Project Manager - IT Infrastructure

Posted Date 8 months ago
Location Dubai
Discipline Business Consultancy
Job Reference 31954
Salary 0.0

Principal responsibilities
  • Build strong relationships with senior stakeholders within IT, Global Businesses, Finance
  • Work closely with their respective Portfolio Manager, the Global CTO PPM Practice team and their senior stakeholders to ensure alignment of their project/programme with the wider change portfolio and group strategy, values and behaviour
  • Provide board level overview of progress, lead and direct multidisciplinary teams across all global businesses, global functions and regions
  • Lead end to end execution and responsibility for all aspects of the project/programme, including definition, planning, execution & implementation, governance & control, financial, resource and change management.
  • Provide financial analysis, including being able to contextualise financial data into business activities and conclusions
  • Ensure the adherence to financial processes and procedures at project/programme level, as set and communicated by CLIENT Group, regulators and CTO PPM Practice.
  • Own the identification and escalation of any budgetary related risks, issues and opportunities to portfolio/function as appropriate.
  • Act as inspirational role model for the CTO PPM colleagues and line managers and contribute to developing its leadership talent and resourcing strategies. These efforts will help position CLIENT as top provider of CTO services in each of its primary markets and achieve maximum profitability and growth.

To be successful in the role, you should meet the following requirements:
  • University degree is a must.
  • Outstanding project and programme management experience which include communications capabilities, decision making and problem solving skills, lateral thinking, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent understanding and proven experience of Programme and Project Management methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.
  • Proven experience of positive, challenging interactions with Senior Executives across the business.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels across the Group.
  • Change agent with proven ability of implementing large scale organizational, procedural, technology and people related change programmes.
  • Proven ability to articulate complex issues concisely and in simple language to recognize to the global remit of this role.
  • Strong financial analytical background and proven ability in financial/analytical reasoning, including being able to contextualise financial data into business activities and conclusions.
  • Experience of delivering large scale change programmes within a Technology organization, with Infrastructure experience.
  • High level of drive and motivation to ensure delivery of a broad range of outputs simultaneously across CLIENT.
  • Experience of leading and managing teams with proven track record of working with diverse, cross functional teams that are located regionally and worldwide.
   Experience of driving continuous improvement.