Regional Managing Director, Dubai Hub
Application closing date 08/12/2019
Faculty / School or Service Vice Chancellor's Office
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services
Who we are
Coventry University is one of the UK's leading Higher Education (HE) institutions. We have retained our place in the top 15 for the fifth year in a row according to the Guardian League Table and this year, we have been awarded a five star overall rating by the QS Stars awards system - confirming the breadth of our Group's excellence across teaching, research and other key indicators.
This performance is underpinned by visionary leadership, strong financial management and our entrepreneurial approach, ensuring that we are developing a University that is fit for the future.
To support the continued growth of our ambitious international agenda, we are now looking for a Regional Managing Director to oversee our operations in the Middle East. Based in our new Dubai Hub, this new role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to establish and grow our new entity. You will design, develop and implement regional activity and ensure its close alignment to wider Group Strategy.
Who you are
You will be well-connected within the region and have the ability to develop links and drive collaborations to enhance Academic delivery, Policy development, Research, Enterprise and Alumni opportunities within the region. You will be excited and energised by the opportunity to create and develop a new team and be empowered to truly put your mark on this new Hub.
You will be able to demonstrate experience and delivery of results in a similar role and have a good understanding of HE in both the Middle East and the UK. As a confident communicator, you will have the ability to develop strategic relationships and be the trusted adviser in region to the leadership of the Coventry University Group.
An inspirational and talented leader, you will have the ability to lead strategic transformational change to improve services and customer experience.
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