People + Culture Manager - Saudi National

Human resources Riyadh, Riyadh


Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Reporting to the Head of People & Culture METIA (Middle East, Turkey, India & Africa), you will be managing a small team and be a solution focused partner to our business, ideally with proven experience in Public Relations or Marketing/Advertising/Media.

You will be a strong communicator who understands the importance of prioritising your workload and managing expectations, whilst also using your expertise and market knowledge to influence the business.


HR Management

  • Recruitment, employee orientation, development, and training logistics;
  • Compensation and benefits administration
  • Expat Management including visa applications, benefits administration (medical + life insurance)
  • Maintaining employee files and the HR filing system;
  • Company events committee facilitation and participation, such as employee safety, wellness, CSR
  • Assisting with the day-to-day efficient operations of the HR office and employee relation matters

Employee Compensation & Benefits

  • HRM database management
  • Leave administration and manpower resources planning
  • Performance appraisals and salary reviews

Human Resources

  • Formulate and implement HR policies & procedures
  • Assist in job descriptions design & employee development plans
  • Probation and salary performance review
  • Prepare employment contracts
  • Staff orientation and induction programmes
  • Inter-office HR related issues (staff transfer / secondment)
  • Staff relocation arrangement
  • Expatriate staff’s work visa applications
  • Ensure H&K polices follow the laws of your respective countries.
  • Manage all enquiries/complaints from internal staff and external business partners
  • Manpower and succession planning

HR Reporting

  • Staff movement advice reports (Regional)
  • Training report (Regional)
  • insured members listing update
  • leave records reports
  • general information update (phone list, staff birthday etc)


  • At least 8 years’ experience in Human Resources, 3 of which at HRBP/HRM level.
  • Strong Talent Acquisition background. 
  • Excellent communications skills in both Arabic + English.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – able to express clearly and effectively
  • Adaptability – able to perform a variety of tasks, often changing assignments on short notice
  • Analytical skills – able to analyse data from different sources
  • Attention to detail
  • Patience and consideration in dealing with complaints and problems
  • Sets high personal standards of performance
  • Flexibility - able to respond to organisation / technology changes
  • Uses initiative and acts with integrity
  • Prior experience in Advertising/Media/PR would be an added advantage.