Business Development Manager, Executive Education - Office of the Provost (Fixed-Term Contract)

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Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Business Development Manager reporting to the Director of Executive Education for New York University Abu Dhabi.

This role is responsible for business development activities with focus on identifying clients with the goal of achieving financial and non-financial targets. This candidate is further responsible for communicating the NYUAD vision and mission and increasing awareness of Executive Education programs with external stakeholders including corporate, non-for-profit and government partners. 

The candidate is expected to generate new partnerships and revenue generation opportunities as well as assist in the development of proposals.

The candidate will further be responsible for working closely with the Director to identify new revenue generation opportunities through new and existing programs and services aligned with the overall mission, vision and strategy of the OEE.  This role will also manage, promote and market OEE services and capabilities to external audiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Director & Client Engagement Manager Conduct market research to identify new business development opportunities and new markets to enter. Participate in the response to RFPs including tracking responses, win rate, etc

  • Implement  OEE++ brand strategy and message, ensuring consistency of execution. Set up and host corporate events and participate in events and trade fairs to promote OEE

  • Oversee business plans for programs and collaborate with marketing to ensure effective marketing strategies

  • Present the program portfolio to external audiences, using a variety of routes including via the web, email, social media,telephone, client meetings, events, presentations and networking

Required Education: 

  • Advanced degree in Management, Finance, Business or related field

Preferred Education: 

  • MBA 

Required Experience: 

  • Knowledge of Business Development
  • Minimum 6-8 years of professional experience, with successful record of business development and strategy
  • Experience in an executive education, training and development and/or business development in that field 
  • Experience in proposal development
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) and demonstrated ability to manage professional relationships across a variety of stakeholder groups
  • Proven ability to negotiate
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks while sticking to deadlines
  • Ability to think creatively

Preferred Experience:

  • Regional understanding of entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Knowledge and understanding of trends in corporate innovation

Other Information

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.