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Assistant People & Culture Manager

Hyde Dubai | Marasi Drive, ​Business Bay, Dubai, UAE


Company Description

It’s always festival season at Hyde where the vibe, music, and company is just right. A hotel experience like no other, we deliver on atmosphere, live shows, global flavors, and more. Representing a bohemian spirit and sense of discovery, Hyde is more than a brand, it's a state of mind. Hyde is part of Ennismore, a creative hospitality company rooted in culture and community, with a global collective of brands created by entrepreneurs and founders with purpose at their heart.


Step into a festival-inspired hotel at Hyde Dubai with a lively rooftop pool, four restaurants including the world-renowned Katsuya, and balconies to chill out on in every room.  Let your free spirit discover connection at every corner with live music, common spaces that inspire, and rooftop views of the Burj Khalifa you can’t get anywhere else.

Job Description

The Position

To assist the Director of People & Culture in the smooth running of the P&C function within the hotel ensuring best practice is followed at all times


  • Ensure that all Managers and colleagues follow the correct P&C procedures and that proper documentation is received
  • Process any status changes, promotions, new hires and other ad-hoc requests in the HRIS on a monthly basis
  • Prepares all letters related to status changes and any other ad-hoc letter requests
  • Ensure established standards and processes for financial matters are followed correctly
  • Conduct exit interviews for colleagues at levels 1 – 4
  • Assist in dealing with all colleague related queries at all levels
  • Ensure that annual and probation period appraisals are completed on time
  • Assist the People & Culture Director with all disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Assist the People & Culture Director with staff related investigations as and when required
  • To oversee the operation of the hotel cafeteria and ensure proper tracking and invoicing is in place, as well as hygiene and quality standards are followed
  • Liaise with catering contractor for special events, theme days, etc.
  • Ensures that monthly engagement activities take place and assists the HRC arrange and coordinate these events / meetings
  • Assist in all recruitment related activities and conduct screening and panel interviews, manage requisitions and candidate pools
  • Analyze and complete any HR monthly reports such as HR Statistics, Turnover, Exit Interview reports and any other reports as requested by the People & Culture Director.
  • Ensure annual HR event calendar is prepared and followed
  • Run the Welfare Committee and liaise with Management
  • Assist with the Annual Budget preparation manning and expenses
  • Prepare and submit monthly forecast and expense reports as requested
  • Ensure departmental communication meetings are scheduled, prepared and attended
  • Counsel & advise all colleagues on matters of their employment
  • Assist in Strategic Planning of the division
  • Represent the division in Senior Level meetings in absence of HRD
  • Lead the division in absence of HRD



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to help lead and manage a team
  • Foster positive working relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Build excellent rapport with other departments, suppliers, contractors, reps of owning company, etc.
  • Must be confidential in all Human Resources matters
  • Ability to handle a number of projects at one time
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office applications


  • Degree in Business Administration majoring in Human Resources


  • Minimum 5 years experience in an HR supervisory position ideally within a 5-star hotel
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