UOWD6989 - HR Officer

Business Unit: Administration
Job Family: .
Department: Human Resources
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dubai
Position Profile:

UOWD is currently seeking applications for the position of Human Resources Officer. 

The HR Officer is responsible for providing support with the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource Department. It is a generalist position that assists with a variety of tasks including answering and assisting staff requests, supporting the recruitment and selection process, monthly payroll activities, archiving and updating the HR records (manual and online).

Key responsibilities / accountabilities


  • Support the recruitment process which includes raising employment requisitions and ensure accuracy of all required documents.
  • Review and shortlist applications using SniperHire
  • Conduct reference checks on selected candidates.
  • Assist in preparing and planning the Induction Training for new staff members.
  • Assist with the Onboarding process for new staff members for local and international hires which includes booking of ticket, hotel and arranging airport pick up when required.

HR Support

  • Provide administrative support to HR in all areas including, recruitment, reporting, administration and marketing.
  • Assisting staff requests, such as issuance of staff letters, staff ID cards, medical application, new visas and renewals
  • Assist with professional development requests
  • Update the staff intranet and employment page when needed
  • Maintain staff members files such as contracts, resumes, general correspondences and update files as needed (hardcopy & softcopy)
  • Generate monthly leave report for line Managers and assist staff to trouble shoot leave related issues

Auditing of HR Records

  • Auditing accuracy of all relevant employee data uploaded onto HRIS, including annual salary reviews and training data
  • Ensure all employee files are complete and up to date
  • Inform the HR Advisor for actions that needs to be completed such as contract renewals etc.
  • Other duties as directed by Director– Human Resources


Essential Criteria:

To qualify for this position, you must address the criteria specified given below: 


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in HR

  • Strong administrative background

  • Understanding or an aptitude of payroll processing

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Ability to work independently, but also to operate as part of a team

  • Planning and organizing skills

  • Ability to work in an environment requiring the strictest of confidence

  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Fluency in written/spoken English

Desirable Criteria:
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in a similar role 

  • Experience using Sniper Hire/CHRIS21 software or other HRMS

  • Fluency in Written/spoken Arabic will be an advantage

Remuneration & Benefits:

The successful candidates will receive a remuneration package which includes an attractive tax free salary ranging from AED 84, 000 - AED 96,000 per annum, five weeks of paid leave per year, annual air ticket, private medical insurance for self and eligible dependents, life & disability insurance, professional development assistance, education allowance for up to 3 eligible children, professional development and fee waiver for self and dependents looking to pursue higher studies.

Other Information:

Closing Date: Thursday, 6th February 2020

Interested applicants must apply through our online application system by visiting our website at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. The review of applications will continue until the position is closed. Please note only online applications will be accepted

*UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV