1+ months

Country HR Officer (CHRO) - Kuwait (Kuwaiti Nationals encouraged to apply)

Citigroup
مدينة الكويت
The Country HR Officer (CHRO) provides full leadership and supervisory responsibility. Provides operational/service leadership and direction to team(s). Applies in-depth disciplinary knowledge through provision of value-added perspectives or advisory services. May contribute to the development of new techniques, models and plans within area of expertise. Excellent communication and diplomacy skills are required. Generally has responsibility for volume, quality, timeliness of end results and shared responsibility for planning and budgets. Work affects an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family. Full supervisory responsibility, ensuring motivation and development of team through professional leadership to include duties such as performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary and terminations as well as direction of daily tasks and responsibilities.


+ **Preference will be given to Kuwaiti Nationals**


**Responsibilities:**


+ Develops and implements an organization-wide human resource strategy that aligns with the organizations vision in a region or market zone and its current and long-term business objectives.

+ Ensures all activities and programs related to human resources are implemented in accordance with the organizations human resource strategy. These may include: recruitment; training; compensation/remuneration; benefits; performance evaluation; organizational development; relocation; equal employment/affirmative action; health, safety and wellness; human resources administration; human resource information systems; payroll; employee communications; employment/industrial/labour relations.

+ Provides HR support to a major business unit by providing full generalist support.

+ Partners with specialist HR teams, management of employee relations issues (either directly or in conjunction with the employee relations team), implementation of effective people management strategies and ensuring that firm policies and procedures are adhered to across the business area.

+ Contributes to strategic planning and decision-making at the top executive level so the organization's human resource strategy is aligned with other business strategies.

+ Resolves day to day complex problems or transactions, where expertise is required to interpret against policies, guidelines or processes.

+ Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.


**Qualifications:**


+ 5-8 years of experience


**Education:**


+ Bachelors/University degree or equivalent experience


This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


+ Serve as a Subject Matter Expert with Kuwait Governance related activities . Work closely with regulators such as Central Bank , Capital Markets Authority etc. on HR related matters .

+ Must be well versed with the employment laws in Kuwait

+ Single point of contact during internal and external audits related to the function

+ Work closely with the stakeholders and ensure regulatory compliance with the Kuwaitization mandate

+ Responsible and accountable for complying with the Regulatory Reporting requirements in terms of delivery and data accuracy,

+ Oversight of Government Relations / Immigration Work

+ Represent Citi at KBA (Kuwait Banking Association) from an HR perspective

+ Mandatory participation in the Country Governance meetings such as CCC (Country Coordinating Committee), BRCC (Business Risk, Compliance & Control Committee), TPM (Third Party Management Committee) etc.

+ Overall responsible for managing any Risk & Control processes MCA (Management Control Assessment), RCM (Regulatory Change Management)

+ Lead as the Business Activity Owner (BAO) for TPM (Third Party Management), Continuity of Business (COB) coordinator

+ Primary approver for HR commodity expenses

+ Supervise onboarding, employee life cycle & offboarding activities to ensure best in class client experience


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**Job Family Group:**


Human Resources

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**Job Family:**


Human Resources Management

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review **Accessibility at Citi (https://www.citigroup.com/citi/accessibility/application-accessibility.htm)** .


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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Posted: 2022-06-01 Expires: 2022-08-31

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