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People Specialist



People & HR
Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Why Deliveroo?

When you first think about Deliveroo, you probably think of getting great food to your house in less than half an hour. Awesome right? But behind the scenes is the real story. This story is one of high growth, huge challenges and an enormous opportunity ahead of us.

We want to be the definitive food company - the app you go to any time you have a hunger pang. We are transforming the way people think about food. We’re a technology driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world, so come and join us for the ride.

Purpose of Job:

Support the Middle East HR team in all aspects of the employee lifecycle, ensuring timely onboarding of staff and smooth operation of the People and Workplace function.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with third party PROs to process visas, labor cards, renewals, cancellations etc
  • Prepare employment contracts in line with local laws and company policies
  • Advise on policies and respond to employee queries
  • Onboard and conduct orientation for new joiners
  • Prepare employee documentation - salary certificates, NOCs etc
  • Process Workday updates (eg reporting line changes, annual leave changes, allowance updates) and prepare reports
  • Support HRBPs and Head of People with ad-hoc projects (eg training, compensation reviews, performance reviews etc)
  • Send employee communications
  • Prepare slides and facilitate All Hands/Huddle meetings, update policies and intranet sites, and support with audit requests etc
  • Support internal engagement programs and initiatives
  • Any other tasks as directed by Line Manager


Good understanding of UAE Labor Laws and visa processes, with Kuwait and Qatar (QFC) highly beneficial

  • Proficient user of Workday
  • Fluent in English, with excellent communication skills at all levels
  • A proactive mindset and a great sense of humour!
  • Proficient user of G-Suite and capable of preparing reports with basic formulas

Special Requirements: