence that makes Jumeirah a preferred employer whilst demonstrating commercial awareness.

Duties of A Human Capital Director

  • Responsible for Human Capital and Learning & Development P&L.
  • Responsible for Colleagues Restaurant P&L.
  • Responsible for Paramedic P&L.
  • Provide leadership, direction and support to the HC team in order to increase knowledge, skill set and share best practice.
  • Develop and drive the SBU HC Strategy in line with Regional HC direction and monitor its execution to ensure achievement of the objectives.
  • Drive the continuous improvement agenda with particular focus on maximizing productivity, devolving HC responsibilities and building leadership capability through the senior and middle managements teams.
  • Plan & deploy the annual HC budget and capex process and ensure P&L’s are well managed and monitored.
  • Propose changes to organizational structures using best practice organizational development principles to provide the most appropriate structure to support future growth and flexible labor.
  • Ensure National Development initiatives are well communicated and fully supported.
  • Consult on workforce planning activities in order to optimize staffing levels, productivity and service standards in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Regularly analyze and review HC statistics to identify trends.
  • Manage senior management and key HOD appointments ensuring timely and effective recruitment and on-boarding.

What You’ll Do More?

  • Ensure the effective implementation of companywide Human Capital policies, procedures and practices in accordance with the company objectives and UAE legislative requirements.
  • Advise and coach management on employee relations and performance management issues.
  • Coordinate & drive talent management.
  • Regularly coach, mentor and support senior and high potential colleagues to identify individual strengths and development needs, develop and maintain effective relationships and encourage retention.
  • To plan, drive and deploy colleague recognition, reward and engagement activities.
  • Ensure training programmed and development opportunities are deployed at a consistently high standard, aligned with business needs and Jumeirah culture.
  • Ensure consistent standard of customer service, health & safety, good quality, nutritious and varied menus across colleague dining facilities.

Who Can Apply?


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with appropriate professional qualifications.


  • At least 3-4 years experience in a position of direct responsibility for Human Resources Management.
  • Previous experience in a similar role highly regarded.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Has high degree of intelligence and charisma and relates well to others.
  • Has high degree of “emotional intelligence”, remaining rational and calm under pressure.
  • Takes initiative and works through obstacles, taking personal responsibility for results.
  • Open-minded and excited by cultural and professional diversity.
  • Demonstrates the values of Jumeirah’s Guiding Principles.
  • Actively pursues personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Interested in development of Leadership.
  • Actively pursues personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Development of Leadership skills.

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