Our client is a leading professional, global education body, their accreditation has a major impact on organisational profitability and efficiency across various industry sectors.
Based in Dubai, reporting to the head of Strategic Solutions in the UK, you would be responsible for the success of the Business Development Function in the MENA region; successfully delivering against the agreed strategy, supporting academic partnerships, membership growth and responsible for statutory compliance across the territory.
You will develop and increase study centers, accredited universities and enter new collaborations and partnerships; actively monitoring the business environment through participation in relevant networks, industry events, conferences, ensuring findings and industry news is reported across the organisation. Additionally, you will have accountability for developing and managing the annual budgets and plans for membership growth.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic go-getter, who has excellent interpersonal skills, familiar and confident presenting to large groups at board and semi government level. Successful B2B strategic management skills in the Education sector is preferred and regional sales and customer service experience is essential. Candidates will possess advanced IT skills, analyzing data and producing complex business plans and reports, experience with full budget control and must be highly commercially aware.
The remuneration package for this role is complicit with the level and seniority of the position.
Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.
Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.
Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.
Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.