PMKConsult, a project and commercial management consultancy, recently announced the appointment of Melanie Buttle as its Human Resources Director. She will lead and implement the talent strategy for PMKConsult working closely with the Operations Director for the UAE and the Chief Operations Officer for the business. She joins the consultancy’s team with a senior-level background in the discipline within the hospitality sector.
“I am really excited to join this team and be among driven and motivated individuals; it makes the work of an HR Director that much more engaging. The corporate culture here is extremely positive and it is clear to see that the team responds well to being within such an enabling working environment. I look forward to working closely with the senior management and leadership teams, but more importantly supporting the delivery and admin teams to help them reach their full potential and maintain that gainful and productive edge that has made this company so successful thus far,” commented Melanie Buttle, Human Resources Director.
Melanie Buttle has over 20 years of experience in generalist human resources roles in the UK and UAE. Her role at PMKConsult will be to plan, direct, and develop HR policies and guide and implement the talent strategy for the business across all offices.
The head count at PMKConsult has grown by over 50% in 2022 and has an employee retention well above the industry average. The company regularly celebrates work milestones with several team members marking five-, seven-, and 10-year anniversaries. Melanie’s HR expertise is expected to continue to strengthen the organization and create a more engaging work environment.
Keenan Grote, Chief Operating Officer of PMKConsult added: “Kevin and I are thrilled to have Melanie on board. Her contribution as HR Director will be extremely valuable in continuing to cultivate the collaborative and people-centric culture of our team. One of our aims in developing our team is to grow from within, and with Melanie’s experience working across large scale organizations, we will be able to provide support in meeting the needs of our expanding team and helping them grow in their roles and careers.”
Melanie Buttle holds a master’s degree in Human Resources & CIPID Qualification from Southbank University in London, UK. She graduated from the University of Huddersfield.