Learning & Development Specialist, Majid Al Futtaim UAE

  • Full time
  • UAE
  • Posted 11 months ago
  • 8000-20000 AED / Month

Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) presently has a job opening for eligible candidate for position of a Learning & Development (L&D) Specialist in UAE. MAF is an Emirati holding company based in Dubai, UAE. It owns & operates shopping malls, leisure establishments and retail in the MENA region. The group was established in 1992 and manages three major operating subsidiaries, Majid Al Futtaim Ventures, Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Majid Al Futtaim Retail. MAF Retail establishes and manages supermarkets, hypermarkets, fashion and specialty retail stores. The company has over 40,000 team members in 15 International markets representing over 100 Nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything they do.

Job Purpose of A Learning & Development Specialist

  • Responsible for supporting the Learning COE Director and contributing to learning projects.
  • Collaborate closely with various stakeholders and OpCos (Operating Companies) to ensure effective communication and successful execution of learning initiatives.
  • Conduct research and analysis inform learning strategies.

Duties of A Learning & Development Specialist

  • Conduct comprehensive research and analysis to identify innovative approaches, tools, and technologies for delivering effective learning solutions.
  • Regularly communicate project updates, milestones, and outcomes to the Learning COE Director and relevant stakeholders.
  • Act as the primary liaison between the Learning COE and OpCos, fostering strong relationships and effective communication channels.
  • Collaborate with OpCos to understand their unique learning needs, challenges, and strategic objectives, and align them with the overall learning strategy.
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis on emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in learning and development.
  • Lead initiatives to drive continuous improvement in learning methodologies, tools, and processes, enhancing the overall effectiveness and impact of learning interventions
  • Develop learning frameworks, guidelines, and standards to ensure consistency, quality, and scalability across learning interventions.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders, including HR partners, senior leaders, and subject matter experts, to understand their learning requirements.

Who Can Apply?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Learning & Development, Human Resources, Psychology, Business Administration, or a related field.


  • A minimum of 6-9 years of professional experience in learning and development, with at least 3 years in a senior specialist or managerial role within a corporate or organizational setting.
  • At least 3 years of experience in managing stakeholders, with a proven ability to influence and collaborate effectively at all levels of an organization.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills, with the ability to deliver engaging and impactful learning experiences.
  • Capability to evaluate project outcomes, conduct post-project reviews, and capture lessons learned for continuous improvement of future projects.

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