Charterhouse is working with a prominent organisation in Qatar who is looking to hire a Director of Strategy & Product Development who will be responsible for developing and executing the corporate strategy, as well as supporting the organisations initiatives and assisting with product development, coordinating the production of business intelligence reports and driving the completion of management reports.
About the role
You will lead the strategy development by analysing the market, industry and competitors as well as internal drivers; support the business with product development by advising on and proposing new initiatives, strategies or projects; support key business units such as the PMO guiding them through and implementing the approved strategy of same. Working closely with the board and management producing management information, business intelligence reports and presentations for the board/external stakeholders; drive and execute strategic plans and lead the development of new ‘outward’ looking strategic initiatives, feasibility studies and other business research as necessary.
The successful candidate should have a minimum of 12 years relevant work experience with at least 3 years holding managerial responsibilities. You should have the ability to build strong relationships, influence and inspire excellence and hold a Degree in business administration, economics or statistics ideally with an MBA. You should have knowledge in macro and micro economic fundamentals and the financial services industry and its regulations and processes and products. You should also be familiar with the global economic landscape in the FS sector with a good understanding of investment management/evaluation and ‘knowhow” of the Middle East economic policy and ways of working. In addition, you should be a results driven individual, with a strong financial acumen and excellent communication skills along with knowledge of company incorporation/formation and project management processes and best practices is also required.