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Head of Strategy

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5793

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the leader of the strategy & communications team, you will work closely with executive leadership to oversee the development and implementation of the entity's corporate and department strategy as well as the internal and external communication strategy.

Client Details

A government organisation who are looking to hire a senior level candidate to lead Strategy, Communications and PMO. Reporting directly to the DG, this role offers fantastic exposure and progression.


Strategic Planning

* Provide strategic direction for the office's strategy and operational plan in line with
* overall objectives, vision, and mission
* Create office's strategy, objectives and operational plan and oversee its implementation
* Approve KPI's for the units and its employees and ensure they are in line with overall objectives

Budget Management

* Approve the consolidated budget for the office and submit for review and approval by relevant stakeholders

Corporate Performance Management

* Monitor the office's progress against set targets and ensure milestones are reached in line with overall objectives and operational plan defined
* Engage with the Director General to identify improvement opportunities for the office and report to relevant stakeholders on the activities undertaken by the office

People Management

* Oversee the training and development needs of the office's employees
* Provide input towards the development of office's manpower plan and ensure availability of staff to support the office in meeting its objectives
* Provide constructive feedback and reward performance of office employees

Job Offer

* Competitive salary
* Opportunity to work on high-profile initiatives with influential stakeholders
* Progressive environment


* Minimum of 10 year's experience across IPA, financial services, or private equity
* Experience working within the region and exposure to public sector
* Experience from a top-tier consulting firm is a must
* Multi-lingual candidate will be preferred (English, Arabic, other languages)

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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