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Regional HR Executive

Posted: 09 October, 2019

Job Descriptoin

Jotun is growing fast all over the MEIA region (Middle East, India and Africa), and to continue our ambition of further growth and development, we need talented young employees to drive us forward. The Jotun MEIA graduate program is one important tool in meeting this challenge, as it offers a rich and fulfilling experience along with extensive training.

Jotun MEIA region is looking for young talents, like you, for one-year graduate program that will be integrated into a full-time permanent position. We believe your high qualification and passion can make a difference to the future development of Jotun. The Jotun MEIA graduate program will take you through a challenging and exciting journey in the organization. As a selected candidate, you will also be given specific tasks and assignments for a maximum period of 3 months outside your home location, within the MEIA region.

Loyalty, respect, care, and boldness are our values and the foundation for all our business. These values will be reflected in our graduate program.

As Regional HR Executive, support and assist Regional HR Director to provide operational and strategic support to the local HR in business units within MEIA by rolling out, coordinating & following up the HR Concepts, Projects, tools and process in order to help them reach their business targets.

This position is based in Dubai and will be reporting to the Regional HR Director - MEIA.

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Regional HR Executive - MEIA Graduate Program



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Permanent position

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Duties and responsibilities

Assist Regional HR Director to support the local business units in the Middle East, India and Africa Region (MEIA) by anchoring, implementing and following up to ensure that HR concepts, tools and process are well established in line with corporate and regional expectations.

Extend professional Support and work closely with local HR in newly established Jotun entities in the MEIA region (Emerging markets) by providing close operational HR support (recruitment, compensation etc.) in order to maintain high standards and in line with Regional expectation.

Ensure that the Human Resource Management System database is always accurate and updated by following up with the HR responsible in each of the MEIA companies to ensure that the reports drawn are always accurate.

Actively participate in Regional HR initiatives, OD initiatives, Regional HR meetings and work closely with Corporate HR in order to follow up on ongoing projects.


You have 1-3 years of experience in the field of HR is required.

You hold a bachelor/masters degree in HR.

You have a project management experience.

You are between 23-30 years old

You are fluent in Arabic (preferred)

Personal qualities

Acts on own initiative, makes things happen and accepts responsibility for the results

Makes an impact; convinces and persuades others; promotes plans and ideas successfully

Uses a methodical and systematic approach; plans ahead, defines clear priorities and allocates resources effectively

Quickly understands and analyzes complex issues and problems; comes up with sound and rational judgments

Communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively

Co-operates well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information; supports others in the pursuit of team goals

We can offer

Individual tasks and responsibilities along with close mentoring and coaching from your managers

Substantial on-the-job learning in the organization

One assignment for a maximum period of 3 months in the MEIA region

Personal and professional growth and a possibility to have an exciting career within a global company

Al Quoz, 3671 Dubai
United Arab. Emirates

Mahmoud Ashour
HR Manager - Regional Center

Jotun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The Group has 62 companies and 40 production facilities around the world, and more than 9 800 employees. Jotun is represented in more than 100 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. The Jotun Group’s sales in 2018 was NOK 17.7 billion. The Jotun Group is organised into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.

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