Contractor: Project Managers

Flint is looking for Project Managers to support our client, a global provider of database and analytics-related software, products, and services.

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling, monitoring, and directing projects for a data warehouse or to implement a solution meeting agreed client requirements and expected business results. The Project Manager requires excellent written and good spoken English skills; including being able to conduct business communication in English. The Project Manager may lead a single project or oversee multiple smaller sub-projects. The Project Manager manages employees and third-party contractors to ensure projects meet established time, cost, technical, and quality objectives. The Project Manager supports projects beginning in the pre-contract sales process and will manage them through closeout. The Project Manager may be supported by additional Project Managers, and/or Lead Consultants. As this is a customer-facing role it is essential that project managers have very strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Project Planning and Organizing – Define project scope, estimate time, cost, and resources requirements. Plan project according to advocated PM Methodology.
  • Assess project risk, develop risk mitigation strategies, and support the sales team to develop contracts and project pricing.
  • Managing Project Implementation – Manage all aspect of post-sale implementation of a project.
  • Coaching – Provide timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge and skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
  • Business Needs Analysis – Ability to define the client’s requirements within the context of their business. Ability to assess the opportunities, benefits, risks, and success factors of a potential solution.
  • Decision-Making – Ability to use logical sound judgment and experience to determine the appropriate course of action based on scenario, procedures, and guidelines, for a given situation.
  • Problem-Solving – Gather and use information needed to develop effective solutions to difficult problems or situations.
  • Facilitation and Meeting Management – Guide the activities of an individual, group, or team toward a desired result or outcome. Drive consensus and team ownership of decisions.
  • Influencing Others – Ability to assert ideas and persuade others to commit action.
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation – Ability to come to sound agreements with counterparts in business or organizational situations where there is disagreement or differences in interest.
  • Procurement/Supplier Management – Estimate, plan, and manage the work of subcontractors and other external project resources. Develop and manage subcontracting agreements.
  • Requirements Analysis and Management – Ability to systematically identify, document, and manage project requirements. Tracing the requirements from source through implementation and verification and controlling all requirements and scope change.
  • Manage System/Technology Integration – Ability to identify and bring together a variety of technologies to deliver a complete information system that supports operational and management objectives with support of specialists.
  • Manage Testing a Data Warehouse – Ability to prepare for, administer, and validate the results of unit, vendor, component integration, system acceptance, deployment readiness, and user acceptance testing to ensure conformance to business, functional, and quality requirements with support of specialists.

Qualifications

  • University graduate in IT or related subject, or business degree with some IT content.
  • PM certification.
  • 5 years of managing complex IT implementations with project value $100K upwards.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong skills in written and spoken English.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Experience in the implementation of data warehouse/ BI projects is essential.
  • Experience of project implementations in the core industries is preferable – Finance services, Telecommunications, Automotive, Retail.
  • Understanding of BI tools, practical experience with BI is preferable.
  • Experience in SW development and implementation is a plus.

 

Location: Saudi Arabia and Egypt with some opportunities in Europe

Please submit your applications by December 17th 2021.

For more information and to apply contact Mark Ormsby at mark.ormsby@flintmail.com

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