Senior L&D Manager – EV – Product & Sales | Automotive | Talent Center

Job title: Senior L&D Manager – EV – Product & Sales | Automotive | Talent Center

Company: Al-Futtaim

Job description: Job Requisition ID: 153636

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

Overview of the role

To manage the EV Centre of Excellence and product launch related activities throughout the automotive network. To be the focal point of contact / support for providing support for any EV or new product related activities. To set the Al-Futtaim EV standards aligned to IMI international standard levels 1 – 4To drive New Model Launch (NML) activities across the network, working closely with Brand Principals to Identify, facilitate and manage people development solutions for the Al-Futtaim Automotive division business units. To manage Budget for EV learning & development and New Model Launch activities within Automotive division.

What you will do

  • Lead any activity related to EV Vehicles, Facilities and Charging infrastructure, accountable for EV certification standards across the group and records for inspection and audit
  • Work closely with the brand principals and distributors to arrange engaging product launch activities and events, working with the L&D Consultants to deliver unforgettable experience for delegates
  • Working with procurement to identify, select and manage external training and accreditation bodies, agencies, and training providers necessary to deliver required training, to appropriate EV or Brand standards.
  • Lead recruitment drives, on-boarding and on the job development activities, in connection with EV specialist associates.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and monitor distributor new model launch training activities to ensure Brand and distributor compliance, with the execution of structured action plans.
  • Coordinate with the various vehicle launch committees to set a calendar of events, identifying the manpower required for successful delivery
  • Cascade vehicle launch information & activities to all other departments and identify who will need to attend and the relevant support required (Parts, Service or Technical etc.)
  • Ensure Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) management system requirements and SOPs are implemented in each area of responsibility.
  • Lead and drive the set up of an EV Centre of Excellence, identifying resources required to become a regional leader in the field of EV L&D, sourcing the latest information and regulations to ensure 100% compliance
  • Manage all the business concerned risk objectives, actively seeking out challenges and solutions
  • Compliance with any awarding bodies, brand, HSSE or Al-Futtaim standards and documenting evidence accordingly.
  • Lead any New Model Launch activity, being the prime point between brands, the Talent Centre and delegates
  • Assist with the orientation, training and coaching of staff, management and other stakeholders to increase knowledge, efficiency and safety within the workplace
  • Create SOPs to support the safe & effective execution of EV and NML activities
  • Work closely with Operations to ensure the scheduling process and engagement with the business is of the highest quality

Required Skills to be successful * Analysis and problem solving

  • Effective communication and consultation
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Managing Senior management expectations and concerns

What equips you for the role

  • High level of proficiency in both written and Spoken English, (additional languages advantageous)
  • Full UAE driving License
  • Relevant certificates or degree in Business Administration / Marketing or equivalent
  • Adult learning or training and assessment certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum Experience 5 years of experience in Automotive training or coaching role
  • Minimum 1-2 years of Electric or Hybrid hands on
  • Experience of management development and soft skills training
  • Experience of designing and delivering a variety of training solutions
  • Experience of partnering with third parties
  • Budget management experience
  • People Management experience
  • Organised, a self-starter and an inspirational leader

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Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Thu, 06 Jul 2023 07:29:15 GMT

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