Head Of Strategic PMO And Transformation Office - Ooredoo Group
Category: Vacancy
Ad ID: 1521

Kuwait City, Capital Governorate, Kuwait

Posted: 10 May, 2016, 06:32 PM
Ad Description

The Role:
As the Unit Head – Strategic PMO and Performance Monitoring you will be coordinating, evaluating and monitoring development of clear and comprehensive strategic initiatives implementation plan by BUs, monitoring performance of initiatives by deliverables, milestones and ensure performance management actions are executed on time and target, managing transformation and strategic cross functional programmes and management of cross functional reporting including co-ordination with Ooredoo Group PMO.

Key Responsibilties:
Lead and executing on cross-functional strategic and transformation initiatives
Ensuring that strategic initiative governance is defined, initiative team and sponsors are allocated
Meet quality and performance KPI with supporting documents
Ensure tracking and reporting on the strategic initiatives implementation progress (Strategic KPIs, financial impact, milestones)
Supporting the Programme and Project Management Community.
Ensure that the portfolio remains aligned to strategy and contribute to strategic planning – working to shape a balanced, sustainable and doable portfolio
Provide support to the executive management in the strategic planning process, ensuring that short-run and long run plans are written, communicated, reviewed and evaluated on a quarterly basis.
Set-up a prioritisation framework to align portfolio to strategic iniatives and objectives, optimise the allocation of resources and balance the risk associated with the portfolio mix

Support Strategic Initiatives Definition and Scoping and set-up the right foundations to enable Ooredoo Kuwait and the Strategic PMO & Transformation office
Liaise with the strategic initiative’s sponsor on a regular basis
Prioritize, evaluate and balance strategic initiatives into programs and projects by means of project charters
Translate strategic initiatives into programs and projects
Facilitate regular reporting and reviews
Maximizing the value of the portfolio in terms of business objectives
Ensure proper closure and archiving of strategic initiatives
Maintain the integrity of the portfolio to ensure that strategic initiatives and supported projects are initiated, prioritised, funded and resourced for success
Providing clear advice to the Executive Committee regarding implications of specific re-prioritisations on the delivery profile and do-ability of the portfolio
Participating in risk assessment and provide feedback and advice in terms of risk balancing – Ensure to feed ERM and adjust risk profile and action plan accordingly
Assess interdependencies across and within projects.
Ensure Investment controls across the lifecycle.
Facilitate Strategy Implementation Follow-up and Strategy review exercise with Business Units to derive corrective actions and reflect impacts on portfolio
Provide regular visibility to Exco and Top management including benefits realisation follow-up
Strategy communication: supporting strategy & business development team in preparing Quarterly review meetings to ensure Strategy Cascading and understanding.
Proactively manage and motivate the team to be highly professional and results oriented.
Work to improve employee performance through personal coaching and identifying training and development needs.

Ensure Individual Development Plans (IDP) are completed for all staff in accordance with Ooredoo Kuwait policy
Preparation of various weekly/ monthly reports relating to staff and achievement in the department.
Conduct annual performance appraisals (Performance Management System) and ensure objectives set are monitored and achieved.

A minimum of 8 -10 years’ commercial experience is required, with significant telecom exposure
A strong grasp of the technical aspects of the telecom industry is required with previous roles with strategy, execution & transformation responsibility with C-Level exposure
Ability and acumen to make senior management presentations
Strong written and oral communication
Strong analytical skills and Conflict/issue resolution
Managerial experience with teams of similar size and scope
Excellent program management and project management skills
Performance management implementation and monitoring experience including identification and follow-up of issues
Solid knowledge of finance management and risk analysis
Ability to operate in a diverse multicultural, multinational work environment, exhibiting appropriate sensitivities
Ability to lead teams in a matrix environment

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