Senior Specialist – Organizational Development & Talent Management

CURRENT ROLES

Lead SCADA Network Security Researcher (wired and wireless)

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Test & Validation LABS (xen1thLabs) Test & Validation LABS (xen1thLabs)
You have the experience, expertise and drive to lead. What you’re missing is the freedom to create your dream and the opportunity to make an impact. When you join DarkMatter, you’ll find that freedom and plenty of opportunities. As a Lead SCADA Ne...

Lead SCADA Hardware Security Researcher

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Test & Validation LABS (xen1thLabs) Test & Validation LABS (xen1thLabs)
You have the experience, expertise and drive to lead. What you’re missing is the freedom to create your dream and the opportunity to make an impact. When you join DarkMatter, you’ll find that freedom and plenty of opportunities. As a Lead SCADA Ha...

Senior Specialist – Organizational Development & Talent Management

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

Senior Specialist – Organizational Development & Talent Management

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

The Role

In this role, you will collaborate with Director OD & Talent Management, HR and business leaders to understand talent needs, and recommend talent management strategies and solutions tailored to DarkMatter’s strategic objectives.

 

You will have excellent working knowledge of employment law with the ability to apply it practically to workplace situations.

In this role, you will:

  • Contribute to the planning, design, communication, implementation and ongoing delivery of talent management programs and initiatives.
  • Partner with colleagues in the Learning & Development, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition and HR Shared Services teams to support an integrated and holistic talent management approach to effectively attract, engage and develop talent.
  • Manage the employee engagement calendar and initiatives that support DarkMatter’s organizational goals and culture.
  • Provide consultative advice to HR business partners as they drive DM talent strategy across Practice Lines/Business Units, including building tools and resources and providing recommendations for implementation.
  • Manage and execute projects, budgets and proposals, timelines and creative design; work closely with OD, Learning & Talent Management team to measure and monitor program effectiveness and develop strategies to improve impact to the business.
  • Work with all of HR and Corporate Communications to connect components of the DarkMatter employee experience to a single employee value proposition that positions us to be an employer of choice.
  • Support the design and administration components for employee engagement surveys.
  • Serve as project point person for employee engagement and communications initiatives, including events, event logistics, budgeting to ensure all programs are successfully implemented.
  • In collaboration with Communications and Marketing Department, design engaging communications; manage the communications and format of quarterly town hall meetings and other employee engagement activities or events.
  • Act as the HR Communications Champion and liaison for providing content for the HR section of the intranet;
  • Where necessary, work in partnership on projects to aid continuous improvement and implement improvement programmes (e.g. changes to working practices, organisation changes and business “excellence” programs)
  • Stay informed regarding external talent management trends and best practices.
  • Act as a role model for DarkMatter Group culture and values

 

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or a related field with minimum 5 years’ experience in a related role
  • Proven experience in executing high-impact talent strategies that enhance people and business performance preferably in large, global multinational matrix organizations or Consulting companies.
  • Experience in organizational design, span of control metrics and development including change management
  • Experience in designing and implementing capability review and development initiatives, competency frameworks, performance management, career development, talent management and succession processes.
  • Proven project management experience
  • Proven track record of being energetic, forward thinking and creative, while also able to challenge assumptions while providing best in class HR.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles, as well as resource coordination.
  • Experience in HR/ internal communications and knowledge of tools, processes and working with various communications platforms, including print and digital would be a definite advantage.

Desired Skills:

 

  • The ability to handle tasks independently, as well as with a team, and to effectively communicate with a range of individuals, from senior managers and executives to team members;
  • Skilled communicator through written reporting and verbal presentation
  • Excellent listening, creative thinking and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships and build influence with people internally and externally;
  • Digitally savvy with experience in the use of varied HR and Talent Management platforms.

Working in Abu Dhabi

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working in the DarkMatter Group. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

 

 

 

Related Roles

Director - Performance Management

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Strategy, Technology and Performance Management Strategy, Technology and Performance Management
At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabil...

Key Manager

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Trust Services Trust Services
At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabil...

DREAM ENVIRONMENT

At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

Apply Now

Email me about jobs like this

Not ?

Thank you, please complete your application on the next page.