Head of IT Project Management and Business Partnerships

International Permanent
  • Exciting role within an innovative new department in the public sector
  • Must possess experience in IT projects with business and vendor management

About Our Client

A prestigious public sector entity with a mandate to deliver prosperity for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, with an exciting new project to deliver an innovative shared service platform

Job Description

  • Define the project management processes and frameworks based on international best practices to manage the full project life cycle through planning, design and implementation
  • Own the project approach to risk management and mitigation based on the business applications in use, highlighting the most appropriate mechanism to escalate concerns to decision makers
  • Full responsibility for the development and presentation of all project documentation, including project plans, schedules, budgets, and progress status reports
  • Serve as a point of contact between business partners, vendors, end users and other key stakeholders to ensure specific business needs are built into the technology and applications
  • Lead the successful implementation of projects by managing performance, individual objective setting and motivating the staff team

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology alongside PMP equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years in IT project management, owning whole project life cycle from beginning to end with up to 4 years leading project staff
  • Experienced delivering complex technology business application projects in the public sector
  • Up to date with the latest technology trends with excellent communication skills to promote the benefits of the applications you are implementing
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills, incorporating the needs of all major internal departments as well as key external vendors, government entities and regulators

What's on Offer

  • Attractive, tax-free salary
  • Opportunity to work on an innovative new project for a leading, high-profile organisation
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