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Creation Date: 2017/01/10 05:59:04
Ref. JB1001850167

Department of Education and Knowledge

Business Development Specialist
Department of Education and Knowledge

Job Description

Job Objective:
To ensure that strategic global partnerships are built to support expansion of educational centres in the region.


Functional Role:
 Source global partners by attending networking functions both locally and internationally;
 Champion the benefits of partnering with ADEC at local and international events;
 Host potential partners upon visits in Abu Dhabi; prepare all the information they require to make decisions (prospectuses, briefing documents etc);
 Facilitate introduction between global partners and relevant Executive Directors and other (snr) specialists within the Division who will actively plan the joint establishment;
 Develop a list of potential partners and approach them in a strategic way;
 Maintain the relationship between global partners and ADEC; ensure their questions/queries/concerns are handled professionally and promptly;
 Report on business development activity both upon request and on a regular basis;
 Collaborate with Strategic Communication & Media Division to develop investor packs;
 Perform other duties as required.

Competencies/Skills & Knowledge:
 Business Development Skills (networking, identifying opportunities)
 Proactive Decision Making Skills
 Change Management Skills
 Strategic Planning Skills
 Conflict Resolutions Skills
 Risk Management Skills
 Relationship Management Skills
 Communication Skills
 Presentation Skills

Job Details

  • Search by Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Other
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience : Min: 2 Max: 3
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree

Company Profile

Department of Education and Knowledge was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Department of Education and Knowledge is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs. ADEC has embarked on a campaign to aggressively increase its headcount to be able to better serve the its mandate. The primary focus of the council is to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The education council is currently seeking qualified and motivated individuals to be part of this exciting opportunity to shape the educational system in Abu Dhabi. The council offers great positions to work in a dynamic and energetic organization that addresses areas that are of strategic importance to the future of Abu Dhabi. It is especially advantageous to join ADEC in these early stages due to the great growth opportunities.