Director of Strategy & Futures - UAE National

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6966

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the Director of Strategy & Futures, you will play a critical role in leading a newly transformed vertical, overseeing the entire spectrum of strategy design and implementation as well as future foresight.

Client Details

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


* 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.

Job 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.


* 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.

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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Director salaries in UAE

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AED 40,500

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