Strategic PMO - Unit Head

Abu Dhabi Permanent
  • Exciting role within a critical corporate strategic planning department
  • Must possess experience of leading large and high profile projects

About Our Client

A growing organisation with an exciting workload and opportunities to play a key role in developing and delivering strategic plans that can impact the whole organisation and the wider emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Job Description

  • Collaborate with the strategic planning leadership as well as across internal departments to develop project selection criteria that optimise organisational benefits and prioritise projects
  • Develop and conduct feasibility studies and/or business cases for special and strategic projects
  • Prepare and present presentations and executive summaries on key tasks and projects to senior leadership
  • Foster a project management culture and enhance project management practices across the organisation. Motivating and managing others to achieve their deliverables
  • Provide continuous support to strategic management and planning teams in overseeing and managing specific tasks related to strategic initiatives and development.
  • Regularly report on project portfolio progress, implement effective controls to mitigate risks, and address strategic priorities
  • Ensure that project milestones and goals are met whilst adhering to approved budgets

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred) in Business Administration, Economics, Project Management, or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 7 years' experience in strategic planning and project management within a top consulting firm or leading organisation in the UAE
  • Adept in business planning, conducting research and feasibility studies with the ability to present and communicate findings to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Fluent English in speaking and writing. Arabic bilingual skills desirable but not essential
  • Excellent relationship building and key stakeholder management skills
  • Analytical skills for problem-solving, identifying alternative solutions and making recommendations based on your findings
  • Effective organisational and planning skills, with the ability to complete work in a timely manner

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work on high-profile initiatives with influential stakeholders
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