About the Organisation:

Boston Consulting Group, Inc. is an American global management consulting firm founded in 1963 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. It is one of the Big Three along with McKinsey & Company and Bain & Company. Since 2021, the consultancy has been led by the German executive Christoph Schweizer. 

About the Role:

As an HR Assistant, you will be an integral part of the GS HR Operations Team, providing HR administrative support to the Middle East (UAE, KSA & Qatar) HR Team. Your role will involve various HR tasks throughout the employee life cycle, ensuring that all employment conditions and documentation are in place for staff. You’ll collaborate closely with the Middle East HR Operations function team, supporting various HR processes and maintaining personnel records.

  • Job Title: HR Assistant (Middle East Operations)
  • Location: Middle East (UAE, KSA & Qatar)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enter and maintain employee data in the HR system (e.g., personal information, job details, promotions, compensation, leaves, education, background history, etc.).
  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements and internal standards in maintaining personnel files.
  • Assist in new hire onboarding and background verification (BGV) processes, including sending induction plans and welcome emails.
  • Support audit processes related to personnel files and forms.
  • Handle general employee requests, including letters, verifications, reference checks, and visa invitation letters.
  • Generate reports for employee distribution lists, new hires, anniversaries, milestones, etc.
  • Monitor employees’ probationary periods and inform the Middle East HR team to ensure compliance with geographic processes.
  • Manage and process employee paperwork for new hires, promotions, transfers, address changes, additional payments, status changes, and employee exits while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Handle employee queries and escalate them to the appropriate team contact.
  • Coordinate with support functions for new hire equipment, access, payroll setups, etc.
  • Provide general support to the Middle East HR team and perform other assigned duties.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Graduation degree required.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in professional services or multinational companies.
  • Knowledge of Workday and experience in Global HR Operations/HR Shared Services is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience working with HRMS (Workday experience is ideal but not essential).

Additional Information:

  • Strong English communication skills (oral and written).
  • Collaborative and team-oriented.
  • Service-oriented, flexible, and able to work under pressure with attention to detail.
  • Structured and able to multitask.
  • Demonstrates accountability, ownership, and the ability to handle confidential information.
  • Reliable, timely, and flexible.
  • Concise and effective style in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed organization.
  • Flexibility to support a diverse, international set of stakeholders and willingness to be flexible with office timing.

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If you are service-oriented, detail-oriented, and thrive in a collaborative team environment, this role as an HR Assistant could be a great fit for you.