Project Manager Shared Service Center – Mackenzie Jones – United Arab Emirates

Main function of job:

Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Assignments are given with general guidelines and incumbents are responsible for establishing objectives, timelines, and methods to deliver work products. Work is typically reviewed upon completion for soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements, and the methodology used in arriving at the end results is not reviewed in detail

This position requires frequent business travels.

• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
• Ensure that the project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
• Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
• Ensure resource availability and allocation
• Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
• Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
• Report and escalate to management as needed
• Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
• Perform risk management to minimize project risks
• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
• Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
• Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
• Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
• Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
• Delivers engagements within the constraints of schedule, features/functionality, and budget.
• Establishes a strategy of continuous risk management that enables proactive decisions and actions throughout the project life cycle and create an environment to support it where the project team has visible, measurable, and repeatable processes for managing these risks.
• Maintains the Master Program Plan, Master Project Schedule and Project Financial Workbook.
• Stays current and involved in collecting conditions of the project relative to resources (people and optionally funding/cost), schedule (time), and features (the solution and its quality) as specified by the established project protocol. In addition, performs the process of comparing actual performance with planned performance, analyze variances, evaluate possible alternatives and take appropriate corrective action (control) as specified by the established project protocol.
• Report project status and issues accurately and escalate to management as needed
• Assist with scheduling and facilitation of meetings while taking quality meetings minutes for alignment
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Key Competencies:
• Developing and Tracking Budgets
• Supervision
• Project Management
• Management
• Process Improvement
• Planning
• Performance Management
• Inventory Control

• Knowledge of diverse business processes in a wide range of industries.
• Develop and design documents including training manuals, process outlines, flowcharts and implementation procedures.
• Monitor internal controls and make recommendations as needed.
• Coordinate teams and train staff.
• Reduce process errors, improve process results and save costs.
• Strong interpersonal, listening, and presentation skills

Qualifications & Experience:

• Proven working experience in project management
• Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
• Proven experience managing application development projects through all phases of a solution’s or application’s life cycle in a consulting organization, with demonstrated expertise and proven abilities in risk management and mitigation, and business value or strategy consulting.
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (Computer Science or Technical degree preferred) or equivalent work experience.
• 10+ years related business and IT project management experience required
• Preferred Project Management Professional (PMP) certified.
• Proven experience and expertise in successful execution of large-scale and/or enterprise Agile across geographies; Certified Scrum Professional ™(CSP) or Certified Scrum Coach ™ (CST) preferred.
• Strong executive presence and demonstrated ability to build, extend and maintain senior client relationships.
• Demonstrated capability in developing professional talent.
• Project Management, Strategic Insight.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-03-17
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Purchasing and Procurement
Company Industry: Employment Placement Agencies/Recruiting
Monthly Salary: US $9,000

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Gender: Male
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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