Senior Stakeholder Manager

Faithful+Gould

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: SP117-132

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are looking for Senior Stakeholder Manager in UAE.

Responsibilities:

- To achieve the client's objectives, a Program Management Office is to set up the required delivery tools, systems, processes, and procedures.
- The PMO will plan, coordinate and guide the townships, while continuously improving organizational performance across the program.
- The overall responsibilities and duties under this role are to manage and support the planning, and management of stakeholders, agencies, firms, interfaces/dependencies and coordination with third parties involved, potentially across multiple projects, PMC, Government entities, Utility providers, Engineering/design offices, Construction contractors, Service provider and Management Consultants for achieving long-term relations, trust, and program approval(s).
- This role will have full responsibility of the performance of regional teams, and delivery of agreed governance framework/processes. Moreover, client support is expected for development and monitoring of various memorandum of understanding (MOU)/agreements.
- Delivery and Assurance of the analysis, development, implementation, and monitoring of the relevant Approach, Strategies, Plans and Performance until satisfactory Programme close-out(s).
- Ownership and maintenance of the project at PMO level Stakeholders & Interfaces processes, procedures and performance.
- Proper utilizations of PMIS / SharePoint / BI solutions including stakeholders' inventory, registers, maps, reports, dashboards, etc
- Maintain and update the stakeholders' mapping/registers/plans as stakeholder's roles change throughout the programme duration.
- Identify key stakeholders and support development of engagement strategies/plans considering needs of the PMO/individual projects.
- Leading role in maintaining & controlling relationships with stakeholders in accordance with specific engagement/permits Plans.
- Supporting the Project Teams in understanding/mapping the Statutory Approvals process relative to the project and those approvals required to progress up to close-out of the project and bring the asset into operation.
- Interrogate and understand the Statutory Approvals Register at various Programme level(s) to feed into the plans and monthly report.
- Assist the technical teams in reviewing the various development proposals across the programme and ensuring that the land-ownership-rights has been fully identified / documented.
- Prepare/Lead regular internal & external approvals/permits related communications, presentations and summaries (Arabic especially and English).
- Review various stakeholders related reports in a timely manner.

Communications and Working Relationships:
- Director Stakeholders & Interfaces/Technical Team
- Master Planners, PMCs, Contractors, engineering design offices, construction contractors, local service provider etc
- Management Consultants
- Investors, other public entities
- Media/Event Management firms

Requirements

Required Skills:

- Minimum 12 years relevant experience
- Similar scale initiatives/programs stakeholders/interfaces related background.
- Technical knowledge of: government entities requirements for approvals/ permits and design/construction of facilities, utilities, infrastructure, and/or real-estate developments; along with related projects/deliverables.
- Bachelor of Engineering/Science/Economics preferred from an accredited local or internal University; provision of registration with Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE).
- Certified Project professional [i.e. PMP, PRINCE2]
- Owner/PMO experience preferred, PMP/PRINCE2 credentials preferred
- Productive supervision of subordinates including adequate planning, monitoring and control
- Ability to manage a small team on PMO/projects.
- Effective team control and building of team spirit/culture
- Excellent communications skills; including report writing/presentation skills

Rewards & Benefits:

- We offer an excellent package which includes:
- A competitive salary
- Transportation allowance
- Medical and life insurance cover
- Annual leave
- Medical and life insurance cover
- Company gratuity scheme
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- Annual flight allowance to point of origin
- Employee Well-Being Programme - 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants;

SNC Lavalin's Faithful+Gould business is one of the world's leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients' interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.
Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning. Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting - and then developing - brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It's precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

About the Company

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

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