Project Director

  • AED 40,000 - 45,000 Per Month
  • Permanent
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 19223

Project Director – Development & Design Advisory – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

On behalf of our client; a highly strategic and creative company with multifaceted projects, we are currently shortlisting for a tenacious and adaptable Project Director with exceptional project management experience. The company offers the ideal environment for a highly motivated, imaginative, strategic, and entrepreneurial Project Director to flourish and deliver outstanding work on exciting nation-building initiatives and projects. Your ability to develop a deep understanding of your clients, their goals, and aspirations will be critical to your success. With the ability to anticipate their requirements and enjoy the challenge of looking beyond the brief, always going above and beyond their expectations.

 

Job Purpose

With a solid track record of project management and proven leadership skills, this will enable you to orchestrate project timelines, budgets and deliverables as well as manage internal and external stakeholder relationships to meet and exceed client expectations.

 

Responsibilities

Overseeing and driving the successful orchestration and delivery of your projects through efficient

management of internal and external stakeholders.

Managing a team of direct reports with ongoing mentorship and guidance towards project and

client management.

Deputize for the Senior Project Director when they are not in office, leading and managing the

Projects Teams to ensure seamless project delivery.

Competent in managing complex large-scale projects with numerous interdependent workstreams and stakeholders.

Conducting regular client meetings to provide project status updates, presenting key outputs, along with relevant stakeholders, with the drive and the ability to add value to the project.

Producing and overseeing regular project reports to the client and key stakeholders

(daily/weekly/monthly/milestone completion).

 

Financial:

Clearly understand and forecast monthly/quarterly financial performance against team targets

(e.g. weekly and monthly pipeline targets).

Taking ownership of all monies owed (receivables) and invoices to ensure timely client payment.

Meeting budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis.

Clearly understanding the contractual process, including project legal documentation, financials &

proposals.

Preparing and assigning project costs for proposals, based on a thorough understanding of project

scope requirements and allocation of resources to execute.

 

Business Development:

Create proposals and close agreements/proposals.

Maximize revenue opportunities successfully with existing clients.

Input to new business responses and RFP submissions in an accurate and timely manner.

Identify new business opportunities with new and existing clients.

 

Team Management

Manage and motivate the project team to deliver against timelines, budget and the highest

standards of quality ensuring the creation and maintenance of comprehensive project

documentation including spreadsheets, project implementation plans, critical paths etc.

Manage direct reports and provide mentorship and clear direction for career growth and

development.

Effective upward management: liaise effectively with Senior Management through clear

communications keeping them apprised of progress and any challenges.

 

Qualification and Experience:

Qualification:

Degree Qualified

Professional Project Management qualifications would be an advantage.

Highly proficient using the full Microsoft suite of products as well as Keynote.

Regular travel from Dubai to Riyadh/Jeddah.

 

Experience:

To succeed, you will need a proven track record of project management at a senior level, gained over a minimum of 10 years experience.

Experience working with government entities, from a Management Consultancy, Design or Brand

Consultancy, or Event Planning and Production background is highly desirable – although your specific industry background will be less important than your attitude, ability, and propensity to learn quickly on the job.

 

In return

In return, you will be offered a generous compensation package, which will include a guaranteed basic and bonus.

 

What to do next?

Expressions of interest are welcome to be emailed to nicky.harrison@mrgglobal.com – of the Management Recruitment Group. Applications should consist of a CV and cover letter.

Applications are open until the role is filled.

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