Senior Manger Talent Management & Succession Planning

Al Futtaim Group

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP698-13350

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A"rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group's entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

Overview of the role

To be responsible for developing and implementing talent management processes, including Annual Talent Reviews, Selection Assessments, Internal Mobility, and Succession Planning. The role will lead an indirect project team comprised of talent managers across all businesses and geographies to drive consistency and alignment in all talent activities across the Group.

What you will do
- Conduct group wide annual Talent Review to assess and identify high potential talent Band H and above
- Responsible for developing and monitoring leadership assessments for selection and development
- Own, communicate and embed the Al Futtaim Leadership Competencies into all HR and business processes/systems
- Embed/manage Group Coaching Programme into Talent Process
- Design/Pilot/Implement Internal Mobility programme
- Oversee and Implement Succession Planning System as part of iGrow
- Support high impact actions to increase the development and retention of all leadership talent, including nationals.
- Ensures timely and flawless process and document output of all business and group level talent reviews, finding opportunities to simplify and streamline whenever possible. Coordinates and counsels HR community and line managers as needed in execution of the talent review process. Conducts and presents post-talent review analysis. Develops and maintains process to fill critical positions and facilitate top talent development moves. Proactively conducts analysis and presents recommendations to improve talent decisions.
- Responsible for creating and maintaining Talent Demand Inventory and Succession for critical positions, reporting status and recommendations to senior leadership regularly. Partners with TM team to assess/recommend opportunities to match top talent to critical positions.
- Creates and reports TM Key Performance Indicators regularly. Provides analysis and recommendations to ensure impact and results to the TM scorecard imperatives. Provides analysis as requested by Corporate or Divisional needs.
- Responsible for developing and monitoring leadership assessments for selection and development
- Serves as Group practice lead for leadership selection processes, tools and methodologies including selection assessments, executive on-boarding
- Conducts analysis to extract insights and provides recommendations to improve the quality of talent development processes at the Group level.
- Partners with Head of Group Learning & Development to proactively conduct analysis and present recommendations to improve talent development decisions.
- Supports learning nomination process with required, quality analysis and data as requested.


Required Skills to be successful
- Must be able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and have strong organizational skills.
- Ability to prioritize and oversee multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment.
- Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
- Facilitation skills, Coaching skills

What equips you for the role
- 5 to 10 years of experience in Talent Management, Development & HR Project Management in a regional capacity
- Proven track record in improving performance and managing the succession planning agenda
- Solid experience in ERP systems - well versed with various talent modules
- Bachelor's degree in HR/Business Management
- Certificate in Business Consultancy/ British Psychological Society Qualification in Occupational Testing- Ability & Personality

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Before you click "apply": Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

About the Company

Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.

The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Groups continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.

The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Groups belief in decentralisation, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility.

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