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Senior Learning and Development Specialist - Emirati National

Black Pearl

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP174-797

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A new opportunity has come up with a well-known institution in Abu Dhabi. Our client is looking for a Talent Management Senior Associate. In this role, you will have the following responsibilities:

- Drive the learning and development agenda for the organization leveraging blended learning techniques for maximum impact and ROI.
- Identify and maintain a network of learning partners that can be leveraged to drive development at a group level.
- Ensure implementation of succession management practices to maintain a healthy leadership bench strength and while keeping in mind the Emiratization objectives.
- Drive high potential identification, management and retention.
- Manage the utilization of the talent management budget in line with the delegation of authority and limits defined.
- Support policy and process adherence in line with established service level agreements.
- Develop and maintain relationship with third party providers including executive search firms, learning providers, technology partners etc.


To be considered for this role, you need to meet the following criteria:
- A bachelor’s degree in business administration or human resources
- Preferably with CIPD qualification
- With minimum 8 years of total HR experience, of which at least 5 years in learning and development in a senior capacity
- Strong fluency in English, knowledge in Arabic is a plus
- Due to requirement of the role, this position is open to Emirati nationals
- Knowledgeable in HRMS / Taleo system
- Experience in developing, implementing and monitoring HR strategies and concepts.
- Experience in leading transformation projects in complex multinational/ holding company organization settings.
- Experience in performing as a center of excellence providing direction to operating companies of entities.
- Clear and confident communicator with the ability to secure buy-in at all levels across a wide-range of stakeholders both internally and externally.
- Knowledge of learning management systems and learning evaluation systems.
- Ability to review and design learning curriculum based on adult learning principles.

About the Company

Black Pearl is a progressive, dynamic and well structured HR solution provider that offers permanent recruitment services, HR consultancy, psychometric assessments, coaching and also professional training services for clients from different corporate sectors in the Middle East.

Like a rare and unique black pearl, we consider our partnership with our clients and job seekers as a fine, precious and valuable encounter that needs to be affirmed, developed and supported with a strong commitment to deliver not only the right services but the best in the industry.

Our aim is to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients, strategically offering Black Pearl services that are customized to the unique requirements of our clients and job seekers alike, resulting in effectively achieving goals and all that is required in this ever evolving and competitive market.

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