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Digital Transformation Project Manager

Halian

Sharjah, UAE

Ref: NP559-484

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our Client

A leading UAE based dealer of heavy machinery to the construction sector

Your Responsibilities

• Responsible for ensuring the set objectives of the digital projects are achieved through providing specific project deliverables and reporting in-progress on regular basis to stakeholders and steering committees
• Develop the overall digital projects program including project charters, plans, budgets, structure, schedule and resources requirements necessary to execute the project delivery
• Uses methodological practice across the entire project delivery life cycle including developing a customized project management framework
• Oversee the execution of the deliverables, often coordinating the efforts of IT resources, third party vendors and business to provide the results agreed upon the signed of project proposal or contract
• Apply rigorous project Change Management processes to control scope and timing and budget
• Keep abreast of new developments and systems, seeking ways to apply them to business needs and seek approval based on comprehensive business case
• Protect the interests of the company through establishing transparent & professional relationships with digital solution providers pertaining to solution evaluation, selection, acquisition and implementation as well as post implementation support
• Develop and sustain effective relationship with all business units seeking how IT can add significant business values and meet the business challenges through providing cost effective, timely and high quality digital services
• Initiate and manage contract implementation and execution activities (financial or asset tracking, procurement and enablement
• Assist with negotiations and decision making on contracts, Master Agreements, and/or Statements of Work
• Coordinate financial business approval activities including business case development, tracking and governance
• Ensure contract legal compliance for documented terms and conditions
• Identify and implement cost optimization opportunities
• Operate and deliver results in a highly matrixed, integrated team environment
• Undertake additional duties as requested by IT management
• Establish and manage the plan, including the development of schedules, resource requirements and coordination/integration requirements with third party vendors and business representatives
• Acts as the primary liaison with the business users, including holding status updates, incorporating business-directed changes into the plan, and obtaining final sign-off on the deliverables
• Motivates, directs and coaches project team and others, including such responsibilities as including such responsibilities as the structuring of work priorities and assignments, developing detailed project plans, managing deliverables-related staff performance, and directing deliverables-related training and development activities
• Ensures that deliverables are implemented in a cost-effective manner, achieving results and time commitments within budgeted parameters
• Provides on-going feedback to team members on their performance and contributes to their performance reviews
• Shares knowledge and experience with team members in a manner that enhances the overall performance of the team

Salary:
AED 34000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Family medical and air ticket and schooling

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
• Over 10 years of practical project management experience with track record of achievements of successful delivery of digital projects of high business impact
• Successful implementation of digital solution projects (IoT, BI, eCommerce, digital marketing & Channels, Artificial Intelligence, social media, etc.)
• Strong experience of Salesforce projects implementation (Sales, Service, Field Service, Marketing & eCommerce clouds and CPQ)
• Preferred auto dealership business expertise
• In depth knowledge of Project management methodologies, such as PMI or Prince II and deeply involved in developing in-house corporate project methodology

About the Company

Founded in 1996, Halian is an IT services company with a strong track record of delivering value for our customers across the UK, Europe, The Middle East and Africa.

The experience we have gained means that we can help our clients reduce information technology costs, increase IT systems performance, and free up valuable internal resource to focus on core business activities. Our knowledge base covers a variety of industry sectors including Government, Healthcare, Telecommunications and Pharmaceuticals, as well as a specialist Financial markets capability in our Luxembourg office.

We operate with a culture of openness and trust that helps us to develop strong working relationships with our clients and with our core technology partners Dell, Oracle, Red Hat and Symantec.

Our three key service offerings of Managed Services, Resourcing Services and Professional Services can be used independently or integrated to provide a truly comprehensive service.

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