Store HR Manager | IKEA Yas Island in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Al Futtaim

Retail / Wholesales
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

We are currently looking to recruit a hands on Store HR Manager to join our IKEA team in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Reporting to the Store Manager, you will act as a trusted advisor to senior line management on all Human Resource Management matters; to ensure a keen understanding of the business so as to implement HR strategies and practices that support robust business growth; reinforce a culture of performance focus, meritocracy and diversity; and comply with Group HR policy.


Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Liaise with the Business MD, SHRBP, Group MD and Group HR Director create a HR strategy for the Store and the annual HR Plan
  • Ensure new employees are properly inducted into the business and given support to become productive as quickly as possible
  • Develop succession plans and retention strategies for key talent and positions
  • As part of the HR Plan specify training initiatives required to support the business, liaise with Group Training Department to ensure appropriate initiatives are delivered
  • Advise, coach and mentor management and HR team on people related issues
  • Play an advisory role in creating and managing a lean and multi-skilled workforce
  • Support and facilitate the implementation of business structure reorganisation and consolidation to deliver efficiencies
  • Ensure compliance with localisation policy and targets
  • Provide line management with regular and financial reporting of employee costs
  • Ensure annual manpower budgeting exercise is conducted accurately and efficiently
  • Prepares action plans by individuals as well as by team for effective search of sales leads and prospects
  • Be responsible for selection of competent staff and their on-going motivation, training and development


To be successful in winning this first class HR role, you will need to have the following skills and experience:

  • Human Resource , Psychology or Business Management Degree
  • CIPD qualification desirable
  • Minimum five years HR Generalist experience
  • Previous experience as a HR Business Partner

Job-Specific Skills: Change Management, Organisational Development, Management Development, Performance/Compensation Management, Recruitment & Selection, Employee Relations, Mentoring/Coaching, Human Capital Metrics.

Analytical skills, financial modeling skills, good communication skills and problem solving skills.

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