A leading government entity in Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint a Learning & Organizational Development Unit Head (UAE National) to join the Human Resources Department.

The Learning & Organizational Development Unit Head will drive the implementation of all L&D initiatives and will manage the training needs analysis for and develop a training plan that meets the business requirements. This position plays a critical role in the development of the Performance Management processes and evaluations, Emiratisation training programs and individual training needs analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide programmatic leadership and input for all strategic HR, Learning & Organizational Development plans and objectives with the Director and top management team
• Build and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with the top management team, direct reports, and all the staff
• Partner with the Human Resources & Administration Manager on essential internal management activities and collaborate in the establishment, learning, and development of all Museum departments
• Provide performance management, career development guidance, and development of key performance indicators (KPIs)
• Prepare and manage all operational budget of Learning & Organizational Development Unit
• Network through industry contacts, association members, training vendors and other government training providers
• Communicate expectations and initiatives of L&D, and ensure proper implementation, consistency, quality, and accuracy of the delivery and materials
• Ensure proper reporting of individual and collective department results
• Proactively seek new ways to manage training rollout and trainee performance
• Any other duties appropriate to the post

Key Requirements:

• UAE National with a family book
• 6 to 10 years work experience in HR Management and Training & Development
• Experience working in government entities in UAE
• Solid understanding of performance management and adult learning techniques
• Experience in managing training budget and negotiating with vendors
• Fluency in Arabic & English and strong oral and written communication skills