Procurement IT Project Manager

Michael Page

UAE

Posted
Ref: HP350-7987

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the Procurement IT Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading IT projects related to procurement systems, processes, and technologies. You will play a key role in driving efficiency, optimising procurement processes and implementing innovative solutions.

Client Details

A prestigious public sector entity with an exciting mandate to deliver innovative solutions across multiple sectors

Description

* Lead the planning, execution, budgeting and monitoring of IT projects related to procurement systems, including software implementations, integrations, and enhancements
* Manage relationships with software vendors, consultants and service providers to ensure adherence to project scope, time lines and quality standards
* Identify project risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimise potential impacts
* Develop and implement change management plans to facilitate user adoption of new systems and technologies
* Communicate project status, risks and issues to key stakeholders, ensuring transparency and alignment with project goals
* Implement quality assurance processes to ensure systems meet functional requirements and user expectations
* Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance procurement IT capabilities, streamline processes, and leverage emerging technologies

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary
* Significant opportunity for exposure across multiple subsidiaries of the entity

Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience)
* Minimum of 10 years of experience in IT project management, with a focus on procurement systems, ERP systems or related technologies. Experience in consulting and/or change management a significant plus
* Proven track record of successfully managing end-to-end IT projects with extensive knowledge of agile and waterfall project management methodologies
* Excellent communication, negotiation and stakeholder management skills with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment and influence at all levels
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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AED 19,500

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