Senior Project Manager

Publicis Sapient
Dubai

73 days ago

Senior Manager, Project/Program Management

Years of education: 8-12+ years of experience in Project/Program Management
Education: Bachelor's degree required, Agile Scrum Master.
Highly experienced professional with a proven track record of planning, delivering and leading large complex programs. People Manager in a client facing agency function with responsibilities for a mid-size portfolio of projects. Proven communication, mentoring, and team-building skills.

Detailed description:

  • Manages project direction, execution and deliverables within each domain. Participates in client strategic planning processes.
  • The Senior Manager manages high complexity client engagements and run a portfolio of accounts. He or she will be shaping, planning and delivering projects of a high complexity.
  • Managing a portfolio of projects, the Senior Manager will ensure client and agencies objectives are met as per the project scope, budget and timeline.
  • Own and lead the end-to-end delivery lifecycle of high/medium complex and large-scale projects
  • Providing Project Management expertise to support design and implementation work
  • Planning and estimating delivery work
  • Leading on-shore, near-shore and off-shore account teams
  • Running multiple parallel projects
  • Driving forward delivery of high quality work on-time and on-budget
  • Managing senior client stakeholder expectations and third-party vendors
  • Using a variety of delivery methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall

Immediate Project/Client description:
·Government client, multiple business verticals with a core coordinative team comprising of IT and Marketing.
·The scope of the programme is to develop an experience platform
·Key challenge is defining a detailed plan, with fixed dates for inputs from the Client Business, IT, Marketing as well as our Consulting, UX, Design and Dev teams, breaking them down in to the sprints and meeting deadlines
oWe have to present the re-baselined plan by the 18th of Nov, which will involve working collaboratively with our teams and the client w/c 11th and with only 3-4 days to pull it together.
oThereafter we will need close monitoring of each of the committed dates
·Partially offshore team
·Abu Dhabi and Dubai based

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