Job Brief

The Head of Human Resources is responsible for managing the human capital for RISKS in all of its aspects including recruitment & introduction, personnel administration, internal training and development, performance & reward management, talent management, succession & career planning, employee relations, and human resource planning.

Reporting to

Director, Shared Services


  • Develop and implement RISKS human resource policy and procedure in line with the Saudi Law of Labor and RISKS strategies
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.
  • Develop and maintain recruitment, employee orientation and development, reward management, secession, and career planning programs. 
  • Supervise and monitor employee personal administration and employee relations.
  • Manage employee satisfaction procedure and resolve employee complaints. 
  • Devise employee efficiency programs and establish personal KPI’s 
  • Develop and implement payroll plan and processes in line with Saudi Labor Law.
  • Review the human capital budget in coordination with other departments. 
  • Facilitate the creation of strong team culture internally that instills a sense of pride and provides motivation to employees.
  • Develop and maintain the human resource requirements for RISKS on a continuous basis, hence supporting RISKS goals.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s in Business or related field. Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Seven years of related experience in education, training, skill development—this will be re-considered for Master degree holders 
  • At least one year experience in accounting, finance or business;
  • High level of analytical skills to interpret data
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Experience in project management and budgeting
  • Fluency in English and Arabic – written & spoken 

Skills and Competencies

  • Accountability: Demonstrates reliability by taking necessary actions to continuously meet required deadlines and goals
  • Global Collaboration: Applies global perspective when working within a team by being aware of own style and ensuring all relevant parties are involved in key team tasks and decisions
  • Communication: Articulates information clearly and presents information effectively and confidently when working with others
  • Innovation and Creativity: Thinks boldly and out of the box, generates new ideas and processes, and confidently pursues challenges as new avenues of opportunity
  • Knowledge of economic/econometric methods is needed
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and results-driven problem solver with excellent written and oral communication skills

Key to Success

  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility 
  • Change leadership
  • Ability to work across silos
  • Comfortable in the space between no longer and not yet
  • Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and topics
  • Ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships inside and outside of the company
  • Ability to use data to formulate and flex communications 


We are growing institute and offer a multifaceted and challenging function in a dynamic and international environment with a wide range of career and advancements opportunities. We offer an intensive professional development and training programs, a performance-related compensation combined with attractive social benefits.