PwC Middle East

Tax & Legal Services - MERC TLS - Project Manager - Dubai

Location
Dubai
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
06 May 2024
Closes
06 Jun 2024
Ref
526813WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Description

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 8,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Our regional team operates across the Middle East bringing international experience delivered within the context of the region and its culture. We can bring the collective knowledge and experience of more than 328,000 people across the entire global PwC network in advisory, assurance and tax to help you find the value you are looking for.

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Government and Private Sector (G&PS) practice, within the Project Management Office services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations balance long-term strategies and short-term imperatives to optimise their investments and strategic activity required to achieve the organisation’s business objectives. We help enhance organisations project performance by identifying alternative project approaches, consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy, setting the tone and pace of projects from the outset, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from agile project delivery. As part of our team, you’ll help our clients understand what makes business transformation projects successful, from project delivery structures and business engagement models to key technical issues and ongoing learning and improvement. We share knowledge and experience to complement our clients’ existing capabilities which propels them to the next level of portfolio delivery.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a high-growth team, where you will play a key role in developing and delivering strategy-based projects to clients in the Government and Public Sector in the Middle East. We focus on helping solve client problems by offering both strategic and operational expertise. We pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships with organisations, always ensuring that we are able to bring the best insights and solutions to help them tackle whatever critical issues they may face. You will be part of PwC’s G&PS Project Management Office team, interacting with industry professionals and experts who will help you build and deploy the strong project management skills required to be part of large-scale nationwide transformation initiatives. You will be exposed to the PwC proprietary methodologies and tools built from experiences from numerous prior engagements and leading practices, to enable you to efficiently and effectively deliver to our clients in a timely and reliable manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and run a wide variety of projects for our clients in the Government and Public Sector in the Middle East
  • Maintain mechanisms to manage change control, risks and issues within specific projects
  • Identify project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards
  • Document any business requirements for specific initiatives/projects
  • Organize the activities of specific project areas
  • Monitor project budgets and prepare regular status reports
  • Evaluate project outcomes in terms of quality, consistency, accuracy, overall value, completion dates and provider performance
  • Ensure the recording and maintenance of a project database containing all related information, (e.g., data, documents, reports etc.)
  • Lead knowledge building and sharing, using knowledge management methodologies, techniques, and processes
  • Coordinate with others to utilise learning and development tools and techniques to analyse, identify and communicate requirements for change
  • Understand the Voice of the Client and gain a deep understanding of the client’s issues to facilitate the right connections with PwC’s practice groups
  • Collaborate across the PwC global network to identify and drive sales opportunities, build a strong pipeline with a One Firm approach, and facilitate the closing of sales opportunities
  • Support on pursuits and proposals, account management, marketing and communications, client feedback, and operations.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to lead multiple projects
  • Leadership skills to engage with diverse stakeholders
  • 6 - 10 years of experience in a similar role, out of which a minimum of 2 years of experience in a PMO preferably within the Government and Public Sector
  • Familiarity with best practices in PMO structures and operating models
  • Passion about client service, self-motivated, confident, and strong work ethic
  • Successful performance within team environments and enjoy being part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills, having the ability to prioritize workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
  • Experience in overseeing and reporting progress of large-scale projects
  • Knowledge/understanding of the Middle East Government and Public Sector including a deep understanding of global trends in the Government and Public Sector
  • Experience of driving large-scale change
  • Skills in planning and reporting tools, including Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency in Salesforce is an advantage
  • Proficiency in PowerBi and Alteryx is an advantage

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