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Project Manager


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP962-670

Job description / Role

Key Responsibilities

- Responsible to work during the inception phase of UAE based infrastructure focused projects covering RFP generation/response, project scaling/definition and contract/statement of work creation
- Initiate awarded projects, supervise progress and performance of multiple projects and teams across a range of diverse projects
- Manage stakeholders including executives, manage track and report project progress
- Accountable for project time, cost and quality while managing and mitigating associated project risks and issues
- Responsible for rack and device installations to best practice standards
- Manage and motivate a mixed workforce of internal and outsourced resources to achieve maximum efficiency and results
- Work with clients to achieve the project objectives with relevant status reporting
- Lead a technical work team with a wide variety of complex functions in a high pressure environment
- Build and manage strong relationship with internal/External client and third party vendors

Technical Skills

- Scope and concept definition
- Proposal writing
- Estimating, cost modelling and budgeting
- Planning and determining and documenting project objectives
- Define project scope and list project products
- Determine project constraints
- Select project approach
- Determine project standards
- Assess project risks
- Create project plans
- Define work breakdown structure
- Determine activity dependencies
- Define project milestones
- Determine project organization
- Vendor management
- Estimate effort
- Allocate resources
- Schedule activities
- Develop budget
- Assess project risks
- Knowledge transfer as appropriate
- Operational support knowledgeable
- Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
- Strong presentation skills


Required Certifications/Qualifications

- At least 7 - 10 years demonstrable experience of successfully managing integration, infrastructure and concept to design projects of various sizes and complexities, preferably from an IT services industry environment or related area with a focus on technology, management and policy
- Bachelor's Degree or above in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Business Management or a related field

Required Certifications

- Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Certified Program Management Professional (PGMP) - desirable
- Certified PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) - desirable
- TOGAF or equivalent - desirable
- ITIL Foundation

About the Company

DarkMatter is transforming the cyber security landscape. Headquartered in the UAE and operating globally, we're the region's first and only fully integrated digital defence and cyber security consultancy and implementation firm. Our elite team of global experts deliver advanced, next-generation solutions to governments and enterprises across the cyber security spectrum.

We help clients simplify the enormous complexity of today's ever-evolving cyber threats. Our vision is to protect the future by securing its technologies. Innovation and Research are cornerstones to our development and the activities in these areas underpin our entire range of offerings, including Secure Communications, Public Key Infrastructure and Big Data & Analytics products.

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Project Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 21,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience