Special Projects Manager - Public Sector

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6788

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the Special Projects Manager, you will work closely with senior leadership across multiple departments to manage the development and delivery of special projects and initiatives.

Client Details

A high-profile government entity with an exciting opportunity to play a key role in developing and delivering strategic plans for the cultural & socio-economic development in Abu Dhabi


* Use the latest project management methodologies to manage and oversee multiple initiatives, often with conflicting timescales and priorities
* Managing transformation projects across multiple departments, working in tandem with key stakeholders to achieve project objectives
* Excellent analytical skills with the ability to leverage findings to develop financial predictions
* Provide continuous support to strategic planning teams to oversee activities and manage risk, as appropriate
* Lead on the preparation of project reports, presentations and executive summaries for senior leadership

Job Offer

* Competitive tax-free salary and package
* Unique opportunity to work closely with senior leadership and manage projects across multiple departments on high-profile initiatives


* Must have an undergraduate degree from a top - tier international university, preferably in the fields of economics, business administration, or project management.
* At least 6 years' experience in strategy and planning, with prior experience managing high-profile projects and initiatives
* Exposure to engagements within the Tourism and/or Culture sectors is highly preferred
* Strong problem solving, research and analytical skills, along with expertise in conducting feasibility studies and designing presentations to share findings
* Arabic language is preferred, but not essential. The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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