HKN Energy Ltd

Workforce Development Advisor

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Job Title Workforce Development Advisor Work Schedule Sunday – Thursday: 08:30 – 17:00
Department Human Resources Work Location Erbil
Application Deadline 2 May 2024 Other details Three Month Probation

About Us:

HKN Energy Ltd. is a privately held, independent energy company with oil exploration and production operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI).

HKN Energy is focused on increasing production of its Sarsang Block, located in the prolific Zagros fold, and thrust belt of Northern Kurdistan. We have a highly experienced, diverse team with work experience in over 80 different countries. HKN Energy is committed to building a company culture that is guided by its Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Commitment, and Teamwork.

Position Summary:The Workforce Development Advisor will be responsible for driving HKN’s Workforce Development Program to improve organizational and individual performance. This includes collaborating with departments to understand, identify and develop the future operational/industry workforce needs.Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead HKN’s Workforce Development Program
  • Identify personnel competency development needs and available international/domestic learning resources, including competency development/assessment frameworks, mentorship, OJT, in-house trainings, external trainings & workshops, academic/diploma sponsorships, and internship programs.
  • Maximize efficiency of available competency learning resources (technical and non-technical) for HKN personnel.
  • Work collaboratively with department heads across all functions to identify current and future personnel competency requirements based on operational needs.
  • Develop and track personnel competency development profiles to measure progress against localization targets.
  • Develop and implement a Workforce Development communication plan.
  • Update the Workforce Development Plan for Sarsang Block as required.
  • Update and maintain all personnel expat/local profiles, Workforce Development reporting requirements, maintaining the Succession Plan/Position Profile documents and submission as per internal process.
  • Drive the annual performance review process to ensure a high quality of goal setting/development needs.
  • Coordinate leadership/management courses for high potential personnel.
  • Support in recruitment for key development roles.

Minimum Qualifications:Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5-8 years of experience in learning and development, training/coaching experience.
  • Experience in developing and managing projects/people.
  • Fluent/Native in English.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Flexible to visit the Sarsang Block as needed.
  • ·Must have experience working collaboratively with senior members of an organization, including with multiple nationalities and backgrounds.



  • CIPD/HR/Learning and Development/Coaching certificate.
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