Senior Manager / Manager - Business Transformation


Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP327-554

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Work closely with senior internal and external stakeholders on transformational initiatives across all business lines and operating companies to deliver tangible improvements to customer satisfaction, collaboration, operating efficiency, controls and financial performance.

Build and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders and third party consultants to understand business requirements, align objectives, drive progress & accountability of project from conception to completion.

Functional Accountabilities:

• Lead and deliver transformation initiatives across departments, functions, and group activities.
• Manage external consultants and drive internal stakeholders to deliver strategic transformation projects on time, on budget.
• Manage the delivery of transformation initiatives including: initiating, planning, executing, controlling & reporting, closing and adequate measurement tools and processes to drive adoption and results.
• Identify and resolve issues whilst keeping project on track - budget, resource allocation, key assumption changes and other miscellaneous challenges
• Manage external consultants associated with the transformation initiatives (from RFP preparation, agreement on scope, fee negotiation to project delivery and post mortem analysis).
• Provide transparent and timely updates on activities and performance.
• Maintains confidentiality of all information shared at all times
• Comply with company and functional governance and control requirements


• Project Management expert with regional experience
• Project Management Professional (PMP), Six-Sigma Belt certification preferred
• Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle in line with scope, budget, timeline and reporting to senior management
• Excellent analytical skills; proven ability to solve problems creatively
• Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
• Minimum Bachelors in Finance / Business Management
• At least 5 years with managerial experience in leading & delivering projects
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to convince & collaborate with senior management
• Assertive & performance driven, with the ability to function autonomously
• Creative approach to problem solving, track record with highly effective teams
• Attention to detail, having delivered tangible value addition in current role

About the Company

maptalent are experts at delivering quality recruitment and human capital solutions across the Middle East, United States and United Kingdom.   

Having highly experienced teams based out of our offices’ in Dubai, Los Angeles and Birmingham specialising in the recruitment of professionals across a wide range of sectors including contracting, power, energy, consultancy, architecture, infrastructure, fit-out and mechanical electrical engineering. 

maptalent is a partner managed business with staff we consider to be the best in their field. With nearly 80 years combined international recruitment experience maptalent has capacity to provide challenging and successful recruitment solutions. 

If you are looking for a position in the Middle East, USA or the UK or you are wanting to find out where maptalent can add value to your recruitment process then get in contact.

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