Job title: Chief Executive Officer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Education and Training
Functional Expertise: HR
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Abu Dhabi, AE
Job published: 18/03/2024
Job ID: 38292
Contact name: Elaine Hardman

Job Description

Our client, a Higher Education Institution, is seeking a visionary and experienced Chief Executive Officer to lead them into their next phase of growth and transformation. The incumbent will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and take responsibility for overseeing the execution of these plans whilst working with the Board of Directors and other Senior Management, to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies.


  • Strategic Leadership
  • Operational Excellence
  • Innovation and Technological Leadership
  • Organizational Development
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance


  • Bachelor's degree relevant field, MBA preferred.
  • Proven track record of executive leadership, preferably as a CEO or senior executive - Tech sector would be highly advantageous
  • Strong strategic thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead high-performing teams.
  • Financial acumen and experience managing budgets and financial performance.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and industry trends.
  • Integrity, ethics, and a commitment to upholding the organization's values.


This is a confidential role, the name of the client will be shared only to short listed applicants. Thank you for your application. Only suitable candidates will be contacted. Please note that by applying to this role, your profile will be searchable in our database. Our Recruiters will contact you should another suitable role become available.