Associate Director / Project Manager

Ignite Search & Selection

Dubai, UAE

Ref: OP555-772

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Ignite Service and Selection are currently looking for an experienced IT Project Manager at Associate Director level for a role based in Dubai. Our client is a huge specialist within the IT Industry in the UAE and are looking to add an experienced Associate Director with a strong IT background to their company. Must have managed large programs / multiple large-scale projects for clients with complex and heterogeneous technology landscape, covering the full SDLC.

· To be considered for this role you must have 15 years + experience in IT system Integration projects working in GCC.


Candidate requirements for this role are as follows,

· 15 years plus experience in IT system Integration projects working in GCC
· Strong experience in delivering projects using multiple methodologies – Waterfall, Agile Scrum/Safe methodologies.
· Experienced in Digital transformation journeys of the customer in technology areas including Data, Digital Engineering and Cloud.
· Strong understanding of delivery, include contracting,
· Should have PMP/PRINCE or equivalent certification
· Strong understanding of technology trends and usage in business areas
· Industry-specific technology and product knowledge
· Ability to identify and drive issues to a quick resolution while balancing the needs of the business, the customer and the team.
· Proven record in the team and organizational leadership skills working with senior management and individual contributors
· Strong experience and understanding of upsell/ cross-sell to grow footprint in the designated account(s).
· Working experience with a consulting or technology integration company is highly desired
· Good communication skill in English and Arabic
· Flexibility in working across KSA as per project needs.

About the Company

Ignite Search & Selection is a leading Recruitment Agency in the Middle East. Ignite's team of specialist recruiters now works across a range of sectors including Legal, Digital/Technology, Retail/FMCG, Construction and Engineering.

We pride ourselves on given both clients and candidates expert market knowledge in our chosen sectors. We value getting a detailed understanding of our clients and candidates expectations to find the perfect fit for all parties.

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