Senior Project Manager

GForces is a leading supplier of ecommerce technology and software to the automotive industry. We provide the digital tools and support that enables vehicle manufacturers and retailers to sell new and used vehicles online to connected consumers. We’re helping the automotive industry prepare for a future where the entire vehicle buying journey is facilitated online. Through NetDirector® Auto-e, our class-leading software platform, we deliver user experiences that seamlessly integrate traditional showroom and digital dealership touchpoints.

We’re driving change in the automotive digital space at a global level. Our software and platform is used by OEMs, the world's largest dealer groups, and independent retailers throughout the UK, the Americas, Europe, APAC, MENA, the Far East, and Australia. 

 

The Role

Ensure that a project is completed on time and within budget, that the project's objectives are met and that the project team are doing their job properly. Oversee the project to ensure the desired result is achieved, the most efficient resources are used and the different stakeholders involved are satisfied. Facilitate the continuous growth of the business by supporting sales opportunities and driving profitability of the department.

 

Key Responsibilities

§  Supporting the sales targets within the business through close working with sales colleagues, keeping a tight project scope and assisting with new opportunities to the business.

§  Oversee the costing and billing of projects.

§  Provide accurate profit and loss forecasting and reporting throughout a project’s lifecycle.

§  Oversee and manage the delivery of multiple projects across the business ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget.

§  Communicating and documenting project status and strategic recommendations to clients, team members and senior stakeholders on a regular basis; escalating issues accordingly via the appropriate channels.

§  Provide expertise and knowledge to clients to drive profitability, improve quality and help them achieve their strategic goals and objectives.

§  Monitoring day-to-day activities of the project team, ensuring work is progressing as planned.

§  Actively monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential issues and proactively identifying solutions to address them in advance.

§  Assisting in the development of the overall Enterprise Delivery strategy and working with Product Managers and discipline leads to improve processes and implement efficiencies.

 

Required Experience:

§  Knowledge and proven record of using PRINCE2, Agile or other project management methodologies to good effect, having a thorough understanding and of how to deliver a project from the sales opportunity through to the post-launch phase.

§  Previous experience of managing/delivering end-to-end projects successfully.

§  Exposure to a variety of project types containing a multitude of technological and commercial complexities. 

 

Salary

Based on Experience

 

Location

Dubai

 

Department

MENA

 

Position Reports To

MENA Programme Manager

 

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