Engagement Director Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Careem Networks FZ LLC

Title: Engagement Director

Company: Careem Networks FZ LLC

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Contract

Category: Business, HR/Recruitment

Position: People Engagement Director

Careem is the internet platform for the greater Middle East region. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to include mass transportation, delivery and payments to become the region’s everyday SuperApp. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting organisation that inspires. Careem was established in July 2012, and was acquired by Uber in 2020. Careem operates in over 100 cities across 14 countries and has created more than one million employment opportunities in the region.

What will be keeping you busy? 

In this particular role you will drive the people strategy for several business units by identifying and researching issues/challenges; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations in line with Careem’s purpose, values and goals.

You will support key leaders by providing direction, advice, and counsel on people’s matters/challenges whilst ensuring that our tigers are capable, engaged and fulfilled in their roles.

This role reports to the Head of People Engagement. This role has a high level of autonomy to operate in conjunction with the MDs, Functional heads of Enabling Functions and People team COE (center of expertise).

Also expect to: 

Lead people interventions in line with the goals of Careem to driveColleague Engagementand CareemCVP(colleague value proposition)

Function as a partner to key leaders and their respective teams, engage in strategic planning, lead data driven decisions and design interventions to translate business needs into people plans.

Provide expertise in designing and delivering targeted solutions including strategic planning, change management, and team building.

Collaborate with COE (center of expertise) to ensure we have the best systems, processes, policies and interventions in place for colleague life cycle at Careem:

Ensure hiring and onboarding of the best talent

Drive performance management as per Careem guidelines at all levels while ensuring clarity and transparency on the process

Formulate career development plans for growth and development of colleagues and strengthen internal succession planning

Assess colleagues’ development needs and make recommendations for appropriate solutions with respect to learning & development to build capabilities for today and for future at different levels

Partner with the leadership/provide inputs to ensure the optimal operating model is in place

Guide and support business leaders in the introduction and implementation of initiatives developed to drive operating efficiency and effectiveness

Manage and monitor people cost and budgets

Collaborate/coach leadership teams to effectively manage their people in line with the people policy, procedure and people business plans to develop functional business performance whilst managing business risk

Advise and guide our colleagues on all aspects of leadership capability, e.g. performance, collaboration, team working, set and achieve targets around a high performing business function.

Requirement Summary: 

Bachelor degree in HR Management, Organizational Psychology with a Masters /MBA preferred. CIPD or certification preferred

10+ years of experience in an HR generalist leadership role, preferably in a high tech environment

Experience working with global teams, and driving organizational change initiatives and d…


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