Director, Human Resources in Ajman, United Arab Emirates


Human Resources
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Director, Human Resources
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, we offer our Colleagues and Leaders exciting career paths and engaging work environments in hotels of unrivalled presence. As Director, Human Resources, you will model our values of respect, integrity, teamwork and empowerment – and your leadership will facilitate extraordinary careers and lasting memories for your HR and hotel teams.

Hotel Overview: The Fairmont Ajman, UAE will be opening in 2014, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a pre-opening team.


Reporting to the General Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Actively participate in the pre-opening planning, and project manage the opening of the hotel from a Human Resources perspective
  • Lead and oversee the day to day operation of the Human Resources Department as well as play a critical role in the implementation of the hotel’s human resources strategy
  • Assess organizational needs, develop aligned human resource solutions and implement strategies in the areas of employee relations, compensation and benefits, recognition, administration and Colleague wellness
  • Promote positive Colleague relations through an environment that encourages open communication, trust, mutual respect and fun
  • Work with the other FRHI Hotels in the UAE to synergise resources and ideas
  • Assist Departmental Leaders and Senior Managers with the development of specific action plans to address issues and concerns identified in Colleague feedback
  • Effectively manage the annual human resource budget
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Previous human resources leadership experience required
  • Previous Hotel Pre-Opening experience is an asset
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

    Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Ajman. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.
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