Office Manager/HR Administrator Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at AeroFarms

Title: Office Manager/HR Administrator

Company: AeroFarms

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Management, Administrative/Clerical

The Company:As a Certified B Corporation, AeroFarms is a mission-driven indoor vertical farming company transforming agriculture with global headquarters in Newark, NJ. Recognized by Inc.com as one of the Top 25 Disruptive Companies in the World, AeroFarms is scaling quickly to meet the demand for our fresh, locally grown produce that is setting new culinary standards. We now need an Assistant Construction Manager to assist in the design and execution of future projects in the United States and around the world.

AeroFarms strategic goal is to enable local production at commercial scale in various markets globally. Specifically, we are focused on developing local farms that produce quality, flavorful, safe, pesticide-free, grown produce that can be easily traced from farm to fork through a simple and transparent supply chain. In our strategy to enhance our competitive advantage, we are seeking innovative, committed, individuals who can share in our long-term goals and sustainability efforts. Ultimately, at AeroFarms we are striving to transform agriculture.

Position Summary:As the Office Manager/HR Administrator you will report to the General Manager of Abu Dhabi Operations and will be responsible for general administration, office management, and basic HR functions for the company’s new entity in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

General administrative duties and activities

Assist General Manager with developing and maintaining relationships with local authorities, governmental agencies, and other local partners

Work with Corporate Management of parent company to choose and work with appropriate outsourced payroll, HR services and other service providers based on company needs, ensuring the company and employees receive the full benefits of the services

Work with hiring managers to manage and coordinate hiring processes from start to finish in a timely fashion, either through recruiting services or internal resources

Other HR duties before a dedicated HR representative is in place, including employee relationships, compliance with labor laws and related local requirements, and implementation and coordination of necessary training for employees

Maintain and manage company books, reports, records, and other company documents

Assist upper level management with other necessary administrative tasks

Establish and maintain general policies and procedures for the company

Other tasks as assigned


Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work in a dynamic environment with aggressive schedules

Bilingual in Arabic and English

Important Considerations:

** This position requires a complete residency in the area of Abu Dhabi, UAE **

** This position must be accessible during some US work hours for reporting and coordinating **


BS/BA in related field – HR, Business, Economics, etc.


5+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing or food production company. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Computer Skills:

Proficient with Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and good level of spreadsheet skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities:None

Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to lift to 10 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may…


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