Head of Research & Data



Abu Dhabi

Emiratisation, Strategy

Our client, a top government entity in Abu Dhabi is looking for an Emirati Head of Research and Data to join their Strategy team. They will be responsible for supporting the DG with respect to medium to long term technical strategy.

The role:

- Collaborate with internal stakeholders (Future Foresight, Strategy teams, corporate communications) to identify enhancement opportunities to current research & analytics
- Proactively monitor external trends to ensure appropriate internal reporting
- Ensure timely benchmarking exercises are conducted by the team on changing customer preferences, behavioural patterns
- Liaises with external actuarial in terms of valuations and associated matters
- Monitors actuarial and other assumptions, responsible for actuarial variances
- Oversees the quality, integration, preservation & security of data
- Lead the overall management of changes to content data architecture requirements
- Define the enterprise information/data policies and standards
- Monitors actuarial and other medium to long terms funding, economic and demographic risk and share the requisite finding report with Director and Risk & Compliance Manager
- Present the identified risk elements to Director of Strategy & Transformation


- UAE National with a Family Book
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Statistics and research or equivalent
- Preferred Master’s in Business Administration, Statistics and research or equivalent
- Preferred Certifications in Statistics, Analytics or equivalent
- 8-10 years of experience with 4 to 6 years in a managerial level position

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