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Senior Strategist-Talent and Education

  • Location:

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Sector:

    Consulting & Advisory

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  • Contact:

    Sami Qureshi

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +1 646-568-4046

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:


To help establish and develop corridors of talent to Dubai.  
You will be responsible for the hands-on implementation and delivery of large-scale economic development initiatives and projects that increase the gross domestic product because of talent from educational/knowledge/talent development.
  • Translating talent-related strategies into actionable project plans
  • Driving the implementation and delivery of talent projects from conception to completion
  • Proactively influencing and managing cross-functional internal and external stakeholder relationships (i.e. DGHR, KHDA, universities, MOHRE, etc.) to align priorities, secure commitments, and drive initiatives in line with set KPIs and objectives.
  • Managing a team of project managers (may include project managers from other entities) ensuring they deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience leading and delivering complex talent projects from conception to completion with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience leading a team of project managers, ensuring they have clear goals and responsibilities
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering projects on time, within scope, and within budget
  • Experience managing cross-functional internal teams and external stakeholders to deliver projects on time
  • Successful track record working in private and public sector institutions for a minimum of 8-10 years
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as Human Resources, Business, or related disciplines. A Master’s degree (e.g., MBA or a related field) is a plus.