UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Strategic Business Analyst

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
16 May 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2020
Ref
2567
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University is seeking a Strategic business analyst to identify business needs and solutions within the context of the overall direction of the University. To develop and implement critical business solutions through information gathering, synthesis, review, and testing.

Minimum Qualification

Education: Applicants for the strategy analyst position are required to have a degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Management, Economics, or Statistics, or in a related field.

Preferred Qualification

Education: Applicants for the strategy analyst position are required to have a degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Management, Economics, or Statistics, or in a related field.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Knowledge: at least two years of hands-on experience in analytics or management consulting. Applicants must possess advanced knowledge of data management. Also, Applicants require a proven history of implementing and executing business ideas.

Communication skills: Applicants must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate the insights from findings to management and relevant stakeholders.

Problem-solving skills: Applicants must be intellectually curious individuals with strong creative and imaginative prowess to generate ideas to solve business problems.

Critical thinking: Applicants require strong analytical thinking abilities to draw sound conclusions from information and various data sources at their disposal. It is crucial that they can separate relevant information from less vital ones with respect to solving a particular business problem. Applicants must also have the capacity to analyze data objectively, applying logical thought and proffering solutions, taking a long-term perspective.

Comfort with ambiguity: Decision making involves some level of uncertainty, so applicants must be comfortable with ambiguity.

Computer skills: Applicants should possess advanced excel skills and be proficient in PowerPoint for presentation purposes.

Collaborative skills: They must be able to work with cross-functional teams and have the maturity to interact directly with senior executives across departments.

Special Instructions to Applicant  

Division Deputy VC for Academic Aff(Provost)

Department Provost's Office

Job Close Date 15-05-2020

Job Category Staff

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