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Assistant Vice President of Human Resources (AVP of HR) Closed

Confidential - a leading International Company Jordan

Human Resources,

Our Client , a leading International Company , Registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre with operations (presence) in Europe , Asia and Africa , is looking for Assistant Vice President – Human Resources ( AVP – HR) to be based in Amman – Jordan and reports to SVP –Operations


Job brief

We are looking for a competent Assistant Vice President of Human Resources (AVP of HR) to direct and oversee the company’s HR plans in ways that support our mission and overall strategy.

This position has high accountability and reports directly to SVP –Operations

We want candidates who have an excellent HR background and can prove their leadership and strategic thinking, effective people managers and problem-solvers.

The goal is to promote the role of strategic HR and ensure the long-term success of both HR and the organization as a whole.


  • Collaborate with the management team to craft the company’s vision and mission
  • Develop strategic HR plans and policies (career development, recruitment, training, compensation etc.)
  • Hire, guide and evaluate the work of HR Team.
  • Decide and act on initiatives for equal opportunity, diversity, marker benchmark, remuneration plan etc.
  • Assume responsibility of labor and employee relations
  • Re-engineer processes to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Ensure all procedures comply with legal and compliance regulations and best practices and ensure regulators requirements.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of HR operations and policies
  • Prepare reports for the top management using business metrics and KPIs and departmental strategic objectives.


  • Proven HR experience (minimum of 10 years) as AVP of HR or other senior HR role
  • Experience in strategic planning and implementation
  • Deep knowledge of HR functions (Talent management, Recruitment, Career Development , Compensation and Benefits, etc.)
  • Ability to use metrics and analytics
  • Knowledge of local and international labor law
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Aptitude in communicating and public speaking
  • Well-organized with excellent leadership qualities
  • BSc/BA in business, HR, social sciences or related field; MSc/MA/MBA is preferable
  • Certification (e.g. PHR/SPHR) is nice-to-have