Al Futtaim Group

Learning and Development Specialist

  • Dubai
  • Al Futtaim Group
  • Posted date: 1 month before
  • End date: 2024-03-07

Job Title: Learning and Development Specialist

Job In Dubai

Company: Al Futtaim Group

Start Date: 2024-01-07

End Date: 2024-03-07

Job Description

Learning and Development Specialist | Retail | Corporate KSA

Role Purpose: 

The L&D Consultant diagnoses learning needs, identifies appropriate solutions and develops strategic learning plans and frameworks to facilitate the achievement of business goals in partnership with our clients and internal stakeholders.

Key Role Specific Accountabilities: 

Training initiatives:

  • Design, develops, implements & assesses training initiatives to ensure content is up to date and reflects best practice
  • Ensures that content is up to date with group practices and processes in order to ensure alignment
  • Researches and proposes blended training solutions 
  • Assesses career pathways in line with development and recommends individuals identified with high potential 
  • Drive Emiratisation development pathways and traineeships
  • Engage when required with external consultants and specialists
  • Deliver the core curriculum, training calendar and customised programs as scheduled
  • Serve as a Learning and Development Trainer on key projects, cross functional teams and group rollouts   and practices

Business solutions:

  • Where required consult, recommend, design interventions and execute business solutions
  • Ensures adherence to industry and government regulatory standards
  • Identify and improve operational systems & processes
  • Research and formally recommend best practice or international standards that drive AFTC vision
  • Ensure delivery metrics are adhered to   



  • Identify Learning and Development needs within the group for specific business units
  • Manage internal & external customer expectations especially in regards to assessment practices & reporting
  • Consult with businesses to provide solutions and options, measuring customer satisfaction
  • Prepare proposals & quotations in line with business plan objectives (increase revenues, provide access, support performance, increase commercial outcomes)
  • Work inclusively with HR Business Partners, business trainers, Line Managers and Executives to deliver to gain agreement, share workloads and meet expectations  


  • Communicate recommended solutions to the business in order to gain buy-in and approval
  • Ensure all AFG businesses and key stakeholders are aware of the AFTC products & Services
  • Utilise tools and resources that will discover training needs or assess capability standards 
  • Maximise opportunities to communicate Group HR & AFTC achievements, initiatives and projects



  • Maintain systems for collating and reporting on Development performance
  • Manage & Analyse the Learning & Development performance 
  • Collate and report AFTC performance metrics 
  • Ensure key stakeholders in the business have up to date reports



  • Manage projects to meet key objectives
  • As required lead or partner AFTC, Group HR or business specific projects
  • Ensuring project KPI's are met and exceeded   

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