Manager People Systems

Job title: Manager People Systems

Company: Talabat

Job description: Job Description

Job Title Generic HR / Recruitment


When you think of food delivery in the MENA region, we’d be pretty surprised if talabat didn’t pop into your mind first! Since delivering our first order in Kuwait in 2004, we’ve grown quite a lot over the past 17 years.

Today, we deliver hundreds of millions of food orders, grocery items and other products per year, to our customers in nine countries throughout the region with more than 3,000+ employees! Our food delivery business works with over 27,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches, while our q-commerce concept, talabat mart, now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less!

Our philosophy is to make sure we do what is right for our ecosystem – our customers, our partners, our people, our riders, and the communities in which we operate. Our #techforgood program allows our customers a safe and convenient way to contribute to important causes in their community through donating to local and international charities directly on talabat with a focus on food insecurity in the region. Since its inception in 2020, we have facilitated the donation of well over 1 million meals to those in need, as well as donated over $1.5 million to charity with the help of our partners and customers. talabat is part of Delivery Hero, the global leader in online food delivery and q-commerce.

The Manager People Systems will lead the strategy for people technologies and process excellence in MENA. This is an opportunity to drive change and innovation regionally through People Information Systems and process optimization. Reporting to the Sr. Manager of People Solutions, this role is critical to the continued success of our growing company. This role is responsible for facilitating the identification, design, and implementation of innovative and integrated People tech solutions with a focus on transparency, enablement, and process efficiency.

What’s On Your Plate?

Own, manage and oversee management of Workday and implementation of new modules

Bring leading HR technology practices, partner with People Partners, Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Talent Development and business leaders to understand business needs and identify optimal uses of People technology

Configure, and continually optimize, our environment of related HCM systems and processes to ensure streamlined operations that also yield the people data we need

Proactively identify various People technology solutions to make it easier for employees to get things done

Program Management: Partner with People Operations leadership team and other functional areas to identify, recommend, and implement opportunities for process improvement in alignment with People Operations strategy and initiatives within the org

People Information Systems: Lead our People Systems team and initiatives including a successful adoption of our HRIS solution and proactively identifying various HR technology solutions as we grow

Data Integrity: own the data effectiveness for the entire organization, ensuring alignment between different systems and support the People Operations department in the proper maintenance of the system

Work with team and company leadership in creating and implementing contemporary, data-driven systems that ground People Operations decision-making and strategy as an empirical, predictive reality

Lead change management efforts related to adoption, new module implementation, and evolving business needs

Ensure we scale into new domestic and international locations in a compliant and consistent manner, in alignment with and in furtherance of our culture and values

Review and improve both online and offline People processes among different stakeholders to increase effectiveness of the department and streamline work processes

Drive the design and documentation of processes across the People department including but not only related to Workday, onboarding, offboarding and the overall employee lifecycle

What Did We Order?

You have 8+ years of experience managing People technology

At least 5+ years of experience managing Workday (either Admin or Program Management)

Making an impact excites you and you always look for opportunities to improve

Solutions oriented and customer focused

Full-scale HRIS change management experience

Full-scale HR Operations experience

Focus on business-to-technology translation and impact online and offline

Strong business advisory skills

Proficiency in Google Suite and MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Human Resources, or related field

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Thu, 23 Dec 2021 04:05:21 GMT

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