UAE National - Learning and Development Unit Head


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP222-3034

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

UAE national, L&D professional, with experience in the creation and execution of policies and processes.

Your new company
I am representing a well respected public sector organisation based in Abu Dhabi, who are currently looking to hire a Unit Head of Learning and Development, with a strong background in L&D, HR and the creation of policies.

Please note that this position requires a UAE National due to nationalisation quotas, therefore applications from non-UAE nationalities cannot be considered.

Your new role:
Reporting directly to the Head of HR, will be responsible for leading and developing all L&D employees, designing and implementing the entire L&D strategy, working with all heads of departments across the business to develop medium and long term L&D goals whilst identifying and enhancing Emiritisation learning outcomes. It will be important for you to build and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with the management team, communicating and ensuring the L&D mission aligns with the strategic direction of the company.


What you'll need to succeed:
You will need to have circa. 8 years experience within learning and development and HR, at least 3 of those at a senior level. You will have knowledge of creating L&D policies and processes from scratch, with proven experience of execution within a pressurised, fast paced environment.

What you'll get in return:
You will be working for one of the most exciting and diverse brands in Abu Dhabi, joining at a time of evolution and development, offering future progression and personal growth through further expansion.

What you need to do now:
If you are a UAE National, with a family book and you believe that you match these requirements, I would very much like to hear from you. Please send me your CV and contact me directly to discuss the role confidentially.

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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