HR Business Partner/Lead

وصف الوظيفة

The HR Business Partner is responsible for the GroupM HR Function across Egypt covering all aspects from recruitment, onboarding, performance management, engagement, reporting and administration. This role will be reporting to the GroupM People and Talent Director MENA.

The role is required to work with managers as an internal business partner. This individual should possess the ability to function independently and proactively in a professional manner while managing multiple concurrent deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

Recruitment & Mobility

  • Clearly communicate hire approval and recruitment process to all hiring managers and ensure this is adhered to at all times
  • Work with leadership to determine team resourcing, planning and structuring
  • Ensure all new and replacement roles are requested through the new hire system and have full approval to hire before proceeding with offers of employment
  • Support on Egypt recruitment activities & processes
  • Working with the Global Mobility team on internal mobility activity in and out of Egypt.

Performance & Succession

  • Responsibility for Culture Amp & Grow system and annual performance appraisal cycle including performance appraisal training and communication of timelines
  • Work with managers on promotion plans and presenting cases for promotions and increases to senior management
  • Maintain organisational charts for all markets
  • Maintain up to date job descriptions and make these available for all employees
  • In line with the WPP salary review process each year, prepare reports for salary and bonus reviews utilising KPIs, Grow and previous compensation history data.

Onboarding & Exit

  • Oversee new starter process, ensuring employees are provided with all information and resources required and connected with Finance and PRO for payroll and visa requirements
  • Oversee visa process and follow up with employee and PRO where required
  • Manage medical insurance program administration
  • Provide probation documentation to managers when new starter joins, diarise probation check in and completion dates and ensure successful
  • Undertake exit interviews with all leavers (where appropriate)

Legal & Compliance

  • Ensure policies and processes are relevant, up to date and fit for purpose
  • In compliance with SOX requirements and audit, maintain accurate employment records
  • Lead all grievance, disciplinary and termination procedures in line with local employment legislation and GroupM best practice
  • Work with WPP legal providers where required to ensure appropriate process is followed and correct legal advice is provided to GroupM MENA and WPP
  • Ensure all HR activities are compliant with local employment legislation, SOX requirements and GroupM best practice

Administration & Reporting

  • Maintenance of employee records, ensuring all relevant documentation is on file and employee files are kept up to date and secure
  • Administration and maintenance of leave system
  • Preparation of employment letters and other documentation as requested
  • Preparation of regular GroupM & WPP reports such as quarterly CSR, budgets etc

Skills And Experience

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Egypt employment law
  • Demonstrable experience of defining and implementing national talent management initiatives
  • Experience of appraisals, performance management programmes, career ladders, identification and management of high performers, creation, and delivery of training programmes, working HR metrics and cultural change programmes.
  • Strong talent acquisition experience
  • Evidence of being able to influence and manage senior stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills, ability to problem-solve
  • Excellent written and spoken communication, attention to detail
  • Demonstrable experience of building strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders