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Head of Learning and Talent


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP222-2493

Job description / Role

Hays are currently working alongside a leading Pharmaceutical company based in Dubai, in search of a Head of Learning and Talent. With over 1000 employee’s, you will provide strategic direction and support in both Talent Management and Leadership development.

As the Head of Learning and Talent you will be responsible for partnering with senior stakeholders and the wider HR team to implement key programmes in line with the overall business HR strategy enhancing the employee development offering and leadership agenda.


Suitable candidates must have worked at a senior HR level with proven leadership and strong stakeholder management skills at strategic level. Experience of implementing HR strategy within a matrix organisation is essential. Candidates ideally with have experience of FMCG, technology or Pharmaceutical organisations. An element of travel will be required with this role.

Not only will the successful candidate influence and consult at senior level but will also have the opportunity to influence and grow a successful Learning and Talent platform whilst working at a strategic level.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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