Senior Project Manager - Retail Joint Ventures

Dubai Permanent
  • Opportunity to serve as PMO & key contact for senior partners and joint ventures
  • Experience in consulting and/or project management in retail sector is essential

About Our Client

A well-established private holding company with multiple operations, regarded as one of the most successful and dynamic companies in the Middle East that are looking to develop their retail and joint venture activities

Job Description

  • Manage the full project life cycle through planning, design and implementation whilst ensuring projects are delivered on time and in budget
  • Define project approach to risk management and mitigation, identifying the most appropriate mechanism to escalate concerns to key decision makers
  • Develop and manage project documentation, including project plans, schedules, budgets, and project status reports
  • Serve as a point of contact between partners, venture management, brand principals and other key stakeholders
  • Perform commercial analysis, due diligence and financial modelling activities for potential partners and sharing summary of findings with key recommendations
  • Managing the portfolio governance activities, including coordinating (through PAs) the scheduling of board meetings, tracking of minutes and actions, responsible for document control and ensuring overall governance framework is robust

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance or equivalent with relevant professional qualification (PMP/Prince2)
  • Minimum of 7-10 years experience in a consulting and/or senior project management roles leading strategic initiatives. Luxury and retail management experience is essential
  • Strong knowledge of feasibility study preparation, alongside economic and financial analysis
  • Up to date with latest project management methodologies with the ability and personality to embed these across the organisation.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills with a demonstrable track record of relationship building with key stakeholders at a senior level

What's on Offer

  • Attractive, tax-free salary
  • Diverse project portfolio and opportunity to work for a leading, high-profile organisation
Christopher Davies
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Consultancy, Strategy and Change
Project & Program Management
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Christopher Davies
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