People Partner

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Who we are 

Chalhoub is the leading luxury retailer in the Middle East. With more than 600 stores, 300 brands, and over 65 years of experience in the region, we are the premiere destination for luxury goods. To fuel the next stage of the organisation’s growth we are looking to build a world class team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use technology and data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey.

Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now’s your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world. In return, you’ll have everything you need to innovate your career.

What you'll be doing 

Our People Partner is responsible for the implementation of Group wide policies and procedures as well as implementing brand specific People strategies within their area of focus. The role holder will be accountable for supporting across multiple brands, with a lens on continually monitoring, reporting and enhancing the employee experience. The role be required to focus on both HR operations and strategic imperatives, requiring a solid HR background and the ability to collaborate and partner at all levels in the business.

  • Through guidance from the Head of People /People Partners, implement the Group’s HR polices and procedures and support with brand or business unit specific projects, campaigns or initiatives:
  • Support the business unit People team with recruitment, performance management, succession planning, retention, talent development, compensation and rewards, employee relations, and employee engagement.
  • Escalate or respond to employee feedback to ensure local approaches motivate and develop employees to deliver high quality, customer‐centred services.
  • Be an active and effective member of the Leadership Team, and stakeholder meetings representing the voice of our People and providing guidance around Group HR polices, approaches, and Culture transformation.
  • Lead the development and implementation of local People strategies.
  • Implement brand specific employee onboarding, training and development programs to improve the depth and breadth of employee’s skills set and to raise awareness around behavioral, technical and leadership competencies.
  • Work closely with Group HR to implement the annual performance management cycle.
  • Support with the delivery of employee profiling to identify our HiPoS and to support development discussions; educate teams around career paths and support all succession planning and talent development activities.
  • Use all available HR data to ensure HR analytics supports all reporting, action planning and decision making and put forward business requirements when needed.
  • Work closely with People Data Analyst to update reporting lines and cost centre allocations
  • Collaborate with the Group’s People Experience team to design employee engagement surveys, and be accountable for the necessary action planning and improvement goals.


What you'll need to succeed

  • Excellent knowledge of HR best practices and industry standards
  • Proven experience of acting as change agent to bring about change
  • Able to influence without authority and to be regarded as a credible trusted advisor to the business
  • Employee centric with the ability to build trust and act as a coach and mentor for employees
  • Self-aware, with the appropriate leadership skills to inspire, manage and develop high performing teams
  • Comfortable with healthy challenge and able to operate at a strategic level
  • Exceptional communication, relationship-building, and project management skills
  • willing to travel between our locations as needed.




    What we can offer you 

    We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.

    Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries.  We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.

    Amazing benefits 

    We recognize the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution, remote and flexible working as well as exclusive employee discounts.

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    Chalhoub Group
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    DIVERSITY

    With our people at heart, we believe in building a diverse work environment that nurtures and celebrates people’s differences, offers equal opportunities to all and ensures that our team members have a sense of belonging.

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