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Specialist, Professional Development
Posted date [2018-Sep-25] (ID: 69944)


Saudi Arabia



Permanent Position


Type of Business:                    

Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Industry           



 Expat Packages                      



Purpose of the job


To drive competency management programs. Develop and assure effective implementation of Professional staff Competency systems.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop the annual assigned department training plan (IDP/DDP). This shall be done based on the result of gap assessment, high value learning, and performance analysis, business need and department feedback
  • Prioritizing and working independently and as part of the team
  • Able to read engineering drawings
  • Effectively utilizing the different types of LMS
  • Be part of, and execute cross-functional projects, establishing, and maintaining strong relationships with senior level management.
  • Review and update department Competency model on a regular interval with SME support and when business need dictates.
  • Manage all training activities of the assigned department including competency gap assessment and follows up on training development courses conducted for all department employees.
  • Develops and maintain an effective technical & SEeD program including progress follow-up and provision of material and curriculum within the site.
  • Prepare and deliver general training to department staff.
  • Coordinate with assigned department technical SME to prepare and deliver training to department staff.
  • Assure the training activities are implemented and incompliance with Sadaf training procedure standards.
  • Ensure employees have the right training resource available on shift / staff
  • Maintain training record, files and monitors competency & IDP progress.
  • 40 to 80 employees are supported
  • 100% IDP completion
  • Annual DDP approved within target
  • Training materials fully updated
  • Training record fully updated
  • Total compliance with SHEM04 and training procedures
  • Training quality measured
  • Provide coaching and challenge to assigned departments employees on IDP, competency and training issues.
  • Provide challenge to assigned departments management DDP and compliance to training guidelines.
  • Reduced percentage of RCA findings related to training guidelines.
  • Meeting the SEeD KPIs
  • Learnings from conferences tracked
  • Update training assessment aiming at rectifying RCA issues related to training.
  • Resolve and audit issues related to training quality.
  • Investigate & facilitate resolving delays and interruptions in qualification duration
  • Decide on proper intervention required for violations to training guidelines.
  • Proficient communication skills
  • Proficient presentation skills
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Analytical Thinking Skills / RCA
  • Competency Management
  • Decision making
  • Communications competencies
  • Planning
  • Microsoft office
  • Training cycle
  • Training need analysis
  • Able to understand and execute Competency systems and concepts
  • People management
  • Establish and build strong working relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Team player and dependable
  • Good understanding of SHEMS
  • At all times, demonstrate and promote  the Companies Values
  • Understand and apply General EHSS Rules
  • Training staff

Qualifications and experience:

  • General B.S. degree in Engineering or Science/Diploma with depth knowledge and experience in industrial filed.
  • Experienced in manufacturing, petrochemical plant essential-8 years
  • Must have effective training skills and experience
  • Good Analytical  skills
  • Management experience
  • Proficient in  Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent command of the English language (oral and written).
  • Familiar with latest techniques, tools & maintenance work methods
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Confident, professional and flexible


Career Advice:


Applicants please note that a specific consultant is dealing with this vacancy.

To apply for this position please submit your CV through toresponse204(at)execz.co.za along with all your supporting documents, such a payslip and any certificates. You can also visit our website (www.execz.co.za) for more information on this vacancy and related others.

Job Title Specialist, Professional Development
Post Details
Posted By Execz®
Job Function Specialist, Professional Development
Start Date Immediate
Salary Expat packages
Location Saudi Arabia
Phone No
Website http://www.execz.co.za
Email response204(at)execz.co.za
Region Location -> International
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Engineering

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