Hiring a Transition Manager (UAE)
The Job Opportunity
We are looking for a Transition Manager who will be responsible for developing high-quality transition/mobilisation programmes within bids and overseeing the initial phases of the subsequent mobilisation/transition programme (prior to hand over to the deliver manager/business unit mobilisation manager) on time and within budget.
You will be expected to manager and oversee a core programme of work within a bid delivery team, manage key internal Serco relationships during the process, and work on new opportunities across the Serco Middle East business sectors (Integrated Facilities Management, Aviation, Defence and Transport).
Serco delivers essential public services to customers in the UAE on behalf of governments, semi-governments and large private corporations.
Key Accountabilities To design, plan and execute high quality transitions/mobilisations on individual opportunities across our sectors. The opportunities will range in size and complexity. Working with the bid team to create, implement and manage a transition project plan and strategy as a core component of a winning bid To prepare and deliver essential bid documentation relevant to the transition and mobilisation components including; mobilisation approach, dependencies, risk / issues / opportunities register, action log, team information To ensure that appropriate governance is followed, and all relevant approvals are obtained To plan projects in a structured manner and ensure the end to end project lifecycle is fully managed To ensure projects follow best industry practice and compliance with business processes and the Serco Management System Work closely with stakeholders agree with the business requirements and scope for the project, developing effective working relationships and ongoing management processes for the project Define project success criteria and communicate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle. Document preparation for meetings and assist with collation of management reports where necessary.
What we are looking for in our candidates
Problem solving and decision making
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Attention to details and analytical skills
Excellent inter-personal and relationship building skills
The ability to have a strong impact and influence key decisions
The ability to foster motivation within the project team to meet tight deadlines
The ability to work unsupervised and to work effectively to tight deadlines
Being professional & innovative
Demonstrable experience of project management and implementation.
Team management experience
Experience of working within a project delivery environment
Experience of the whole project life cycle
Computer literacy (MS Project and Office essential)
Degree from an accredited university in a relevant field preferred
Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
Working knowledge of MS Project and MS Office
Relevant tertiary qualifications in a Business, Communications or other relevant discipline essential
Project management qualifications desirable (e.g. PRINCE2/APMP)
Working openly & Collaboratively
Treating Everyone with respect
Ability to Write Reports
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Job Req ID: 286403
Posting Start Date: 31-May-2023
Location: Dubai, AE, S71231
Contract Type: Full Time
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