UAE National - Director of Excellence and Knowledge Department

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6955

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The job is for the Director of Excellence and Knowledge Department, responsible for developing and implementing policies, systems, and strategies for managing excellence, innovation, and knowledge management.

Client Details

Our client is a leading government organisation in the UAE, committed to providing excellent services to the community.


* Approve department budgets to ensure alignment with strategic objectives and plans
* Adopt international best practices for policies, regulations, methodologies, and work systems
* Prepare and implement an integrated plan for government excellence and initiatives within the department
* Develop policies, processes, and systems for managing excellence in coordination with relevant authorities
* Manage the department's intellectual property system to increase the number of intellectual property and implement innovation and knowledge management policies to enhance readiness for innovation and knowledge maturity
* Manage the benchmarking system, analyse results, and provide technical support to departments
* Develop systems, strategies, policies, programs, and tools related to innovation and knowledge management systems based on international best practices for implementation and sustainability
* Support work teams in implementing excellence systems and evaluating institutional performance
* Train and support candidates for excellence awards to meet standards
* Implement Dubai Government Excellence Program nomination plan

Job Offer

* Competitive salary and benefits package.
* Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.


* A bachelor's degree in Administrative Sciences
* UAE national with Family Book.
* 10-12 years of experience in a similar role
* Excellent knowledge of international best practices in the field of innovation, knowledge management, and excellence management systems
* Knowledge of intellectual property management systems and benchmarking systems

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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