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THRF Talk – “Latest Pay Trends in UAE and GCC” & "The Death of Performance Appraisals, Hello to MSCs"

14 Nov 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00
Event Details: 
UOWD and THRF (The Human Resources Forum) are pleased to invite you to be a part of our session on "Latest Pay Trends in UAE and GCC" & "The Death of Performance Appraisals, Hello to MSCs"  by Global Remuneration Expert Robert Mosley.
Date: Tuesday 14th November 2017 
Registration & Networking: 6:00pm - 6:30pm.
Program Flow:
  • Session (A): 6:30pm - 7:15pm 
  • Session (B): 7:15pm - 8:00pm 
Venue: Wollongong University (UOWD), Knowledge Park, Block 15, The Auditorium on the ground floor.
This event is FREE for all UOWD students. 
If you wish to attend email Dr Alison (
(A) OUTLINE - “Latest Pay Trends in UAE & GCC”
  • Latest pay movement trends in UAE and GCC
  • Trends on basic salary
  • Trends on allowances (including housing)
  • Trends on bonuses and variable pay and incentives
  • Trends on benefits (including school fee limits)
  • Trends on allowances and benefits payable to “Nationals” across the GCC
  • Trends on pay-for-performance
  • Open Q&A session
(B) OUTLINE - “The Death of Performance Appraisals: Bye Bye to KPIs, and Hello to MSCs” 
  • Latest global trends in Performance Management
  • What is happening to the Performance Appraisal Cycle?
  • What is happening to KRAs?
  • What is happening to annual KPIs?
  • What is the new trend of monthly MSCs?
  • How do informal monthly scores work?
  • What happens to the annual performance appraisal?
  • What happens to performance ratings?
  • Do we still have the “bell curve” and what happens to forced distributions?
Robert Mosley
Presenter Details: 
Robert Mosley is now #477 in the World Global 500 Guru List and he was awarded the Global Human Resources Leadership Award by the World HR Congress. He is a Global Remuneration Expert and he is the CEO of his own company called Lemon Pip Consulting Limited, and a Trainer and he is also a Master Trainer and member of the Reward Advisory Board for CIPD.
He is widely recognized in many industries and countries as one of the leading global experts on compensation and benefits in all sectors across the GCC. Robert has 31 years of experience in HR and C&B, of which 25 years have been in the Middle East.
He was the head of the Middle East practice with Hay Group before joining the Emirates Group and later promoted to the role of SVP Human Resources. He spent 13 years with Emirates Group. He is currently working with over 400 companies in the Middle East and 80 airlines globally.
Robert is a founding member of Dubai HR Forum and a visiting lecturer on MBA programmes at leading business schools. He is also a remuneration advisor to many Remuneration Committee in both the UK and GCC.