Strategic Planning Specialist - College of the North Atlantic - Qatar

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College/Department Profile:

The College of the North Atlantic - Qatar is inviting nominations and applications for the position of Strategic Planning Specialist in the Institutional Excellence Department. Reporting to the Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance Manager. The Strategic Planning Specialist must be a proven leader with the skills and expertise necessary to support the Institutional Excellence Department in fully implementing the College’s mission and vision.


College of the North Atlantic - Qatar Profile:

The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q).  Internationally recognized as a comprehensive technical college, CNA-Q is committed to high quality, student-centered education.  This commitment is reflected through state-of-the-art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry.

 With more than 600 staff and 3,000 students, CNA-Q is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering over 30 diploma programs through student-centred learning. By providing training in a range of technical areas including Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Trades, Business Studies and Information Technology, CNA-Q brings the State closer to the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.


Duties & Responsibilities:


This position requires an energetic and enthusiastic individual who will support in the development of CNA-Q’s overall strategy, translation of strategic objectives into an annual operational/plan, and monitoring of institutional performance on pre-established parameters.


Candidates should have an outstanding record of industry experience, and possess the qualifications necessary to be successful in the role of Strategic Planning Specialist at the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar. The Strategic Planning Specialist is responsible to support the Institutional Excellence Departmentwith the development of CNA-Q’s strategic and operational plans.


The successful candidate will keep track of the vision, mission and strategic plan for the College. Other responsibilities include conducting baseline assessments of initiatives and programs, conducting institutional reviews of the existing strategic and operational plans. Facilitating planning workshops for CNA-Q’s Schools and Departments to ensure smooth execution and monitoring of the strategic planning process.


The successful candidate will stay current with knowledge and leading practices relating to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and maintain up to date communication materials on the strategic and operational plans progress and outcomes to inform CNA-Q’s Board, Executive Management and all relevant stakeholders. Develop key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and monitor changes in the strategy implementation process in line with the KPI’s. Conduct environmental scanning and analysis to identify and assess the impact of governmental policies and initiatives, stakeholder needs, labour market trends, and local, regional and international higher education trends to inform sound strategic planning and strategic positioning of the College among its peers.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-04-10
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Job Role: Administration
Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor's degree

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