Head of Research and Policy

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Center for Strategic Development
Riyadh - Saudi Arabia
S: Competitive

•Lead the development of the CSD research program and its capabilities to fulfill the vision and mission of CSD.
•Lead the annual development and ongoing refinement of the CSD research agenda
•Serve as a central member of the organization's leadership team and contribute to the development of strategy and the execution of strategic decisions.
•Play a leadership role in the process of recruiting, selecting and hiring key research personnel; lead the supervision of research unit directors and research staff.
•Set departmental and individual employee goals and provide regular evaluations of progress toward these goals.
•Ensure reports, models and other outputs are produced at the highest standards of quality and timeliness.
•Proactively monitor and review academic and private sector thought-leadership and other relevant activity in designated policy areas to ensure CSD research agenda is consistently relevant and current. Determine gaps in existing research and analysis to provide differentiated perspectives.
•Develop and oversee budgets and policies and procedures for the research program.
•Evaluate research tools and emerging technology and coordinate vendor relations as appropriate.
•Participate actively in international policy and research networks and deliver presentations on relevant topics at conferences and meetings, serving as a leading intellectual ambassador of the CSD
•Build and maintain relationships with key CSD stakeholders, including government officials and staff, civil society bodies, and research agencies to ensure intimate, detailed and up-to-date understanding of their requirements
•Engage stakeholders in the identification of priority issues and scoping of projects
•Brief CSD leadership on progress in different research units, impact analysis and future trends

Job summary

Employer:

Center for Strategic Development

Location:

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Education:

PhD/Doctorate

Sector:

Other

Salary:

Competitive

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

4th August 2017

Apply By:

30th December 2017

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