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Human Resources Development Specialist

  • Job reference: 923678
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: HR , Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 07/02/2019

Our client in Saudi Arabia, an Oil and Gas major, have a requirement for a Human Resources Development Specialist. This is a residential, staff role.

We are looking for an experienced Human Resources Development Specialist, to provide professional consultation and expertise in designing, creating, reviewing and evaluating programs, courses, tests and certification instruments.

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate you will have:

A Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Education or a related field, from a recognized and approved program. Master or Doctorate degree is preferred.

Extensive experience in academic education, corporate training or vocational training. This should include significant professional experience leading project and organizational teams in: conducting needs analyses; selecting appropriate learning approaches, designing curricula, programs and other learning solutions.

Experience developing instructional materials for participants and facilitators: selecting, developing and utilizing appropriate learning technologies; developing tests and other assessments; developing evaluation instruments.

Ability to identify resources and services according to business needs, including knowing how to locate, request and manage them to complete a project or event.

A good understanding and experience in cost analysis for projects and contracts to make cost-efficient solutions. This experience should include leadership and management experience.

A strong background in educational psychology, adult education, evaluation methodology, educational testing and measurement, and educational computer/media/technology applications.

Certification in education, such as a teaching diploma (CELTA, DELTA, CPLP, CTDP, etc) is highly desirable.

Proven experience successfully leading multiple projects and/or multiple teams of cross-functional professionals throughout the lifecycle of instructional design projects, with a track record of meeting schedule, quality and scope requirements.

Knowledge of current techniques and procedures used in the design and development of curriculum and proven experience in the evaluation and benchmarking of multiple international programs of study and skills assessment.

Proven experience developing and motivating teams through mentorship, coaching and knowledge-sharing.

Advanced communication skills that include effective presentation and reporting skills, and computer literaccy

Duties and responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Participate and lead project and organizational teams in: conducting needs analyses; selecting appropriate learning approaches; designing curricula, programs, and other learning solutions; developing instructional materials for participants and facilitators; selecting, developing, and utilizing appropriate learning technologies; developing tests and other assessments; and developing evaluation instruments.

Ensure that the Quality Management system is operating satisfactorily in the assigned section, on a day to day basis.

Provide consultation and high-level professional expertise on proposed program policy changes and evaluation of current activities.

Provide coaching, knowledge transfer, and knowledge sharing to peers and subordinate personnel in the division.

Monitor contract activity for assigned projects. May prepare technical scope work and participate in technical bid evaluation and contract negotiation.

Maintain quality control for contracted services and recommends on contractor evaluation.

Research, analyze, and write major studies, reports, and proposals relating to future training development and evaluation developments and trends in the field, including Saudi Aramco training and the local, regional, and international arenas.

Ensure quality measures and safety focus are included within all activities related to training materials development.

Provide direction and professional guidance to the curriculum development project team, including provision and maintenance of operational and project guidelines to ensure that all staff are appropriately equipped for each stage of the instructional design process.

Ensure that all operational tasks and project activities under the employee's jurisdiction are appropriately staffed and meeting time, budget, and scope requirements.

Provide comprehensive direction and oversight of all quality assurance activities to ensure that all curriculum and assessment deliverables meet Saudi Aramco and international quality standards. This includes newly released materials and revisions.

Perform comprehensive review of assessment and test materials before signing off on final versions of newly released or revised curriculum content and test materials.

Meet regularly with direct reports (if applicable) to facilitate optimal professional development, leading cross-functional knowledge-sharing initiatives and providing detailed performance feedback.

Provide oversight of all communication between direct reports and customers (if applicable).

Manage the communication and logistics of on-sight training initiatives and auditing all associated materials for quality and accuracy.

Perform program-level metrics analyses to ensure quality requirements are met for program outcomes.

Prepare and present presentations and reports for various levels of management, and provides regular information on the progress of curriculum development deliverables and goals.

Regularly pursue professional development through the study of emerging industry trends and good practice in the fields of instructional design, emerging learning technologies, and team management, and lead the development of successful communities of practice in the field of instructional design.

Perform other tasks as assigned, including on-site exam proctoring, maintenance and revision, and other administrative tasks.

If you meet the above criteria please apply by sending full CV.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.