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Group Senior Total Rewards Manager | Corporate HR | Al-Futtaim Group

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Date: 09-Jan-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 32811 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Group Senior Total Rewards Manager | Group Total Rewards | Al-Futtaim Group | Dubai


Job Purpose

To ensure implementation of Group’s Total Rewards Strategy which will maintain the company’s position as an employer of choice and support AFG future growth and development plans. To act as Total Rewards Business Partner on all Total Rewards aspects (Compensation & Benefits, Organisational Development, Performance, Mobility) , towards HR Directors, Senior HRBP's and business divisions.


This role will report to the Group Head of Total Rewards and will be based out of our HR offices at Festival Office Tower, Dubai Festival City.



  • Drives implementation of a Total Rewards Strategy that supports the Talent for Growth agenda and is fit for the various verticals, functions and employee segments.
  • Works with Group HR and Senior HRBPs to ensure alignment of performance management/ evaluation, career development, and total rewards framework for all employee segments which will enable business to become “fit for purpose”.
  • Designs vertical/functional related Performance and Rewards tools/schemes, including compensation and benefit plans, performance incentive plans, balanced scorecards, etc.
  • Responsible for design, review and implementation of vertical/functional related reward structures (fixed/variable pay, short-long term incentives, etc.), benefit- (redundancy, anniversary, others) & insurance plans in support of business objectives.
  • Responsible to develop and provide Train-the-Trainer sessions for effective implementation of Total Reward Policies.
  • Responsible for analysis and action planning of Total Reward related benchmark reviews, i.e. salary benchmarking reviews on annual basis in conjunction with Group Total Rewards.
  • Support the review and recommendations on manpower requirements at Annual Budget process.
  • Be an active member of internal and external Total Reward Networks.
  • Designs and drives implementation of a Global Organizational Design Strategy in support of Group, Verticals, and Functions being “fit for purpose”
  • Designs tools, guidelines, processes, templates, etc. to efficiently facilitate Org Design and Reward processes
  • Support on global T.R. projects
  • Provide an excellent Group mobility service and consult the business, on assignment packages, immigration and HR policy issues, ensuring that employees are moved cross border as per AFG standards with zero risk in relation to immigration, tax issues.etc.


Critical Qualifications / Skills / Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business / Human Resources
  • 8-10 years progressive experience in Total Rewards or Compensation & Benefits including Performance Management, Global Mobility and Organizational Design.
  • Experience in a multinational organization is required
  • Excellent ability to understand and act upon business needs
  • Strong strategy and planning skills
  • High individual drive yet a good team player
  • Effective communication skills across hierarchical levels
  • Ability to work in matrix organizations under pressure and adapt to changing priorities


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