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HR Specialist & Office Manager, Middle East

Country:  SA
City:  Riyadh
Job Category:  Human Resources

Denodo is a leader in data management. The award-winning Denodo Platform is the leading data integration, management, and delivery platform using a logical approach to enable self-service BI, data science, hybrid/multi-cloud data integration, and enterprise data services. Realizing more than 400% ROI and millions of dollars in benefits, Denodo’s large enterprise and mid-market customers across 30+ industries have received payback in less than 6 months. For more information, visit


We are a fast-growing, international organization with teams across four continents and we work with a cutting-edge technology, but that's not all we have to offer. At Denodo, we are like a family and it is of the utmost importance to us that we help support your professional growth every step of the way.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Human Resources Specialist and Office Manager to join our company in our new and upcoming Riyadh office. Supporting the company's HR initiatives, and ensuring our office remains an amazing place to work will be an important component of this role. You will partner with the human resources team members in our various locations to ensure excellent service and consistent procedures for all employees. 

We are seeking candidates with a desire to work in a vibrant, growing company and passionate about people and technology. Those who thrive in this role will challenge themselves to improve processes and day-to-day operations to take their career and the company to the next level.


This roles requires you to be in the office 4-5 days per week to ensure the smooth running of the office, and being the support for the team in Riyadh. 

Job Responsibilities & Duties

Human Resources

  • Responsible for human resources administrator duties, including but not limited to employee onboarding, termination paperwork and compliance.
  • Support recruiting.
  • Be primary point-person for our teams in Saudi Arabia and the UAE and supporting other regions as needed.
  • Contribute to the development, and ensure consistent compliance of corporate HR policies and processes. 
  • Partner with other HR subject matter experts to ensure alignment and to create a strong, cross-functional team to execute on company-wide HR initiatives.

Office Management 

  • Support the search for our first office in Riyadh.
  • Liaising with vendors and contract management.
  • Manage Health & Safety and office space requirements.
  • Front desk/reception duties including answering phone, greeting guests, coordinating deliveries, ordering office supplies, etc. 
  • Address employees’ queries regarding office management issues. 
  • Support travel bookings for employees and review expense claims.
  • Plan in-house or off-site activities, e.g. company events, celebrations and conferences.
  • Manage contract and price negotiations with office and facility management vendors and related service providers.
  • Perform additional duties and assignments that help ensure a smooth and efficient business process.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • BS/BA in Human Resources, Business Administration or relevant field.
  • 4+ years’ experience as HR Administrator/ HR Specialist or Office Manager, ideally in the Software industry.
  • Native in Arabic and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Understanding of KSA labour law and payroll procedures.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks in high activity, dynamic environments with accuracy and attention to details.
  • Customer focus & deep interest in employee relations, able to interact with employees at all levels. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player; approachable; proactive and able to work without direct supervision; and takes own initiative.
  • Proficient in use of Google Suite and MS Office.
  • Experience with HRIS applications (SuccessFactors) will be a plus.

Denodo is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Denodo will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities in accordance with applicable law.

We do not accept resumes from headhunters or suppliers that have not signed a formal fee agreement. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and we will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

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