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Senior Project Manager, Government / iBorder Solutions

SITA

Posted on August 10, 2018

1 - 2 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Nationality

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ABOUT US
Welcome to SITA... We lead one of the most exciting and advanced
industries on earth. Around the world, nearly every passenger flight relies on SITA
technology, almost every airport and airline does business with us, and it s
our job to support their operations. As the world's leading air transport IT
and communications specialist, we re committed to meeting the demands of the air
transport industry around the clock, every day.
Our
Vision: Easy air travel every step of the way
WHY SHOULD YOU BE INTERESTED?
With us there are no limits for people looking to explore the edges of
possibility and beyond. Together, we Go.Far.
Challenge: Our people take on some of
the biggest challenges in our industry. They aren't afraid to think
bigger, work harder and deliver smarter solutions that are continuously
transforming air travel.
Opportunity: Taking on these challenges
opens up a world of opportunities for our people. We make sure they have the
chance to develop their skills, explore new horizons and grow their careers on
a global scale.
PURPOSE
This role is responsible for the success (on-time on budget to
quality and customer expectations) of one or a portfolio of large internal or
external projects. Financial responsibility is also significant at this level
with a cost responsibility of at least $1m to $10m direct revenue generation of
$2m to $30m and a project team of 5 to 30.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Lead the planning process and own the project implementation including
approval/review of the project resource plans budget and risk register and
ensuring interlock with product/partners/resource pool owners.
- Lead motivate coach and direct the project team and monitor and manage the
performance of 3rd party suppliers both internal and external in order to
secure the delivery targets.
- Establish/lead project governance internally/externally (to CXO level) to
ensure stakeholders are aligned on project status issues risks and that
accountability is assigned to manage these whilst effectively managing
change.
- Demonstrate commercial focus by identifying opportunities for ''upsell'' on
the project directly or with the customer more generally and progressing thes'
Budgeting & Reporting
- Manage project budget including Profit & Loss and cash and submit monthly
Project Financial forecasts during the full life cycle so that profit margins
are maintained or increased.
-Proactively
take leadership to manage the contract during delivery including risks and
issues and take ownership of escalations whilst ensuring customers fulfill
their obligations and recover costs in case of lapses.
- Accountable
during the pre-contract phase to review/approve the delivery project
submissions ensuring that the projects are realistic achievable and aligned
with the customer/SITA value drivers .


IT - Software Services

Site Engineering / Projects

Desired Candidate Profile

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EXPERIENCE
-Solid Project Management experience with full budget
responsibility in a commercial environment
- Experience in dealing in IT solutions provider environment with knowledge of
SITA-like products and underlying technologies an advantage.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
- Strong project financial management experience including budgeting estimating
and reporting
- Advanced user of MS Office applications and collaboration tools
(sharepoint)
- Very competent in MS Project and/or other project management tools
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
- Formal project management training and certification
- PMP/PRINCE certification required
- Strong
knowledge and understanding of IT and specifically the ATI industry and
economic drivers
- Bachelor's
degree or technical equivalent Master's degree preferred

Keywords

Project Management Pmp Cxo Project Governance Project Implementation Financial Management Revenue Generation Change Management Ms Project

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SITA

SITA was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Geneva. The company emerged as a pioneer in international telecommunications for air transport industry and has the broadest portfolio of managed global communications, infrastructure, ATI Cloud as well as outsourcing services. SITA has its presenc e across 200 countries and it offers a myriad of services including –

• Airline commercial management

• Air-to-ground communications

• Airport management & operations

• Aircraft operations

• Baggage operations

• Border management

• Cargo operations

• Flight operations

• Passenger operations

• Transportation security





SITA aims at building and maintaining a multi-skilled workforce, capable enough to work flexibly and confidentially as per clients’ requirements. To meet the consistent demands of skilled workforce, the company looks forward to hire professionals across a number of technical and non-technical positons and hire dedicated professionals who can match up to the expectations of the clients and deliver their best.



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