Head of Project

Sanaya Human Capital
Jordan

Ref: KP978-286
Sanaya Human Capital

The Role


The Role


• Managing and coordinating the Project Management department and scope of work, including prioritisation and feasibility
• Developing new concepts, methods and techniques that are both sizeable and scalable to support commercial teams and ultimately contribute more revenue; also be responsible for implementing and testing these new methods
• Applying best practice across all internal and external project management administration, processes and procedures
• Develop and measure success metrics for custom solution projects
• Managing key client relationships and their internal representatives across high value commercial projects
• Support other ad-hoc tactical and strategic projects
• Supporting pre-sales and production activities for agencies and clients
• Develop project management key skills and learnings within the existing team
• Manage external relations with suppliers including controllership and vendor selection processes

The Project Manager will lead a cross functional project team to ensure the smooth and timely delivery of high quality custom solution projects which meet and exceed advertiser or business requirements as well as defined quality metrics. They will be required to apply specialized knowledge of industry standards / practices to projects and initiatives as well as PM skills and techniques.

This role requires active partnering with various internal and external (e.g. Media Agencies) partners to identify and remove any barriers to the “cross functional” team’s performance. Including regularly provides technical guidance to others in work area, networking with key contacts outside own area of expertise and persuasive communication with peers to gain cooperation for projects and initiatives within own function.

Requirements


Requirements


Requirements:
Essential
• Minimum 5 years Project Management experience
• Managed a team of individuals
• Experience in managing multiple projects with competing priorities
• Good, all-round knowledge of web design, advertising, and interactive production techniques
• Experienced in project management methodologies and processes
• Experienced in software product development and project / program management (Software Development Life Cycles and Quality Processes, Scope, Cost, Schedule, Deliverables, Change Management, Risk Management, etc.)
• Good knowledge of the editorial process
• Experience in facilitating meetings with cross-functional teams
• Must have strong, clear communication skills
• Passion for effective processes and methodologies that will improve the productivity of the organization
• Exceptional organisational ability
• Independent thinking and problem solving
• Must work well under pressure
• Proficient in English essential, (and Arabic – desirable)

Desirable
• Knowledge/experience of product management and requirements specification
• Experience in process definition
• Experience of working with external clients
• Knowledge of usability and accessibility standards

Qualifications and Educational Background
• Technical Degree
• 5+ years technology experience in a media/web/consulting/client-facing IT development/project management position

About the Company


About the Company


Sanaya Human Capital began in 2006, focusing on people and their knowledge. Specializing in corporate training, Staffing Solutions and business consultancy; Sanaya Human Capital serves the private and public sectors in the Middle East and North Africa.

Driven by some of the most qualified consultants and recruiters, highly specialized in their own market sectors, Sanaya Human Capital is dedicated to meeting and exceeding its clients’ demands and needs.

Based in Amman – Jordan, Sanaya Human Capital has a network stretched across the region. It has also built strategic partnerships with comparable recruitment and training corporations around the world.
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