Director of Human Resources

  • Full-time
  • Department: Human Resources

Company Description

Velaa Private Island is one of the leading resorts in the world. The combination of innovative and unique architectural design and the bespoke private service offered from our expert and experienced team ensures the perfect environment to create the most memorable and unforgettable moments for each and every one of our valued guests. 

Located north from Malé, within the constellation of islands that form the Noonu Atoll, Velaa Private Island brings a new meaning to “private moments” in the Maldives. Here the essence of Maldivian culture, lifestyle and landscape meets limitless opportunities, where no request is too much, and each guest will ultimately feel that this is their own private Island.

Job Description

  • Responsible to oversee, manage, control, and direct all matters related to employment and employee relations which includes Recruitment & Retention, Manning, Salaries & Benefits, Training, Administration, Grievances and Welfare.
  • Demonstrate a high-degree of Velaa’s culture, standards and act as a role model to other colleagues.
  • Implement Velaa's service standards and operational procedures, ensuring alignment with the values & the promise of Velaa Private Island.
  • Oversee the colleagues’ operations, business planning, and budget development of HR programs.
  • Research, develop and update the organization’s policies and guidelines and establish HR objectives in accordance with Velaa’s values and Maldives legal framework.


  • Relevant university degree in Business Administration, Economics, or HR Management.
  • Minimum 5 years working in a similar role at a 5-star luxury hotel/resort; experience in Maldives will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to lead and motivate the HR team, providing direction and setting high performance standards.
  • Strong budgeting skills and well versed in payroll processes, general administration and computing skills to maintain significant levels of data and paperwork.
  • Passionate in building relations with people, having an outgoing, self-motivated, outspoken, and positive personality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively articulate HR policies and procedures across all levels of the organization.
  • Proficient in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Sensitivity and awareness to manage a diverse and multicultural workforce, fostering an inclusive work environment.
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