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SENIOR MANAGER - Academic Strategy - Semi-Government Organisation - UAE - Six figure salary

Government Advisory & Development
Middle East & Asia


Based in the UAE, our client is a multi-billion Dollar semi-Government outfit who deliver projects and strategies to help evolve the social, economic and cultural strategies in the region.

A level of expertise in academic grants, research budgets and a demonstrable understanding of the higher education ecosystem is required here.

This Senior Manager will help steer all research and academic related matters for clients and partners in the higher education sector.

The right individual will have:

  • 7+ years in management consultancy, research grant management, a research funding body, a government department/ministry of education, or a company specialized in higher education
  • Experience of the higher education sector in the Middle East, GCC or USA is preferred
  • A track record in managing senior level stakeholders (internal and external), project management and team leadership/mentoring

If you fit the requirements above please send a CV to Tariq at or apply through the BLT website

*Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every unsuccessful applicant