Learning & Development Specialist Jobs In Dubai | Al Futtaim Group

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Learning & Development Specialist Jobs In Dubai | Al Futtaim Group

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Hiring Organization Al Futtaim Group
Job Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted Nov/19/2022
Base Salary AED
Employment Type Full Time
Valid Until N/A

Learning & Development Specialist Jobs In Dubai | Al Futtaim Group

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Learning & Development Specialist Jobs Dubai, United Arab Emirates


  • Facilitate all orientation programmes for new co-workers and HR specific updates – using the Hej folder
  • Ensure that candidates receive induction within their first three months using the Basic Job Knowledge and successfully complete their probation
  • Train, develop, coach and mentor all co-workers in accordance with the IKEA culture.
  • Create and coordinate Induction plans for the new managers starting in the business
  • Be the champion for technical and behavioural skills development
  • Effectively manage all business specific training requirements and ensure Training is delivered to the required standard
  • Implement post-course assessment and action plans for the candidates following the in house trainings courses to measure the productivity of the time spent in trainings
  • Lead the learning and development process in the store by working in a proactive way.
  • Responsible for maintaining the co-workers knowledge on current training initiatives and trends via external networking (Inter-IKEA Systems B.V, toolbox) and the Al-Futtaim Training Centre.
  • Design training programs in line with the development requirements for the co-workers in the store (customer service expectations, on the floor trainings sessions) across all co-workers including night shifts
  • Incorporate the training programs in the Commercial calendar as per the activities happening in the store
  • Pro-actively manage attendance/nonattendance to training programs.
  • Work with the regional L&D manager to support the AFTC curriculum of courses
  • Understand the ICSS results and suggest plans for improvement where necessary
  • Spend time with the line managers on the shop floor to understand their needs in terms of people development as per the business requirements
  • Organise team building activities to support the engagement of the co-workers and managers
  • Provide feedback to managers on their effectiveness of delivering training and improving performance
  • Maintain all administrative records relating to employee trainings (Training Matrix) and control all administration related to training for the store.
  • Support the enrolment process for all IKEA Business College training.
  • Coordinate with the AFTC enrolment of the co-workers and managers for trainings
  • Maintain a good communication with the co-workers through Information boards and newsletters
  • Responsible for the management and development of the co-workers and managers ensuring that all are adequately competent and motivated.
  • Support the managers with the performance management, contribute to develop performance improvement plans for the poor performers
  • Get involved in the employee engagement survey and act as a champion in improving the results related to Training and Development and motivation of the co-workers
  • Support and coordinate all management and co-worker development plans.
  • Support the implementation of the succession planning program and support the managers to coach and train the candidates to become ready to take on more senior positions
  • Support Line Managers in executing development training for identified succession candidates.
  • Have a strategic eye for talent planning and communication with suggestions for the line managers in terms of succession plan.


  • Human Resources, Psychology or Business Management Degree
  • CIPD qualification desirable
  • Must have a minimum of 3 – 5 years of L&D management experience, retail preferred
  • Must have strong mediation and counseling skills
  • Must have strategic, analytical and tactical abilities
  • Must have strong project management & change management skills and be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be computer literate