Project/Program Manager

Our client, a very large MNC in the IT industry are seeking candidates for the position of Project/Program Manager
. This is a contract staffing position under Manpower for 6+ months
Job Description:
The individual is responsible for day to day planning, coordination and execution of the company’s innovation efforts at IoE Innovation Center.
Functional Requirements & Skills:

• Defines and documents business process and procedures
• Influences, coordinates and negotiates among several cross-functional teams
• Drives coordination, project management, tracking and collaboration between cross-functional team members in multiple functions (Engineering, Finance, Accounting, HR, Marketing, PR,
• Develops and manages innovation strategy and roadmap for the IoE Innovation Center
• Manages and supervises Innovation Center programs (opportunity definition, business plan, scope, requirements, project management, and execution) related to different types of external stakeholders (startups, incubators, universities, partners, etc.). Arranges and maintains multiple projects along with priorities
• Actively connects with internal partners across the company and involves legal, marketing, PR and other teams in program execution. Influences, coordinates and negotiates among several cross-functional teams
• Develops external ecosystem around the IoE Innovation Center (scouting for potential partners, building partner relations, managing joint projects and initiatives with startups, universities, etc)
• Drives ongoing internal and external awareness of innovation programs
• Engages with the IoE Innovation Center program and other IoE Innovation Centers to support corporate initiatives at the local Innovation Center
• Supports day to day document flow and activities of the IoE Innovation Center
• Tracks and supports reporting activities for the center operations

Job Details

Date Posted: 2015-04-30
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Technology/IT
Company Industry: Information Technology

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management

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