Strategy Office Director

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-5187

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Strategy Office Director - Development - Riyadh, KSA

To lead the formulation, updating, and progress reporting of organisations-wide strategic initiatives and Plans, along with it's component programs, by provision of requisite information and analysis.

Client Details

Development - Riyadh, KSA

A leading Development Company in the Kingdom.


• Strategy Office Director - Development - Riyadh, KSA
• Establishes an institutional practice to strategic planning in using an internationally accepted methodology.
• Develops a Strategic Planning business cycle (typically coinciding with the financial budget cycle) and guides Executive Management to understand the cycle, its activities and the actual planning form.
• Periodically monitors and reports on achievement of strategic plan by the to the Top Management and the Board of Directors.
• Initiates organisation-wide change programs in collaboration with the respective business / support lines
• Studies new or amended legislation and / or Government driven initiatives to their relevance and impact on strategies and keep Top Management, business lines, support lines duly informed as required.
• Tracks macro level performance indicators of entities and informs Top Management on abnormal variances.
• Ensures integrated planning and management of plans and strategic direction.
• Builds committed ownership and understanding about the value and importance of the Corporate Plan and the Business Plan and support the development of performance management.
• Ensures that future demands are anticipated and planned for where possible.
• Ensures the continuous improvement of processes and operating standards for the department.
• Ensures strategic and operational policy advice and guidance is provided to Top Management.
• Ensures resource management activities and responsibilities are effectively managed and give effect to the organisation's strategies, the law and best practice.
• Keeps the CEO informed about the operational results and profitability including any major developments.
• Plays a key role in the evaluation and selection of external resources for major consulting assignments to the Group.
• Undertakes and organises focused industry and market research for the achievement of the Strategic Objectives.
• Plays the role of the 'Owner' of the Quarter Review Board Committee effectively.

Job Offer

• Strategy Office Director - Development - Riyadh, KSA
• A leadership role in a Development Company.
• Competitive package and benefits.


• Graduate degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration or is preferred.
• Around 10-15 years of senior managerial experience, of which at least 2-3 years in a corporate or organisational planning.
• An understanding of the principles of integrated planning and management.
• Leadership and motivational skills.
• Planning & organising skills.
• Data gathering and analysis

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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