Job Title : Regional Managing Director

Category : Directore / CEO / GM / Higher Management
Coventry University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted Date : 11/15/2019
Job Description :


Regional Managing Director, Middle East operations (Dubai Base)

Competitive package (relocation package available)

Who we are

Coventry University is one of the UK’s leading Higher Education (HE) institutions. We have retained our place in the top 15 for the fifth year in a row according to the Guardian League Table and this year, we have been awarded a five star overall rating by the QS Stars awards system - confirming the breadth of our Group’s excellence across teaching, research and other key indicators.

This performance is underpinned by visionary leadership, strong financial management and our entrepreneurial approach, ensuring that we are developing a University that is fit for the future.

The role

To support the continued growth of our ambitious international agenda, we are now looking for a Regional Managing Director to oversee our operations in the Middle East. Based in our new Dubai Hub, this new role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to establish and grow our new entity. You will design, develop and implement regional activity and ensure its close alignment to wider Group Strategy.

Who you are

You will be well-connected within the region and have the ability to develop links and drive collaborations to enhance Academic delivery, Policy development, Research, Enterprise and Alumni opportunities within the region. You will be excited and energised by the opportunity to create and develop a new team and be empowered to truly put your mark on this new Hub.

You will be able to demonstrate experience and delivery of results in a similar role and have a good understanding of HE in both the Middle East and the UK. As a confident communicator, you will have the ability to develop strategic relationships and be the trusted adviser in region to the leadership of the Coventry University Group.

An inspirational and talented leader, you will have the ability to lead strategic transformational change to improve services and customer experience.

If you would like a confidential conversation about this role, please email

If this sounds like you, to apply please go to the Coventry University vacancy page and click on the To Apply button to attach your CV and cover letter.

REF. NO: REQ007447

Closing date: 8 December 2019

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