Transformation Officer | Hays | Dubai

Job description

4 Transformation Project Managers Required, Based in Dubai and Offshore, 2 Years Contract, Unique Opportunity
My client has an exciting and unique opportunity for 4 Project Managers to be based offshore in locations such as Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Dominican Republic and Tanzania implementing People, Processes and Technology in a long term multi million dollar transformation programme.
Your new role is a management leadership role accountable for the successful end-to-end delivery of one or more business transformation projects of medium to high complexity.
Project delivery will be mainly in offshore locations, implementing the first class operating model adapted to meet the needs of the local environment.
The transformation will involve the implementation of a new operating model based on people, process, technology and information management using tools and processes developed.
In most cases the transformation will be based around changing the operating model of the client administration from one of being paper based, to one being paper free in terms of its customer facing service offerings, and its internal management of processes.
As a general principle the roles that will report to the project manager (at different times) will be
The number and type of roles reporting to you will depend on the complexity of the project being undertaken.
Business and system analysts to undertake “as-is” and “to-be” assessments
Subject matter experts from the client country and internal
Information technology resources involved with establishing and aligning the architectural and infrastructure considerations of the client country to Dubai technologies; development resources needed to configure existing technologies to meet the legislative and policy requirements of the client country; testing, implementing and support staff.
Human resources staff to assist in organisational design, training and people selection for new roles
Information Management specialists
Processes and policy writers
You will need to be a courageous, strategic, innovative and risk taking leader to be successful in this project,
You will have a degree in a relevant discipline e.g. business, project management or relevant project stream (i.e. Process re-engineering, HR, Information Technology or Information Management) with a relevant Project Management qualification such as PMP or Prince2
You will have a proven track record of leading large transformation projects for 10-15 years or more at offshore sites and previous experience in the logistics supply chain, or working with regulatory agencies
We would like you to have demonstrated experience in successfully completing projects on time, within scope and budget.
Having experience in Customs transformation projects will be an advantage to this role, but is not essential.
In return, you will receive a generous tax free salary, accommodation and food allowance when offshore and the opportunity to really establish yourself within a unique multi million dollar transformation programme.
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