Head Project Manager / Project Manager Office (PMO)

  • Posting Date: 30/03/2022
  • Ref: 9337
  • Position: Head Project Manager / Project Manager Office (PMO)
  • Location: KSA
  • City: Northern Region
  • Sector: Contracting and Construction
  • Years of Experience 10+ Years
  • Qualification: Engineering Degree
  • Salary: Undisclosed
  • Description:
    • Project Management Governance:
      • Establish the PMO role and operating model (e.g. centralized or decentralized, areas of focus).
      • Set standards for project management capabilities, including certifications and qualifications for Project Managers, success measurement criteria, methodologies, tools to be used, etc.
      • Create a ‘Centre of Excellence’ to nurture project management practitioners and share knowledge of industry best practices.
      • Monitor compliance with policies and standards.
    • Project Management Team Leadership:
      • Establish the PMO organization structure, hiring and managing staffing requirements in line with project objectives.
      • Oversee the delegation of work to Project Managers, Program Managers and Business Analysts.
      • Set annual performance targets for individuals and the team and conduct performance reviews.
    • Project Tracking & Monitoring:
      • Track and provide project status and audit reports.
      • Manage the risk, issue and change resolution process, and work with other leaders to take corrective action as needed.
      • Oversee Project Managers for the delivery of projects/programs on time, within scope and on budget.
    • Project Prioritization
      • Provide executive leaders with the information needed to assess which proposals have the highest potential value, impact and strategic alignment.
      • Interface with executives to define project priorities and implementation opportunities and challenges, and keep them up-to-date with project risks and opportunities.
      • Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Must-haves)
      • Expert-level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes and approaches (e.g. Project and Portfolio Management Methodology – PPM).
      • Budget, cost and profitability management skills.
    • Knowledge of resource management tools.
      • Credibility as a senior-level project leader.
      • Strategic Thinking: Ability to juggle multiple goals and deadlines in the context of the big picture.
      • Team Leadership & Development: Ability to mentor, coach and effectively transfer expertise to others.
      • Facilitation, Negotiation & Problem Resolution Skills: Ability to build a strong network and relationships at executive levels with technology and solutions, customers and vendor groups.
      • Resilience and resourcefulness.

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