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Program Project Manager - IT Infrastructure - 2 + 6 Month Contract

Manpower Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP647-2527

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Provision of resource to Corporate Planning Team to undertake role of Planning Manager to facilitate the identification of strategic issues and their corresponding investment requirements and development of individual business cases aligned to Clients strategies. The resource shall undertake the following and/or any other duties requested by the Head – Investment Planning

• Strategy Translation – Support in the translation of time-bound problems / opportunities from Clients strategies into a pipeline of structured investment initiatives
• Business Case preparation – In collaboration with relevant stakeholder groups, develop detailed Business Cases with multiple options, measurable criteria and demonstrable contribution to Clients strategic objectives and metrics
• Investment Plan – Ensure the portfolio pipeline is sufficiently and continuously populated with endorsed initiatives that facilitate a centralised portfolio prioritisation model
• Benefit Management - Develop Benefit Realisation Plans to enable identification, measurement and realisation of benefits against investment initiatives

The resource will have as a minimum the following technical competences
• Stakeholder Engagement Planning
• Requirements Analysis
• Scope Management Planning
• Work Breakdown Structuring
• Schedule Planning
• Project Financial Planning
• Risk Management Planning
• Benefit Definition
• Benefit Realisation Planning


Professional Qualifications
• Financial professional qualification desired
• Portfolio/Programme/project management qualification desired
• Master of Business Administration is an added advantage
• At least 5 years of leadership experience of large programme teams with direct and indirect reports
• At least 3 years of strategic planning experience

• More than 7 years of experience in relevant roles in investment planning and business case formulation
• Airport industry experience is an added advantage

Tools and Systems Experience
• Knowledge of portfolio/programme/project management
• MS Project
• Clarity (preferable)
• MS Project
• Clarity

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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Project Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 22,000

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