Director of Innovation Director of Innovation …

Madison Pearl
in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
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Madison Pearl
in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
My client is a federal government entity in the UAE that is on the lookout for a senior Innovation professional to join their team in a senior capacity. The job holder will be in-charge of conducting strategic assessments and providing advisory services to interested parties on matters related to government innovation, develop concepts and ideas to foster a culture of innovation at the federal government level, promote capacity development within the organisation and support the development of the external network and other work programs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in characterizing and defining the strategy of the Government and setting the necessary frameworks, measures and targets to achieve compatibility with the strategic planning practices
  • Ensure the development and implementation of management objectives and related project plans in line with the vision and mission of the government
  • Advise all relevant stakeholders on issues related to the development or implementation of government innovation initiatives
  • Advising on how to enhance the environment, culture, team, capabilities, tools, processes, expectations, working style, and other elements to support innovative thinking at the federal government level
  • Overseeing the implementation of empowerment programs launched at the federal government level in the UAE and providing information and comments to meet specific challenges
  • Conduct periodic analysis and review relevant references to identify federal entities that lack information and capacity in government innovation
  • Providing reports, insights, support and expertise in the areas of best practices and future global trends in government innovation
  • Proposing new research areas under key issues and themes under the responsibility of the government
  • Review the content of the new staff to ensure that it conforms to the policy development criteria, in addition to ensuring the accuracy of technical information
  • Coordinating with the government in the establishment and implementation of innovative initiatives for the UAE, providing the latest insights into innovative practices and assisting in activities that raise the profile of the UAE government worldwide
  • Provide guidance to employees and ensure compliance with the policies, processes, practices and systems
  • Assist in the training and capacity-building of federal government employees in the UAE in relation to innovation practices
  • Assistance in participation in the design, visualization and modeling of innovative government systems, policies and services
  • Develop and define content, topics and training for how to set up policies in the areas of innovation


Key Requirements:

  • 12 + years of relevant experience in Innovation
  • Knowledge of global trends and best practices in innovation
  • Strong education background in a related discipline


Interested candidates please apply to this advertisement directly or send your CV to