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Manager - Performance Improvement - Program Management

Ernst & Young

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: NP946-1161

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Drawing on its reputation for providing leading Advisory services and deep industry experience across complex programs in the public and private sectors, EY's Program Management practice is offering an exceptional opportunity to join their team.

The opportunity

We are looking to recruit the most talented individuals with combined sector and Program Management knowledge. As a Program and Portfolio Management (PPM) Manager, you will be responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level in the practice. You will build and maintain valued relationships with external clients and internal peers as a collaborative team player, supporting clients with the successful delivery of their programs and building their business growth.

Your key responsibilities

- Drawing on your skills and experiences, you will create commercial innovative insights for clients and devise methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs.
- You will review value for money, affordability, benefits realisation, supply chain metrics, value engineering and commercial proposals.
- You will be involved in complex capital, government or business reform programs spanning the entire lifecycle - from concept and feasibility, through planning, design and policy change; into procurement, commissioning, operational readiness and implementation.

Skills and attributes for success

- You will have 'hands on' experience on major capital projects/business change programs, government reform programs or business transformations.
- 5 + years' experience in positions including strategy, project management/engineering, risk management/project controls, commercial, legal or regulatory compliance.
- Excellent communication, presentation and report writing skills.
- Provide guidance and share knowledge with team members and participate in performing procedures, especially focusing on complex, judgemental and/or specialized issues. You will work with the team and client to create plans for achieving engagement objectives.
- Maintain communication with and updating of EY senior management on progress, helping the leadership team to streamline operations.
- A degree qualification in engineering, law, social sciences, economics, science and/or accounting is highly desirable.


To qualify for the role you must have experience of

- Program Management Strategy.
- PMP Certificate
- Program Management transformation.
- Experience using scheduling/cost control project software.
- Risk management/project controls.
- Sound analytical and problem solving ability.
- Operational performance improvement.
- Strong capability to develop junior staff, build high performing teams and delegate with appropriate levels of support.
- Project managing engagements and leading fieldwork.
- Proven track record in sales and business development is highly desirable

Ideally, you'll also have

- Worked in major capital programs in either a government, non government or professional services organisation

What we look for

We're interested in flexible professionals, who are not afraid of challenges and think critically and creatively and who are used to working in a dynamic environment. You will make reasonable assumptions and present thoughts in a structured, well- articulated and unambiguous manner. If you have a strong desire to develop a career in business/consulting, then this is the role for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognised for the value you bring to the business. We also offer:

- Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

About the Company

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 95 years, we have grown to over 7,500 people united across 21 offices and 16 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region

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