Manager Learning and Skills Development

Company: Full Time Qatar Airways Sector: Airline & Aviation
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : April 21, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

About the Role

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce an incredibly exciting opportunity to join our Group Learning & Development (GLD) Team as Manager Learning and Skills Development. This role is expected to partner and consult with business leaders of critical roles and teams to support the delivery of strategic goals and identify opportunities to improve employee performance. Continue to drive the blended offer of Group Learning and Development’s operating model across a fully blended portfolio. Ensure a link between HR Business Partners and GLD to ensure performance initiatives are strategically aligned with critical roles and teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the overall positioning of Qatar airways Leadership and Learning offerings.
  • Creates a vibrant and impactful learning environment that helps Qatar airways sustain a competitive edge by adapting to the changes in the global market. Promotes a learning culture across Qatar airways, valuing learning at all levels. Supports building a culture where leaders themselves lead learning both formally and informally.
  • Leads, develops and executes Global Skills Frameworks, and content.
  • Leads a best-in-class digital learning strategy and content creation to support Qatar airways demand.
  • Accountable for the management, development and performance of the Learning and Skills team.
  • Educate the business on how together, we can develop our employees in a more effective manner by adopting a 70-20-10 approach concept.
  • Encourage employees to take ownership of their own development by utilizing technology while adopting an anytime, anyplace learning culture.
  • Provide input to ensure the quality of all non-technical learning solutions within GLD
  • Co-facilitate learning interventions and facilitated meetings when required.
  • Remain up-to-date with best practice learning strategies across the aviation industry.
  • Establish the department or teams’ objectives and priorities to align with and support business objectives.
  • Regularly evaluate the learning and skills team’s objectives, plans, procedures and practices, and makes appropriate changes if needed.
  • Oversee and supervise employees. Direct daily activities, recruit, train, develop and discipline to ensure a high standard of service delivery.
  • Keep self and team updated on global L&D trends and promote a continuous learning culture across GLD and the wider QR Group


We are looking for a passionate and experienced professional to join our Group Learning and Development Team who can recognize themselves in the points below.

  • Minimum qualification of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is essential.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience designing and delivering Leadership Development programs is required.
  • Should be able to lead, develop and execute Global Skills Frameworks at a strategic level
  • Digital transformation experience (Taking a team/division from classroom learning dependency to digital, virtual space)
  • Managing and leading complex, multifunctional, multicultural teams.
  • Learning and Development experience and leadership.
  • Performance driven, pro-active, and agile with changing priorities or high levels of ambiguity.
  • Adept at analyzing Data, Data Driven Decision Making and dashboard creation
  • Should have the commercial awareness including vendor management, and budgeting skills
  • Ability to provide innovative, bespoke digital solutions dependent on current business priorities
  • Consultation skills with the ability to communicate and offer advice at all levels.
  • Design, develop and implement HiPo digital development programme
  • Managerial skills – Ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow. Strong mentoring and coaching skills. Ability to train and develop subordinate’s skills. Ability to foster teamwork among team members.
  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships with senior leaders.
  • Ability to develop performance culture and teamwork.
  • Should have excellent communication, negotiation and team management skills
  • Adaptable and resilient to change

Similar jobs