Head of Talent Management – Utilities Jobs in Abu Dhabi Emirate at Aventus

Title: Head of Talent Management – Utilities

Company: Aventus

Location: Abu Dhabi Emirate

HIRING: Head of Talent Management

Location: Abu Dhabi (Must reside or be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi)

Reporting to: HR Director

The Talent Management Head required to join a utility company in Abu Dhabi and ensure the business is positioned to attract, retain and develop the best talent available in the market by implementing an integrated talent management program. This program will include talent gap analysis, career succession planning, training and development, and a talent performance management framework to develop and train all employees. The program must ensure the creation of position feedback loops, allowing colleagues to introduce and brainstorm new ideas for TA and growth, further enhancing its profile as an active and collaborative employer. Furthermore, the Talent Management Head is responsible for communicating regularly with external stakeholders such as educational and vocational training institutes, and other key government entities to contribute to the UAE vision, our strategic objectives and wider sector growth.

The Talent Management Head is also responsible for monitoring staff performance and providing continuous feedback and support.


Oversee the development and execution of the Talent Management and Development framework, policies, procedure and processes, and support an integrated approach to talent management

Transition any competency framework to an appropriate organizational learning and development framework, which includes the development of formal programs to support employees in enhancing their capabilities

Continuously identify and adopt best practices to position the company to attract and manage talent

Manage the development of employees, assigning people to the right training for their position, as per the strategic direction of the department and wider competency framework

Conduct Learning Needs Analysis for company functions based on corresponding Career Ladders to develop learning programs and initiatives that will support employees in career progression goals

Manage the development of a cost efficient and effective organization-wide or business unit specific learning programs, activities and services on the basis of the needs assessment

Manage the identification of suitable educational institutions and trainers/ training centres that can fulfil companies learning and development and career management needs and liaise with trainers to coordinate logistics

Manage the design of training programs in close coordination with external training providers to meet the organization’s skill requirements

Liaise with external providers to develop a robust suite of formal learning and development opportunities for employees including scholarships, graduate programs, development programs and secondments

Develop and maintain the performance management and appraisal policies, process and system across company.

Define and monitor employee key performance indicators (KPIs) and develop targets for each indicator in coordination with the concerned division/department head

Mandatory Requirements- applicants without the below will NOT be considered:

GCC Work experience mandatory

Minimum of 10 years in same or similar role

Multinational company experience/experience in a utilities company

MUST have great stakeholder management skills

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