Project Coordination Manager – Corporate Office

Al Futtaim Group
UAE

Ref: HP698-4557
Al Futtaim Group

The Role


The Role


Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the Gulf region's Automotive industry and encompasses every aspect of the Automotive business; from passenger and commercial vehicles and construction equipment sales and service, to used car sales and rental and leasing. The Automotive Division is currently embarking on an aggressive 5 years expansion plan.The Project Coordination Manager will support the Director - Automotive Development in managing a variety of development projects related to a specific brand's planned growth strategy over the coming five years.This involves new build, re-development and refurbishing of the different brand facilities. The job holder will be involved directly in coordination, liaison and management of the projects' stakeholders requirement.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

* Providing project management (including planning, monitoring, controlling and communication services) to support the successful implementation of new and refurbishing projects related to facilities to the Automotive Division.
* Attending project planning meetings and updating stakeholders of project progress.
* Monitoring and comparing with the planned progress to ensure quality, organizational alignment, budget, and project deliverables are on target.
* Defining and agreeing project objectives with Automotive key stakeholders/Project Sponsors then communicating with the project team to establish the vision of what will constitute successful accomplishment of the project objective.
* Developing or providing direction for developing communication plan to ensure executive management and stakeholders receive adequate communication throughout the project and are kept informed of critical path progress and variances from plan, while building a collaborative environment for stakeholders.
* Ensuring adherence to project governance and quality standards.
* Coordinating with client/ consultant regarding progress against project program and timelines.
* Providing support to operations on matters pertaining to repairs, maintenance and refurbishments, in order to maintain standards of operation.
* Preparing various tender related documents for concept and detail design, or preliminary, final design and construction stages

Requirements


Requirements


The ideal candidate will have:

* A University Degree.
* At least 5 yrs project management in construction/automotive industry related.
* Hands on project management, construction drawings, Word, Excel and Microsoft project planning software system.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of individuals in a wide range of situations which usually requires tact, diplomacy and discretion

About the Company


About the Company


Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.

The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Group’s continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.

The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Group’s belief in decentralisation, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility.
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