Senior Specialist

Website Al Futtaim Careers

Job Description:

As the Senior Specialist Talent & Leadership Development, the primary purpose of the role is to support the development of leadership development strategies and paths and deliver talent management solutions that strengthen Al Futtaim’s leadership bench strength, retaining and developing high potential employees, middle managers, senior leaders, and UAE Nationals. The role will act as a strong contributor to growing internal talent and leadership capabilities that align with Al Futtaim’s strategic goals and objectives, and empower leaders to drive high performance, foster a positive work culture, and achieve excellence.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of mentoring and coaching frameworks and tools for leadership development
  • Develop Talent Management programs and solutions to support achieving the Talent Management & Leadership strategy and roadmap and design career and learning paths for defined roles and job families
  • Facilitate leadership skills courses to middle managers (both face to face & virtual) using various instructional and digital design techniques and partner with Talent Management & Leadership leaders and the business to conduct relevant needs diagnosis and gap analysis that input into leadership development strategy and planning
  • Support review and develop the framework to identifying critical roles and successor planning. Responsible to action, follow up and review the collective and individual development needs for both critical roles and successors
  • Coordinate divisional wide annual and periodical talent identification exercises with HRBPs and identify high potential talent and talent pools and support the development of high impact solutions and actions to increase the development and retention of all leadership talent, including nationals.
  • Define and prepare talent data and analytics to stakeholders as relevant
  • Design and conduct assessment centers for talent validation and succession planning, including the use of various talent assessment tools/psychometrics
  • Coordinate annual performance cycle activities and report progress from the goal setting, performance reviews and work with HRBPs and Talent Centre to embed ‘continuous performance management’ culture
  • Manage divisional communication plan for performance management milestones and awareness in coordination with group level communication cascade.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in leadership development, talent management and L&D or related roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Strong reporting and analytical skills backed by advanced excel capability. Preferable experienced in creating dashboards to support data-driven decisions using various tools administer and debrief various psychometric tools preferable (e.g. Hogan, SHL, etc).
  • Experience in implementing talent review, talent identification and succession planning, defining career and learning paths across job families.
  • Experience delivering various leadership skills courses to supervisor levels/middle managers with strong knowledge of leadership theories, models, and best practices, with the ability to apply them to real-world scenarios.

Job Details:


Company: Al Futtaim Careers

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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