Director of Strategy

  • Strategy
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Director of Strategy

Job description

Unifonic is a customer engagement platform that enables organizations to delight customers with remarkable omnichannel experiences. By unifying communication channels, messaging apps, and chatbots, Unifonic streamlines conversations at every touch point throughout the customer journey.


Director of Strategy
The Strategy team at Unifonic is on the lookout for a driven and progressive Strategy & Business Development Lead to drive unifonic’s growth strategy in close collaboration with the international president and overall leadership team. In this is a versatile and hands-on role, you will be required to have an analytical approach and effective communications at all levels of the organization. You will be tasked with identifying a plan for overcoming current and future challenges to realize our goals for expansion.

The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong analytical background. The responsibilities of the Strategy and Business Development Lead will include but are not limited to:


  • Lead the development of growth strategies based on market opportunities, market trends, and a thorough understanding of our company capabilities.
  • Assess the attractiveness of new markets and develop market entry strategies.
  • Identify, research, and analyze possible acquisition targets and conduct due diligence.
  • Translate strategy into actionable implementation plans and lead the execution of the plans.
  • Develop short and long-range company plans, including detailed financial statements.
  • Manage project teams and coordinate cross-functional initiatives to achieve business goals.
  • Prepare management, board, and investor presentations and get buy-in on strategies and business plans from key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in seminars and professional meetings to represent the company.

Requirements

  • Hands-on 5+ years of work experience in a top-tier consulting firm, investment bank, or corporate strategy-related function.
  • Strong business acumen with excellent analytical, financial modeling, project management, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to autonomously lead projects, which includes structuring complex problems and developing testable hypotheses.
  • Bachelor's degree or above, MBA is a plus.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and entrepreneurial in a dynamic environment.
  • Team player with a strong ability to lead teams and to motivate and influence a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills, Arabic is a plus.