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Head of Media Policy, Strategy and Research

  • Permanent
  • Relocation Opportunity, Saudi Arabia
  • 17328

Head of Media Policy, Strategy and Research


Relocation Opportunity – MENA Region

  • Competitive tax-free earnings, relocation, and expat package
  • Client-side organisation, QUANGO


About the role

On behalf of our client, The Management Recruitment Group have been retained exclusively to appoint to post of Head of Policy & Strategy – Media Industry for a client-side governmental organisation in the Middle East. This role will be is responsible for the media policy setting & evaluation, research & ideation, media sector and strategy development and monitoring.


Our client is forming a new team centred around innovation and creation of brand new policy for the media and entertainment industry within the country. This individual, reporting to a Director of Media and Creative Industries, will oversee Policy, Strategy, and Research Division development. The ideal candidate will have a Functional background and knowledge of Ideation, policy setting, & evaluation, ecosystem support and stimulation, industry engagement and partnership.

Key Accountabilities

  • Policy & strategy development
  • Driving establishment and end-state design of key objectives:
    • Creative expression policy
    • Media strategy
    • People strategy – resource, recruitment, talent planning
    • Research and insights
    • Operational assets – procuring assets and systems incl. CRM, planning software, monitoring equipment
    • Protocols & governance
    • Stakeholder interaction
  • Develop, design and implement transition to end-state


Background, Skills, and Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in related area of study
  2. Minimum of 10+ years in public sector or private sector organisation with a focus on media policy consulting
  3. Experience in international markets, or working with frontier or developing entities


In return

In return, you will be able to directly influence policy and strategy for a newly established entity. You will be offered a generous compensation package, which will include a guaranteed high basic, bonus, pension, a sign-on bonus, and relocation. Living costs will be covered and you will be based in a fully-serviced executive compound.

What to do now

For a confidential discussion, please contact Matthew Donovan ( of The Management Recruitment Group on +447964 465 343. Applications should consist of a CV and a relevant project list.

Campaign Timeline

Applications are open until the role is filled.

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