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CAO Europe and MENAT

Company Name: HSBC
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: UAE
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Chief Administration Officer, HR, Europe & MENAT
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Human Resources leads the implementation of the Group’s people strategy in line with business objectives. It facilitates talent management, succession planning and employee mobility while defining and overseeing frameworks that support employee performance management, reward, learning and development, resourcing and engagement.
We are currently seeking an ambitious individual to join our Human Resources team, working together with colleagues to define, manage and achieve divisional business targets.
The Chief Administrative Officer will lead and take ownership of business activities, supporting Leadership positions and HR vertical / CoE Heads with all non-BAU activities. The job holder will be located in the COO team and would report to, Regional HR COO, and may have direct reports.
The job holder is expected to possess knowledge of financial budgeting, strategic planning, communication, and people management processes.
The key tasks will include some or all of the following, but may not be restricted to it:
Oversee and manage the execution of HR initiatives and financial activities
Manage HR business planning activities which mainly include financial, and resource planning
Facilitate & support senior management decision making by the use of management information, performance information, analytics, forums, stakeholder feedback and HSBC strategy
Participation in forums and committees to represent view of the function
Investigating and seeking remedies for discrete issues which may be adversely affecting HR verticals’ performance
Revision of all HGSU cost activities for Europe
Act as the point of contact for Europe and MENAT Heads of HR for any financial queries
Act as the point of contact for finance team for all HR financial reporting and data
Attend and support Global financial requests for all financial queries for HBEU and MENAT
Manage recharges and review line by line activity details for HBEU and MENAT
Be the owner of all HR cost centres in HBEU and MENAT and make sure all invoices and PO are timely paid
Strongly support all countries with financial activities management, planning and queries
Maintain tight oversight and controls over invoices and billing management for both HBEU and MENAT
Define metrics and outcomes to measure the success of the plan, tracking these regularly and course correcting
Oversee delivery of the BAU FRP in Both Europe and MENAT regions and ensure alignment to cost and headcount targets
Major Challenges
Have vision and planning skills, strong analytical skills and lateral thinking capabilities in carrying out the job effectively
Ability in influencing, motivating and team building must be well developed
Often has to work independently and within tight schedules, especially close to project deadlines
Manage conflicting priorities and ensure prioritisation of different activities
Role Context
Collaborate with Heads of HR / Verticals leads / HR CoEs across the region to achieve HBEU and MENAT targets
Demonstrate a commitment to excellence and perform to the highest standards
Take responsibility for own decisions and actions
Share information, knowledge and ideas to enhance team dialogue and performance.

To be successful in the role, you should meet the following requirements:
Strong financial management – preferably experience of creating and managing Annual Operating Plans.  Financial Analyst, Financial Planning qualified background a plus
Strong presentation and writing skills
Solid Excel skills for the purposes of reporting and analysis
Attention to detail with strong analytical skills
Strong team player who is able to work independently and meet tight deadlines under pressure
Demonstrated ability to multi-task
Navigation and stakeholder management
Graduation degree is a must – to secure a UAE Visa and Work Permit
For further details and application information please visit our careers site, searching under reference number 0000H6K0.
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