HR Manager - Learning & Development


Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP087-38

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The purpose of this role is to implement efficient, business-oriented strategies to enhance our people’s skills, empowering them to unlock their true potential. Leveraging innovative learning techniques and solutions to develop the abilities of current and aspiring leaders. Learning is our top priority within our organization, and we effectively manage and optimize learning tools.

- Developing effective and leading-edge learning solutions to build careers and manage the development of our people to drive high-performance teams.
- Implement and manage the annual learning curriculum at each service line and ensure that minimum baseline learning is prioritized within the company.
- Manage the firm’s online learning tool administratively and introduce creative approaches to boost effective utilization among learners.
- Track the mandatory training requirements for the organization and ensure that they are completed within the agreed timelines.
- Collaborate with Heads of Service Line and Head of People to develop L&D strategy and approach for each year – from a Technical and Soft skills perspective.
- Apply an understanding of business requirements and priorities by undertaking training needs analysis and translating the relevant outcomes into strategically planned annual L&D activities.
- Determine and use the best learning methods and technologies for learning needs, including in-person and virtual experiences, online learning platforms, podcasts, webinars, and others.
- Build relationships with Industry stakeholders, training vendors, and advise on learning & development best practices.
- Develop and deliver curriculums and professional skills courses, both in virtual and face-to-face formats, aligned with sound learning principles.
- Co-ordinate and roll out service line-specific technical training, which includes the end-to-end project management of core technical skills programs.
- Thoroughly assess the quality of implemented training programs through observation and learner feedback, and continuously improve based on relevant insights.
- Manage resources and budgets to ensure the effective delivery of curriculum, programs, and processes.


- Detailed understanding of Learning & Development best practices and can independently facilitate training or flipped learning sessions.
- Strong attention to detail, work accurately with good planning and organization skills.
- Strategic thinker who can collaborate to introduce best practices of fun, innovative learning solutions.
- Highly motivated, confident, and solutions-focused, with a developed capability to work autonomously.
- Ability to inspire a team, articulate a vision, and influence stakeholders.
- Able to work independently and in a collaborative team.
- Demonstrate business acumen and the ability to bring this to life operationally daily.
- Proven track record of working in a fast-paced atmosphere.
- Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills.

About the Company

BDO UAE is the Member Firm of BDO International with 64,300 people working out of over 1,400 offices worldwide.

At BDO UAE, we specialise in helping businesses, whether start-ups or multinationals, to achieve their goals. Through our own professional expertise and by working directly with organisations, we've developed a robust understanding of the factors that govern business growth. Our objective is to use this to help our clients maximise their potential.

We have a partner-led approach, which delivers the highest quality of service by using short, functional chains of communications to aid decision-making. Clients benefit from our fresh thinking, constructive challenge and practical understanding of the issues they face. Developing strong, personal relationships with our clients is at the forefront of our service approach at BDO UAE.

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