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Project Manager
Full time at Road and Transport Authority in Dubai, UAE

Project Manager Full time at Road and Transport Authority in Dubai, UAE

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Posted on May 6, 2020

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Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Take full responsibility the definition, documentation and successful completion of complex projects

  • Develop and documents project plans, work break down structures, stakeholder analysis, risks and issues logs, communication plans and other documents as per PMO methodology

  • Facilitate projects scoping and business priority setting and obtains formal agreement by stakeholders and recipients to scope and requirements and establishes a baseline to commence projects

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

  • Responsible for preparing and publishing Request for Proposals (RfP) based on the business case, project requirements, and standard service level agreements in collaboration with enterprise architects, business analysts, and procurement department.

  • Ensure the competent vendors are selected in a transparent and a fair manner through RTA’s official vendor evaluation process

  • Ensure that management is both aware of and able to provide the required resources, and that available resources are properly utilized and accounted for.

  • Provide effective leadership to the project team, and takes appropriate action where team performance deviates from agreed RTA tolerance levels

  • Monitor and controls schedules and costs against projects plans

  • Ensure that quality reviews occur on schedule and according to RTA enterprise architecture and IT quality assurance policies and procedures

  • Monitor and reports on the progress of projects and ensures transparent and prompt communication to all relevant project stakeholders

  • Ensure that projects are aligned with RTA PMO and portfolio management methodologies and plans and provide appropriate reporting to the portfolio and PMO teams

  • Foresee potential risks associated with project scope time and cost, ensure risk response and mitigation plan are in place, executed and reported.

  • Identifies where change is required, plans for variations and ensures that change management protocols are implemented

  • Collect contract performance data and monitors performance against KPIs, monitors compliance with RTA Terms and Conditions and take appropriate steps to address non-compliance issues

  • Coordinate and manages planning of the acceptance testing, training, and transitioning to operations and support

  • Manage project closure activities including sign-off and ensures that all project deliverables are completed and handed over according to contractual requirements

  • Manage the documentation of user guides and support and maintenance procedures to improve adoption and continuous support and maintenance operations

  • Manage transitioning of service level agreements and ensures vendors adherence to service level terms during implementation

  • Evaluate project team performance and vendor performance and develops reports to concerned department and PMO

  • Manage project post implementation review to create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements. Share success of the project and its achievements to all stakeholders and provide lessons learnt and recommendations to improve PMO related standards and procedures

  • Supervise junior project managers within section and the department.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position when appropriate.

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