Job summary

Career Level:
Executive / Director
Job type:
Full time
AED 45,000 per Month + Schooling + Benefits

Head of Learning and Development – Dubai, UAE

About this job

Are you a Senior L&D Head looking for an L&D position in Dubai? One of Dubai’s leading Groups is seeking a Head of Learning and Development to develop their L&D strategy, grow the L&D function and manage a high performing team to promote a continuous learning environment across a complex business structure with multiple stakeholders and thousands of employees. Responsible for a growing division, you will also be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing strategic Learning and Development initiatives across the business, with a focus on building people capabilities, career development, succession planning, and leadership programs.

  • Enhance and manage the company's performance management process, including process design, material design, development, and training. Ensure that the program drives a culture of high performance.

  • Develop collaborative relationships throughout the business and support the growth and strategic objectives of the company.

  • Assess and monitor the effectiveness of all learning, development and training initiatives and performance interventions against defined metrics.

  • Advance the learning and career development strategy for the Group and oversee its implementation and ensure that the learning plan is aligned to corporate business needs.

  • Provide a corporate platform for ensuring meaningful feedback and dialogue about performance and development plans among management and employees at the Group.

  • Manage the L&D team, conduct appraisals, set team objectives and manage the department budget.



In order to be successful, you must have worked in a Senior L&D position within a multinational organization or a large, complex business.


You Must Have:

  • Prior experience in defining L&D strategy.
  • Strong team management experience.
  • Covered many levels; leadership right down to front line staff.
  • Programme design.
  • Innovative and know the Global best practices in L&D.

Job keywords/tags:  Learning , L&D , Strategy , Design , Implementation , Training

About Us

Edge Resourcing was established in the United Arab Emirates in 2008. We have taken care in our growth and have kept our corporate values throughout. Edge Resourcing is led by a specialist team of Recruitment Consultants, each of whom have experience of working in and a sound knowledge of the local market place.

We have gradually expanded our horizons and now offer professional and tailored contingency and retained search services in the following specialist market sectors; Retail (Sales & Operations), Retail (Head Office), Education and Accountancy & Finance

Contact Information

Dubai, Head Office
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai, UAE

London, International Sourcing Office
St. John's Street
London, United Kingdom