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Learning & Development Specialist

Date: 13-Nov-2022

Location: QA

Company: Power International Holding

Job Summary

To support the development of GL&D frameworks to enhance the business capabilities and employees’ development at all levels. To develop and evaluate learning solutions (digital and non-digital) and programs that meet the business needs to ensure that the knowledge, skills, capabilities, and performance of each CoE meet current and future organizational and individual goals.

Job Responsibilities 1

  • Contribute with ideas and expertise to support the creation of policies and frameworks to enhance the development of the PIH group employees in line with the company’s strategic goals.
  • Design, create or recommend learning paths and solutions for the Capability Academy framework, depending on stakeholders’ needs, and evaluate vendor’s solutions accordingly.
  • Assist in the evaluation of vendors’ training and certification programs to sustain L&D quality and standards.
  • Support stakeholders to monitor the effectiveness and transferability of learning by aligning performance measures with learning objectives.
  • Develop, design, and facilitate Train the Trainer modules to standardize the involvement of internal SME’s in the Capability Academy
  • Design forms, templates, surveys, and reports that support the operational effectiveness of the Capability Academy and keep a record of any other learning solutions.
  • Design and create learning materials, modules, and aids (digital and non-digital), when specific to internal needs, and deliver when required, using various instructional techniques.
  • Evaluate and propose how L&D practices, such as induction, assessments, TTT, TNA, can improve based on experience and interaction with stakeholders and learners.

Job Responsibilities 2

  • Coordinate the training effectiveness process with the BUH (follow-up on projects, assessments, academy graduation, etc.) to evaluate the success of L&D programs
  • Support administrative tasks such as monitoring LMS smooth operations, liaising with the IT support team, and coordinating overall yearly plans and programs for the Academy certifications to meet departmental targets.
  • Develop plans and ideas to support the marketing and communication strategies for the department in coordination with the Group Marketing department.
  • Ensure and promote the use of LMS SAP Success Factors and SAP JAM across the business.
  • Assist in organizing events and ceremonies related to the Capability Academy, such as Graduation, roadshows, presentations, etc.
  • Contribute to the preparation of timely and accurate reports to meet departmental requirements, policies, and standards.
  • Remain updated on leadership and learning theories, systems, best practices, trends, and the Future of Work to help advance the business interests and strategies.
  • Perform other related duties as required

Additional Responsibilities 3

Job Knowledge & Skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to translate ideas into effective proposals, present or facilitate workshops, or develop marketing aids.

• Experience with various digital training platforms and methods, including LMS (preferably on SAP).

• Experience with establishing corporate academies.

• Ability to research, design, implement and evaluate practical training and development solutions.

• Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related tools, especially PowerPoint and Excel.

• Knowledge of instructional design and evaluation methodologies (ADDIE, 4MAT, 70:20:10, Kirkpatrick are preferred).

• Knowledge of learning standards, processes, and trends.

• Analytical, organized, and able to run several projects at a time.

• Proactive, open to new ideas, and willing to challenge the status quo for the betterment of the business.

• Interpersonal skills, to communicate with leaders and employees at different levels.

• Responsibility, Accountability, and skilled at giving and receiving feedback to improve oneself and others

• ERP knowledge preferably SAP functional skills are a requirement to be successful in this role.

Job Experience

5-7 Years of experience

3 Years of experience in GCC preferred


Creates Strategy - Developing
Drives Performance - Developing
Develops Future Leaders - Developing
WBT (Web-based training) L3
Training Administration L3
Training Evaluation L3
SAP ERP Human Resources L3
Training Design and Delivery L3


Bachelor's Degree
Master's degree in Business Administration or Human Resource