Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Education Sector based in Riyadh
15 Dec 2023
15 Dec 2023

We are seeking a dynamic and visionary leader for the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for our client who are market leaders in the education sector company, a prominent player in the school chain industry listed on the public stock exchange. The CEO will be responsible for steering the organization towards continued growth, innovation, and excellence in education delivery. As the driving force behind the company's strategic direction, the CEO will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of education and ensuring the company's sustained success in the competitive market.

Key Responsibilities will include

  • Develop and implement a forward-looking strategic vision for the organization, aligning with the company’s mission and values.
  • Drive innovation and excellence in educational offerings, ensuring the company remains at the forefront of industry trends.
  • Oversee financial performance, budgeting, and forecasting to maximize shareholder value and ensure sustained growth.
  • Develop and execute financial strategies to maintain the company’s position as a strong and stable entity on the stock exchange.
  • Provide effective leadership and management oversight to ensure operational efficiency across the school chain.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, emphasizing quality, scalability, and effectiveness in all operations.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with shareholders, board members, and other key stakeholders.
  • Represent the company at public forums, conferences, and industry events, enhancing the company’s reputation and influence.
  • Attract, retain, and develop top-tier talent within the organization, creating a high-performance culture.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to the leadership team, fostering professional growth and succession planning.
  • Ensure the company operates in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and corporate governance standards.
  • Work closely with legal and regulatory teams to mitigate risks and maintain a strong ethical framework.

Who we're looking for

  • Must have bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or relevant discipline.
  • Must have a 16+ of proven track record of successful leadership as a CEO or in a senior executive role, preferably within the education sector or related industries.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a publicly listed company, with a strong understanding of stock market dynamics.
  • Advanced degree in business administration, education, or a related field. A combination of education and relevant experience will also be considered.
  • Ability to set and communicate a compelling vision, inspiring teams to achieve ambitious goals.
  • Strong financial management skills with the ability to make informed decisions that impact the company's bottom line.
  • A strategic mindset with the ability to anticipate and navigate industry trends and market dynamics.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, capable of engaging effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to lead organizational change and drive innovation in a dynamic environment.

What's on offer

  • Attractive tax free salary inclusive of base and housing allowance
  • Additional beenfits include: Family healthcare insurance, Children education allowance, Annual performance bonus


  • Job Ref: TI-kmba
  • Your application will be sent to Qasim Siddique