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Head of Research

RTC-1 Employment Services

Sharjah, UAE

Ref: QP275-841

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Position Title: Head of Research
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: up to 22,000 AED depending on experience and qualifications plus accommodation allowance
Job Location: Sharjah, UAE

About the Client:
The hiring company is a well-known university college that offers various programs in business and information technology which are fully approved and accredited by the Ministry of Education in UAE

Job Role:
- Develop the university’s external/internal research, in line with the university strategy
- Responsible for exploring and setting key strategic objectives relating to long term research and, including review and development of strategic activities to increase research level
- Scrutinize and critique research of major strategic importance to the institution, advising and coaching staff on improvements leading to increased success rates
- Disseminate complex information in such a form to ensure the understanding of colleagues, including through workshops, surgery sessions and one-to-one coaching
- Advise on relevant legal and governance issues relevant to research, including: Intellectual Property Rights, and research ethics
- Actively represent Research & Enterprise on appropriate committees of the University, presenting papers and leading where appropriate
- Manage staff within the research, setting and monitoring team objectives, including identifying training requirements and performance management issues as appropriate


- Open to Arabic nationals
- Male or Female, 50 years old and below
- Must be a PhD holder
- Minimum of 8 years of experience in the same role in business background
- Experience in developing and securing research
- Must have an advanced analytical thinking and policy conceptualization skills
- Proven leadership skills
- Excellent communication and presentation skills

About the Company

RTC-1 Employment Services is a licensed recruitment firm based in Dubai, UAE. Our team has been in the market since 2004 and we are supporting various industries with their staffing needs across the Middle East and Africa.

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