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Senior IT project manager

Atyaf eSolutions is recruiting Senior IT project manager with the following skill set.

Requirements :

  • At least 7 years experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), more experience will be highly prioritized.
  • At least 7 years experience in IT Project Management, more experience will be highly prioritized
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in IT / computer science / Software engineering
  • Industry certifications equal or above PMP / Prince II (Additional certifications like Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) etc. shall be considered as add-on credentials.)
  • Expertise in using the tools like MS Project, MS TFS, MS Visio etc.
  • Experience in software solutions like ERP
  • Must be fluent in English and Arabic.
  • Ability to work across cultural and organizational boundaries, and operate successfully in an intense business environment.
  • Experience in working under stress and responding to deadlines imposed by emergency situations
  • Relationship management planning and negotiations skillset
  • Excellent management abilities with strategic vision
  • Determined and diplomatic in nature
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge on Internet of Things, Cloud data services
  • Experience in Process improvement
  • Experience in Customs domain

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying stakeholders and building various teams from the dedicated employees of stakeholders and managing their involvement to accomplish the objectives of the project
  • Defining project milestones and developing high-level and detailed project plans including timelines, resources allocation for all project tasks
  • Defining the teams’ objectives and directing them on project tasks, facilitating to eliminate the productivity barriers and promoting the collaboration among all project teams
  • Acting as the single point of contact for all team resources allocation and handle situations that deviate resources from accomplishing the project assignments
  • Building all essential documents and / or get them built by relevant stakeholders and keep them updated with all emerging changes from time to time
  • Re-scheduling, re-prioritizing the project tasks based on demanding situations and accommodating change requests in to the project timeline, updating the project plans accordingly and re-distributing among stakeholders
  • Holding vendor responsible to deliver all the objectives of the project as per agreed and signed documentation with defined and / or expected quality within the time and budget
  • Defining and practicing all policies, procedures, working models, review and approval workflows, methods of working and approaches to be adopted, templates of various documents used, issue tracking models, reporting methods, escalation methods, success and failure benchmarks for project milestones, KPIs used in different areas of project execution, modes of correspondences / communication etc. that are essential for successful implementation of IT projects
  • Managing the Data Migration activities from old to new project
  • Identifying possible risks and mitigate them with collaboration of all required stakeholders
  • Managing the Change Requests benefitting client in all possible aspects like financial, timelines and deliverables etc.
  • Making minutes of every important meeting and get these minutes approved by all responsible participants
  • Tracking and ensuring the various direct and cross-functional project tasks and underlying sub-projects that might be happening in sequential and / or in parallel are progressing as per time schedules with defined and / or expected quality
  • Providing both high-level and granular reports on different aspects of the project progress from time to time to Client management and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintaining the documents repository along with all versions for further reference
  • Validating the invoices raised by vendor against the accomplishment of agreed milestones in the project execution
  • All other deemed responsibilities of Project Management though not specified above.