HR Coordinator (Fixed Term Contract - 1 year contract)

Abbott Laboratories - Dubai


Primary Objective:

To provide efficient and timely administrative support to HR Department implementing HR policy/strategies supporting the business and growth objectives for Gulf and Levant region.


Recruitment& Selection

  • Assist HR Manager with recruitment and induction activities, namely:
  • Preparation of recruitment templates
  • Drafting employment offers
  • Preparation of induction material as needed
  • Assist employees in visa renewals / issues

Compensation & Benefits

  • Assist HR Manager in the processing of payroll changes, namely preparation of salary review forms, liaison and follow up with Accounts to ensure that payroll actions are carried out in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist HR Manager with compensation and benefits-related cyclical activities: employee census, salary structures, market surveys, etc
  • Coordinate affiliate’s Award and Recognition Programs (Long Service Award, Excellence Award, etc)
  • Liaison with the medical insurance provider (enrollment of new employees, medical claims etc)
  • Preparation of salary letters, loan letters etc

Performance Management

  • Assist HR Manager in coordinating appraisals and tracking their timely completion
  • Tracking goals and growth plans
  • Assist HR Manager in preparation of year-end merit increase and bonus spreadsheets

Employee Relations

  • Monitor and maintain employees’ leave records
  • Assist HR Manager in preparation of letters, meeting minutes, internal announcements
  • Keep track of sickness, maternity and other leave records

Other HR Administration

  • Sustain the employees’ database with the purpose of providing reports to management on turnover, head count and payroll changes
  • Maintain / update organizational charts
  • Maintain personal files
  • Assist in the organization of training events.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Accounting.
  • A minimum of two to three years in administration role of which at least one in HR or Accounting.
  • Excellent knowledge of Word & Excel
  • Accuracy and solid organizing skills.
  • Experience with payroll processing and various systems.
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