Strategy Specialist Strategy Specialist …

in Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Jun 21
in Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Jun 21
The Specialist Strategy will work closely with Director Strategy and Manager Strategy to support with identifying and planning effective execution of the organisation’s strategic objectives and initiatives.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Collaborate closely with the Director Strategy and Manager Strategy to drive and develop the Corporate Strategy and oversees initiatives for implementation
  • Supervise and monitor the analysis including assessing local market trends and implications for the agency, benchmarking of other institutions and best practice learning, and baselining of existing practices
  • Monitoring and execution of the Corporate Strategy and help other departments to guide the implementation of functional strategies
  • Coordinates the overall annual planning process in collaboration with other organisation’s functions
  • Responsible for the identification of key opportunities to enhance internal operating procedures and works closely with Strategy and Departments to redesign and re-engineer processes, including processes with external parties and / or regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that’s the department policies, procedures, and controls are up to date
  • Supervise the collection of identified data across the organization for overall Corporate Development reporting and maintains relevant dashboards
  • Supervise the preparation of key materials and presentations for senior stakeholders including but not limited to organisation’s Board Meetings, Executive Committee Meetings, other stakeholder meetings
  • Responsible for the key initiatives related to corporate development including but not limited to training and development, workforce planning, and recruiting
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of tools that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the organisation’s activities
  • On an ad-hoc basis, conducts timely and accurate quantitative and qualitative research for specific topics and develops insightful and concise outputs when requested by the Strategy Director/Manager or Leadership
  • Works closely with and oversees the delivery of services by Third Party Providers, for the Strategy department in line with agreed scopes of work and project governance structures
  • Review and priorities initiatives as requested by Strategy Director/Manager or Leadership
  • Performs other related duties or assignments as directed by the Strategy Director/Manager or Leadership

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related subject – e.g. Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, etc.
  • Postgraduate degree would be an added advantage


  • Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience in a client facing, consulting, customer relationship, account management or similar role.
  • Experience in a professional services firm with strategy consulting experience
  • Experience in working amongst public and private sector executives in a comfortable and composed manner
  • Experience managing a team of junior professionals

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Project management and planning skills and ability to multitask and respond to a variety of demands
  • Result-oriented for clients and organization objectives
  • Good interpersonal skills: ability to engage with individuals
  • Strategic, operational planning and analytical skills with attention to details
  • Business acumen, commercially minded
  • Focus on customer care and teamwork skills and ability to deal with people sensitively and to use initiative in tackling problems
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • French, Spanish, German, Arabic etc. would be an added advantage
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
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