Dubai, United Arab Emirates
People Strategy and Human Resources Leader - Dubai

Are you ready to head up an advanced human resources (HR) team in a global company dedicated to moving money for better? Are you looking for a role that will help drive successful HR strategies that will globally transform our customer and employee experience? Join Western Union as a People Strategy and Human Resources Leader.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

We're a FinTech that's using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We're a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process discipline and simplification

We'll be looking to you to guide and empower the HR team in MEA Region while working closely with executives and leadership to manage a comprehensive talent management strategy.

This will include talent acquisition, organizational development, performance management, employee/labor relations, employee compliance, and the deployment of global HR practices. You will provide HR leadership in execution, monitoring and achievement of HR programs and implement change strategies to drive organisation performance. You'll work as an advisor to business leaders to determine best practices and manage HR Generalist activities to provide coaching. You will also help streamline HR initiatives across the organization in alignment with business goals.

For such a pivotal role, you'll have a bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Human Resources, and 8 to 10 years of general HR experience while working within a large multinational team that supports multiple functions. You'll bring to the table an understanding of local employment law and legislation and be skilled in providing consultative support to business units on all matters that impact employees or organizational performance. Previous experience of lean and agile working methodologies is also desirable.

Join us, and let's move money for better

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It's an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you're ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

We're a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or any other protected category.