Head, Business Development and Community Engagement (Qatari Nationals only)
University of Doha for Science & Technology
Doha, Qatar
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Job Description

University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) - Profile :

The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST)).

University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University offering applied Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in addition to certificates and diplomas in various fields.

UDST has over 50 programs in the fields of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades, Business Management, Computing and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Continuous Education and development and more.

  • The University is recognized for its student-centered learning and state-of-the-art training facilities. UDST boasts more than 20 years of experience in Qatar;
  • it started as a College and transformed into a university in 2021.

    With more than 600 staff and over 5,000 students, UDST is the destination for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).

    Our faculty are committed to developing the students’ skills and help raise well-equipped graduates that are proudly contributing to a knowledge-based economy and making the Qatar National Vision 2030 a reality.

    Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) :

    Continuing and Professional Education (CPE)is inviting nominations and applications for the position of Head, Business Development and Community Engagement.

    Reporting to the Director, Continuing and Professional Education, Head, Business Development and Community Engagement must be a proven leader with the skills and expertise necessary to support the Continuing and Professional Education Directoratein all the Educational and Training affairs of the Directorate and fully implementing UDST’s mission and vision.

    Duties & Responsibilities :

    This position requires an energetic and enthusiastic individual who promote the educational courses and programs offered by UDST, connect with businesses and government to understand the market and training needs, and facilitate custom program and service development reflective of these needs.

    The successful candidate will conduct business development and research activities to understand the market and future training needs that ensure CPE activities are competitive in the current market and that long-term corporate training needs are included in the strategic planning of the Directorate.

    The successful candidate will oversee the development of contracts, proposals, and presentations on the programs to be delivered and liaise with target industries.

    The successful candidate will coordinate with businesses, industries, government departments, professional and trade associations, community organizations to identify training needs in the market.

    The successful candidate will maintain ongoing interaction and collaboration with UDST Colleges and Directorates to ensure a list of courses and programs are available and offered at UDST.

    The successful candidate will coordinate with the Marketing & Communications to advertise and promote programs and courses.

    Attend trade shows or job fairs to connect with clients, promote and represent UDST continuing education services.

    The successful candidate will provide professional development support and perform periodic performance reviews for direct subordinates to contribute to the development of employees, in collaboration with the Human Capital Directorate and have excellent organizational, leadership, decision-making, delegation and communications skills as well as the ability to act as a mentor to team members.


    Education and Certifications :

    Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized, accredited institution.

    Masters degree / Professional certification in relevant field is preferred.

    Experience :

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience of which two years (2) should be in the education sector.
  • Language :

    Fluency in written and spoken English language

    Fluency in written and spoken Arabic language

    Other Required Skills :

    Demonstrably outstanding track record of leadership and management. Experience in accreditation and planning of college courses and programs.

    Good understanding of teaching, learning and student experience is required. Strong leadership skills with a desire to achieve organizational success and to lead by example is required.

    Collaborative decision-making and a high standard of professional integrity. A proactive can-do attitude to work and good time management is essential.

    The candidate should have the ability to anticipate change; and effectively manage quality and risk. Effective resource management is essential.

    Commitment to positive relationship building and effective working relationships across all levels of the organisations is required.

    Knowledge of Faculty Workforce Planning is required and knowledge of Sourcing and Recruitment is desirable. A Commitment to ongoing training and continuous professional development is desirable.

    Candidates should demonstrate explanatory communication and interpersonal skills. Fluency in English and Arabic language is compulsory.

    Benefits :

    University of Doha for Science & Technology (UDST)offers a unique, multicultural environment, and world class facilities in a beautiful campus located in the Duhail area of Doha, Qatar.

    Our employees come from a diverse background from all over the globe, and enjoy competitive compensation and benefits. These benefits include, but are not limited to :

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Convenient work hours
  • Extensive Health & Life Insurance
  • Immigration Services
  • Full access to our recreational facilities
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