Educational Qualifications & Certificates
​Bachelor degree or equivalent 

Masters’ degree or equivalent 

10 years leadership in healthcare or other similarly complex organisation, with recent substantial experience in a Mental Health organisation 

5 years Chief Executive experience in healthcare or other similarly complex organisation 

Language Skills
Excellent communication skills in English. Arabic is preferred but not essential 

Computer Skills
MS Office 

Common Leadership and Professional Competencies 
  • Excellent working knowledge of clinical governance, process redesign, risk management, safety systems, statistical information 
  • Extensive experience of leading successful change in patient centred care delivery 
  • Proven ability to think laterally at a strategic level 
  • Proven track record in change management with problem solving skills 
  • Practised interpersonal, communication, influential and presentation skills 
  • Organisational skills and ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining tight deadlines 
  • Significant experience in achieving objectives 
  • Ability to think of innovative solutions 
  • Excellent oral and written communicator 
  • Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Able to work in a flexible manner, constantly reassessing priorities 
  • Able to review plans delivered by  Director level staff and provide constructive feedback and suggestions as to changes regarding clinical governance and risk 
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence staff, partners and relevant organisations at all levels 
  • Ability to adapt reporting verbally and in writing to relevant audience 
  • Demonstrate political judgement and an astute approach to handling and in writing to diverse interests and complex relationships
  • Strong commitment to openness and a high level of integrity. Able to present the alternative view and maintain a clear line of argument, which supports national health policy requirements, even where senior colleagues disagree.
Note: The job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing organisational needs.