Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East

Temp. Human Resources Senior Executive (12 Months)

Vacancy ID
Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East
Human Resources


Main objective

Are you a passionate, committed, highly attentive and analytical HR Generalist looking to be a part of a dedicated and dynamic HR team at Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East in Dubai?

Then we would like you to apply for our Temp. Human Resources Senior Executive role!

In this position, you will provide a pro-active, professional, accurate and efficient HR service to our business partners.


In summary

You will manage payroll processes for 260 employees.

You will act as first line support for managers and employees in operational HR matters such as recruitment, on-boarding/off-boarding, employee development, performance management, HR policies and procedures.

You will be the expert for global assignee management and compensation & benefits topics.

In addition, you are the deputy to Head of HR to ensure smooth running of HR operations.




Payroll Management

  • Manage global and local payroll processes for 260 employees across 2 entities and a variety of pay groups in coordination with external payroll provider
  • Prepare payroll data, check payroll reports provided by external provider against own payroll reconciliation followed by systematic upload and processing of payroll relevant data
  • Liaise with accounting department on deductions, General Ledger files and correct data reporting
  • Process annual salary review and bonus payouts
  • Ensure all approvals are obtained in time for pay day
  • Liaise regularly with local payroll provider as single point of contact on payroll processing, adherence to contractual measurements and KPI’s, feedback on monthly pay run, error logs, action tracker, and helpdesk queries from customers
  • Coordinate and regularly liaise with global payroll provider on assignee changes and information to effectively manage monthly payroll reports, bank files and data
  • Participate actively at monthly SLA calls with external provider
  • Set-up payroll calendar for each year
  • Implement payroll system change requests incl. concept, testing and roll-out
  • Coordinate and comply with internal and external Payroll audits
  • Coordinate annual bank key renewal processes and implement new bank requirements where applicable
  • Continuously improve payroll processes

HR Business Partnering

  • Consult employees and managers on all operational HR matters
  • Perform the end-to-end recruitment process up to contractual administration, on-boarding and induction procedures
  • Perform off-boarding procedures as per internal guidelines and immigration regulations
  • Support and guide managers regarding employee development, succession planning and talent retention
  • Participate in yearly performance and potential appraisal discussions
  • Provide employee relations advice and support on issues including performance, absence, discipline, grievance, HR policies and procedures
  • Coordinate annual salary review and bonus process
  • Meet all HR related compliance controls and audit requirements in a timely and complete manner
  • Support the business with integrity issues and measures
  • Prepare people statistics, reports and HR dashboards on a regular basis
  • Support HR projects as required

Global Assignee Management

  • Provide pre-, on- and post assignment support and advice to our global assignees and assist with any queries they may have
  • Liaise regularly with Headquarters to fulfil contractual and compliance related needs
  • Conduct monthly benefit reporting


Key Attributes

  • Passion
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Discipline
  • Patience


  • Min. 2 years’ experience in similar jobs
  • Strong understanding of HR generalist procedures and practice
  • Payroll/Data management experience
  • Able to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Strong numerical ability – to collate and collect HR reports in a methodical, precise and timely manner
  • Highly accurate and strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer focused and familiar working with a range of partners, both internal and external
  • Able to prioritise and manage a diverse and demanding workload within tight deadlines and capacity
  • Excellent organisational skills with a structured approach to tasks
  • Sound knowledge and experience with MS
  • Office Products, Payroll and Benefits Systems
  • Excellent knowledge of English (German and Arabic desirable)
  • Understanding of UAE Labour Law legislation beneficial


  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources, Business, Psychology (or related)

Start date

  • ASAP


  • Head of Human Resources



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