Specialist HR GCC (KSA)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Provide support to employees throughout their employee life cycle by providing a HR business partnering approach to position adidas as an employer of choice.


Key Responsibilities:


Conduct new joining and induction formalities for all new employees, ensuring a smooth and efficient onboarding experience.

Be the bridge between employees and Outsource Partner to ensure a consistent adidas employee experience.

Coordinate employee’s mobility, relocation, look and see requests for international hires, by being the main point of contact between the vendor and employee.

Prepare employment contracts for new joiners and other letters in support of promotions and grade changes, and general HR announcements and communications.

Support all administrative HR responsibilities for employees which include, but are not limited to maintenance of confidential records in the system and in the files so they are readily available when required and comply with audit requirements.

Coordinate with Outsource Partner and Rewards team for any payroll additions, deletions or adjustments in salary or benefits.

Initiate and support HR initiatives and improvements in alignment with the team to increase departmental efficiency, provide best in class service to the organization, and ensure file and system data integrity.

Support the Outsource Partner in visa processing formalities with the authorities and obtain up to date information regarding changes implemented in their policies and procedures.

Ensure employee policies are kept up to date, by making changes, or creating new policies as necessary.

Continuously build on HR knowledge to be seen as a competent and accepted contact partner able to influence the organization and senior stakeholders.

Provide high support on Employee Relations and grievance matters ensuring high engagement at all times.

Manage and maintain vendor and supplier relationships for services based on HR Management team requirements.

Ensure employee exit formalities are completed as per the employee exit checklist and HR processes.

Coordinate intra-HR team activities and programs ensuring high collaboration between HR management, talent and rewards.

Ad-hoc support to the HR team and employees with projects, activities, or tasks as needed.

Provide administrative support to GCC

Flight, hotel and transfer booking for employees
Key Relationships:

Regional: HRMs/ External Vendors/ Global Mobility team/ Global Insurance Team/Outsource Partners

Local: All employees/HR Team/Finance and Office Management/KSA Leadership Team/Outsource Partners/Real Estate
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of local employment laws

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to influence internal and external business partners in all levels of the organization.

Ability to work on several projects simultaneously.

Ability to work independently and make decisions with limited direction and under tight deadlines.

Exceptional planning, follow-up, and organising skills.

Strong personal and work ethics.

Advanced MS Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Ability to read, write and speak English and Arabic fluently.
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

University degree, preferably with an HR focus. CIPD or SHRM will be a clear advantage.

Minimum 2 years of HR experience at a generalist level.

Background in retail or sports industry

Working experience in SAP is an advantage.v


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Job Title:  Specialist HR GCC (KSA)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Riyadh
TEAM:  Human Resources
State:  01
Country/Region:  SA
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  293981
Date:  Apr 8, 2021