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Project Manager

Propel Consult

Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP127-1557

Job description / Role

Established in the 18th century our client is the largest and oldest worldwide insurance company. They have over 15 offices around the world. They are currently looking for a Project Manager for their office in Dubai.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The role involves planning and managing the delivery of one or more discrete projects. You will manage the projects on a day to day basis, establishing the project structure, roles and teams; developing and maintaining plans; identifying and managing risks; and monitoring and reporting progress. You will work with key stakeholders to clarify project outputs, timescales, milestones, costs, quality criteria and target benefits; and provide leadership, guidance and coaching to the project team. You will be an experienced manager, and have strong communication and relationship management skills.

• Defining and agreeing project scope, outputs, timescales, milestones, costs, quality criteria and target benefits to ensure business requirements are understood and agreed
• Defining and establishing the project structure, roles and teams to ensure efficient and effective project delivery
• Planning, managing, monitoring and reporting on the work of project teams to deliver the outputs to the agreed timescales, costs, and quality criteria
• Ensuring adherence to the plan in progress, escalation of variance to the plan, re-planning to bring the project back on schedule
• Managing project risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies, and benefits to enable the achievement of project objectives
• Management of the Project Steering Committee, and submitting timely reports on project progress using agreed templates to inform other governance committees and the Middle East Change Board
• Use of standard Company Project Management tools and templates
• Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders to enable the achievement of project objectives
• Assembling, managing, motivating and coaching project staff and teams to deliver agreed project and personal objectives
• Ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of their team
• Ensuring effective team development


Qualifications & Experience:

• Relevant degree and certification
• 5 to 10 years of experience
• Experience of successfully delivering large scale transformation projects
• Project Management training and / or certifications
• Insurance industry experience preferred but not prerequisite

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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Project Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 24,500

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