Director Total Rewards MENA

People Operations Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Position at Talabat

Talabat is a pioneer of the online food ordering industry in the Middle East. Housing a wide variety of cuisines from international and local restaurants, Talabat is the go-to destination for food. No matter what cuisine or restaurant you are craving, find it on Talabat in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Oman, Egypt and Jordan.

Your Mission:

  • Lead the development of the compensation philosophy, strategy, and design for the MENA region
  • Be a subject matter expert:  research best practices and trends and perform deep analysis on effectiveness, competitiveness and fairness of existing programs and present to management findings and alternative solutions
  • Grow and manage our compensation team that is responsible for benefits administration and compensation analysis for our MENA markets
  • Partner with the People Operations team in defining and implementing annual compensation reviews


Your Heroic Skills:

  • You enjoy creating and building, you don’t get overwhelmed by ambiguity and thrive in a fast pace environment
  • Get motivated by the idea of building the best place to work in MENA
  • Take a consultative approach in how you interact with stakeholders
  • You have experience managing  compensation programs for at least 5 years, and have a total of at least 8 years performing roles that lead you to this position
  • You have a keen business sense, and know how to manage stakeholders in the business
  • Excellent communication skills and are able to train and explain compensation strategies to employees, People Operations Partners, and managers