Project Manager

Airlines & Aviation Full Time

Website The Emirates Group

Emirates connects the world to, and through, our global hub in Dubai. We operate modern, efficient and comfortable aircraft, and our culturally diverse workforce delivers award-winning services to our customers across six continents every day.

Project Manager

Job Purpose
JOB PURPOSE
Plan, manage and successfully deliver projects, in compliance with the project practices, standards and processes of the Company, or represent the Department in other large scale business projects within the Group. Ensure that projects meet the defined business requirements and achieve the stipulated business benefits within agreed timescales, cost and scope, leading the project throughout from initiation to closure.
JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES LINKED TO OBJECTIVE AREAS
– Ensure regular review of project delivery performance. Contribute to improvement of systems, procedures and standards to improve capabilities, assisting the senior management team in continual process, quality and productivity improvement.
– Ensure on time, in scope and within budget delivery of all assigned projects. Initiate and manage projects through all stages to ensure that their progress, quality and the outputs in key result areas are consistent with the scope and targets envisaged in the project charter. Where it becomes necessary, take appropriate corrective actions in consultation with the department and support functions, concerned. Ensure on time, in scope and within budget delivery of all assigned projects to ensure that –
a. Projects are scoped and initiated in collaboration with Internal Stakeholders and other support functions, agreeing project objectives, desired outcomes, milestones, roles and responsibilities, with the department heads which are encapsulated with appropriate service levels in agreed project charters.
b. Projects are planned professionally and are then reflected in the Project register/ Planning tool of the department. The plan must be realistic, maintained and properly resourced
c. Project stakeholders are managed properly for the duration of the project to achieve smooth implementation and quick realisation of benefits
d. Delivery is within the approved timeframe and within agreed cost, driving down costs wherever possible and targeting early delivery
e. Functional solutions meet agreed requirements and customer expectations, are maintainable and meet documented and agreed criteria.
f. IT system solutions are adequately planned, designed in line with corporate standards and tested, covering all risk aspects
g. Risks and issues are assessed and mitigation/ management strategies are designed and agreed with respective stakeholders prior to implementation.
h. Timely, appropriate and accurate project information and reporting are provided to the Project Sponsor and stakeholders and/or steering board members, as well as to other departments which may be affected by the project outcomes
i. An implementation and training concept is developed and organised as required by and agreed with the relevant Department or Business unit on a network wide basis.
j. Conflict or disagreements arising from issues or concerns connected with projects are managed appropriately to resolve issues and concerns and mitigate risks
k. Ongoing system support is designed and implemented with the project ‘go live’ phase.
– Ensure that business requirements are fully analysed, challenged, understood and documented so that user requirements and defined solutions meet those business needs, identifying alternatives and added value wherever possible.
– Initiate and manage projects through all stages to ensure that their progress, quality and the outputs in key result areas are consistent with the scope and targets envisaged in the project charter. Where it becomes necessary, take appropriate corrective actions in consultation with the department and support functions, concerned.
Qualifications & Experience
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
Human Resources/ Other :

Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) in a related subject (HR, Business, Humanities) Professional accreditation preferred (CIPD, AHRI or equivalent)
5 years’ experience in an HR or Project Management Capacity.
Knowledge/skills:
Generic Project role:
Expert Knowledge of airline industry standards, and core business functions and systems preferred.
Should be practical and innovative with the ability to manage cross-functional teams at a multinational level.
Knowledge of a variety of project management methodologies and practices.
Demonstrable exposure to:
a. Project management
b. Change implementation planning and management
c. Systems Development Management
d. Project Management tools
e. Application support
Salary & Benefits
Join us in Dubai and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary and travel benefits that are exclusive to our industry, including discounts on flights and hotels stays around the world. You can find out more information about our employee benefits in the Working Here section of our website www.emirates.com/careers. Further information on what’s it like to live and work in our cosmopolitan home city, can be found in the Dubai Lifestyle section.

To apply for this job please visit www.emiratesgroupcareers.com.

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