Reference Code:  30802

Regional Talent Manager - MEIA

Dubai, DU, AE


The story of Cartier is founded on audacity and passion. For more than 170 years we have embraced a bold, pioneering spirit that continues to inspire our teams across all Métiers from our boutiques to our workshops and corporate offices. Our 7,500+ colleagues of 90 nationalities are united by a shared independent spirit and commitment to excellence, striving to continuously enrich our Maison’s heritage by pushing the boundaries of creativity. 


What is your main role?


Are you experienced in identifying the right talent for the right job? Do you have networking capabilities and connections in the region? Are you a creative person with a skill for project management?


If so, this is the ideal position for you to join our Maison and be a part of a collaborative and diverse HR team.


What are our expectations from you?


The Talent Manager for MEIA is responsible for leading the talent management activities across the different markets (UAE, KSA, India and South Africa). The role reports to the International Talent Management Director based in HQ Geneva and to the Regional HR Manager.

The role is responsible for the talent pipeline and talent exchanges in the region and contributes to the organization design and evolution of the region. It also actively contributes to projects at local and international level as part of the International Talent Management strategy.


Talent Management

Drives the Organizational Talent Review process
Act as point of contact for the local HR, leadership management team regarding international Talent Management topics
Contribute to the overall International Talent Management strategy and team objectives
Manage talent mobility of internationally mobile talents across MEIA and across the world connecting with local HR, with the other International Talent Managers as well as the Richemont network
Contribute to the evolution of the region in identifying specific competencies required for the future
Build talent pools for critical roles and identifies/replenish gaps in the pipeline
Creates and gather talent and workforce analytics in the region as base for Talent decision


Talent Assessment and Development

Support assessment and development for internal candidates and is involved in interviews/assessment of external candidate as needed
Work in close collaboration with local HR, International Reward for seamless candidate experience


Relations & Business Partnering

Create relationships and keep contacts with External parties (external HR community, external talents)
Build and leverage long-term and sustainable partnerships with universities to enhance alignment with recruitment strategy

Project Management

Such as Employer Branding, Diversity & Inclusion

Lead Talent projects for the Region to respond to specific Regional needs in close collaboration with local Cartier and Richemont HR community

Roll out and implements International Talent Acquisition and Talent Management initiatives and programs across the region

Monitor proper follow up on and continuous improvement of the projects


Who you are:


Ideally, you are required to have 8 years of HR experience of which 3-4 In Talent (talent assessment, succession planning, leadership development, organization design). Having a Masters degree in HR is a plus.


An ideal candidate would have the ability to travel and is fluent in English (Arabic is a plus).


Some required skills include but are not limited to: International experience, strong project management skills, listening and influencing skills, ability to deal with ambiguity and matrix organizations, drive for results and action orientation, strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, ability to deal with senior leaders in an autonomous way, and business acumen.

Learn more about life at Cartier


Richemont owns several of the world's leading companies in the field of luxury goods, with particular strengths in

jewellery, watches and writing instruments. Cartier joined the Group in 1988.

Learn more about the Group Richemont