Job Description

Skill: KSA HR Lead
Level: Manager
Location: Riyadh
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Job Summary: 
The KSA HR Lead has the responsibility and accountability of all HR and Recruiting in KSA. He/She will implement all country specific human resources processes, initiatives, and programs and will direct local legal and policy compliance in the execution of HR programs and delivery of HR services.  He/She may have primary responsibility for customization and implementation of global HR programs on behalf of the local countries and may be called upon to provide input and direction on the development of HR programs/initiatives outside the geographic areas of responsibility.  Provides support across entities and directly manages 10 or more individuals.  The ultimate role of the HR Lead is to be the partner to the business to drive profitable growth for the region. 
Strategic Priorities:
  • I&D:  Accountability for the I&D strategy
  • Performance Achievement:  Enable the rotation to performance achievement vs performance management
  •  Human Capital Strategy:  Drive the human capital strategy and operational plans for the region.
  • Uniquely Human: Create an environment where people can be successful professionally and personally
  • HR for the future:  Start implementation of Success Factors in your GU and HR Systems enhancements
  • Business Transformation:  Rotation to the new
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Direct development, communication, and implementation of country-level rewards and work/life programs in alignment with business strategy and local business need.
  • Advise on annual compensation research and planning effort, as well as development and delivery of training for, and execution of, the annual compensation process for all personnel in the geography.
  • Advise on annual benefits research and planning effort, as well as any employee benefits selection/enrollment processes. 
  • Evaluate the need for and direct development of country specific policies; address policy exception and immigration visa issues.
  • Direct compliance with all local employment laws and local ordinances, including regulations governing treatment of historically disadvantaged or legally protected categories of employees.
  • Evaluate employment risks by ensuring HR personnel receive appropriate guidance on employment law and employee relations issues.
  • Interpret and direct the performance management approach and process for the country, ensuring it meets global and geographic direction, is responsive to local business need and follows local laws.
  • Deliver appropriate and cost effective HR support services to employees deployed to the country Geographic Services organization.
  • Provide HR leadership to country diversity programs and human capital activities as a member of the country Leadership team.
  • Ensure the relationships and oversee the contract with HR service providers.
  • Build a high performing HR Team of professionals that are aligned to the profitable growth of the business.
  • Drive the performance achievement strategic intent.
Reports to:                    Geographic Unit HR Lead                                  
·   HR Business Partners (direct line)
·   Recruiting Lead (direct Line)
·   People Services (direct line)
·   Resource Planning Supply & Demand Lead (direct line)
External Relationships:   HR service providers – as appropriate
Internal Relationships:  MET GU and Global Stakeholders (HR and business)

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Education:                              Undergraduate degree or equivalent professional experience
Work Experience:                   8+ years plus relevant HR experience

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
  • Solid understanding of key Human Resources practices
  • In-depth knowledge of regulations pertaining to Human Resources issues in Middle East countries
  • Strong understanding of Accenture’s business strategy and objectives (including understanding the needs of the organization at the countries level)
  • Strong understanding of external marketplace trends and company’s position in marketplace
  • Executive presence including strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to invoke change
  • Proven ability to build, sustain, and influence relationships, at all levels of an organization
  • Good balance between HR Delivery and HR Strategy knowledge/experience/inclination

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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