Director of Strategy & Futures - UAE National

Abu Dhabi Permanent
  • Unique opportunity to lead an exciting vertical in a critical government entity
  • Must have experience in management consulting from a global strategy firm.

About Our Client

This is a government organisation exploring a broad range of new strategic initiatives for Abu Dhabi to create a lasting impact.

Job Description

  • Liaise with senior executive leadership as well as engage with internal and external stakeholders across the government ecosystem to define long term sectoral and organisation strategy.
  • Oversee the development of a policy evaluation framework that supports the design of key public policies, linking it with the long term strategic initiatives and helping drive innovation and implementation.
  • Periodically monitor and review existing strategic plans, and keep abreast of latest trends, both regionally and internationally, in order to incorporate them into the entity's long term vision.
  • Interpret and synthesise performance metrics to identify meaningful insights that can support your decisions.

The Successful Applicant

  • Must have an undergraduate degree from a top - tier international university, preferably in the fields of economics, business administration, finance, public policy, or engineering.
  • An MBA or relevant master's degree is highly preferred.
  • Must have strategy/management consulting experience from a globally recognised consulting firm.
  • Must have strong analytical skills, along with excellent verbal and written presentation skills.
  • Highly motivated and driven, with the ability to influence stakeholders and build long- lasting client relationships.
  • Ability to interact and engage with the C-level management and executive leadership team, while leading a diverse and multicultural team.
  • Must be a UAE National.

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to play a critical role in the growth and success of an exciting vertical with a crucial entity in the region
  • Ability to interact and work alongside key decision makers within the government ecosystem.
Areej Mahmood
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Job summary

Consultancy, Strategy and Change
Public Sector
Abu Dhabi
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Areej Mahmood
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