Head of Competence Development and Performance Management

Doha, Qatar

Ref: MP548-18

The Role

The Role

Directs the activities of the Competence Development & Performance Management Division in order to manage and monitor the company’s annual performance management cycle & process, and, using the Qatargas Competence Framework, drive the augmentation of the company’s levels of technical and generic business competences

Plan and manage the strategy and activities of the Competence Development and Performance Management Division (CD&PM) to meet agreed Departmental targets and objectives.

Implement and monitor the Company Performance Management cycle and process in accordance to the “Employee Performance Management Policy” to drive compliance and consistent application across QG. To ensure timely tracking, monitoring and reporting of Corporate KPIs related to performance appraisal is done for QG (corporate, group, departmental, division and individual) for Objective settings, Mid-year review, End-year appraisal, and appeal cases.

Lead the design, implementation and ongoing updating of the QG Technical Competence Framework for all the positions in QG (2,700+) and working with close co-operations and giving advice to the subject matter experts (SMEs) to ensure the framework is in line with best practice implementation. Ensure there is continuous assessment, review and periodic verification so the framework is always fit for purpose for QG.

Provide an accurate analysis of the organization-wide competence gaps analysis information to be utilised by Training & Education Division in pursuit of learning interventions and coaching to close competence gaps

Provide advice and recommendations to Management and relevant Subject Matter Experts in QG on the matters of Competence related work and Performance Management process in order to ensure compliance with best practice implementation.

Coordinate the upkeep of the relevant policy and process in the Competence Development and Performance Management Division to ensure it is current and valid.

Coordinate the “Performance Improvement Plans” (PIPs) for non- performers in the Company so as to adhere to the predetermined six months period and follow through with the final recommendation to HR and ensure compliance and timely reporting on KPI.

Maintain the periodic review and verification of Competence Levels Demonstrated (CLD) and Competence Levels Required (CLR) in the Company for both the Behavioural (Core, Job Generic and Leadership competences) and Technical Competence (2,700+ positions) and take corrective measures where applicable so as to continuously keep pace with best practices in the relevant area.

Benefits to the Position:
Flights for family
End of Service Benefits (1 months salary for every year worked)
Car Allowance
Education allowance for children
Health insurance
37 working days leave a year



Bachelor's degree in HR Management, Business or Psychology.

10 years HR generalist experience including 3 years in a supervisory role.

4 years performance management and/or competence development experience.

Computer skills including full MS Office Suite, competency in manipulating spread sheet data, and presentation skills.

Ability to lead, persuade, negotiate and facilitate to influence and achieve outcomes with all levels of the organization.

Communication skills including professional level English, verbal and written, presentation and report writing.

About the Company

About the Company

Qatargas, established in 1984, pioneered the LNG Industry in Qatar. Today, Qatargas is the largest LNG producer in the world with a capacity of 42 MTA from its seven trains, delivering safety and reliably LNG to its customers in all four corners of the world from its first class facilities in Qatar. As a high caliber professional you too can make a difference - change your future, join Qatargas and change the world.

Qatargas offers a secure expatriate lifestyle in an international community with educational, medical and recreational facilities, competitive tax-free salaries, a full range of benefits, including family or bachelor housing, furnishings and generous paid annual vacation back to your country of origin.
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