IFS IT Project Manager - 3403312

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  • IFS IT Project Manager Jobs in UAE - 3403312

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  • 1 - 10 Years
  • UAE
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3403312

Job Description

IFS - IT - Project Manager - Dubai

Line of Service Internal Firm Services

Specialism IFS - Information Technology (IT)

Management Level Manager

& Summary

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients Youll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth

Our Information Technology Project Management team collaborates with PwC practice leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions We provide project management oversight and collaborate with various project resources and vendors to ensure the appropriate methodology is followed, deliverable quality is high, and satisfaction is achieved Simply put, youll solve business problems using technology, work with multiple teams concurrently, and be able to take pride in end to end ownership of a project

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients Youll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth

Our Information Technology Project Management team collaborates with PwC practice leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions We provide project management oversight and collaborate with various project resources and vendors to ensure the appropriate methodology is followed, deliverable quality is high, and satisfaction is achieved Simply put, youll solve business problems using technology, work with multiple teams concurrently, and be able to take pride in end to end ownership of a project

We are looking for an experienced project manager to join our IT team in Internal Firm Services to deliver technology related projects and lead a team of project managers in delivering to the overall IT Programme of Work

In this role, you will provide strong leadership in managing multiple IT projects in the areas of IT infrastructure, solution development, business application implementations, information security and technology transformation The ideal candidate will have strong project and people management skills with a proven ability to successfully manage change and motivate teams

Financial

Reviews business cases for each proposed technology project, including the detailed scoping, solution analysis, cost benefit analysis and return on investment, ensuring they align to best practice, and are cognizant of potential regional synergies

Oversees management of technology project budgets once approved within each project

Identifies and creates applications for network sources of funding as appropriate for review and submission by CIO

Focuses on value for money cost effectiveness in delivering solutions to end-users

Support development of technology function budget, and ensuring alignment to high priority technology roadmap

Customer

Oversees the team of Business Partners, and ensures continuous dialogue with key business stakeholders

Works with other Technology Function Team Leads to deliver the best solutions for the business

Takes a lead role in developing the holistic technology roadmap, validating the inputs of the Business Partner team

Review and report progress to CIO and key business stakeholders on progress against IT delivery priorities and budgets, dealing with escalations as necessary

Oversees identifying technology gaps, proposes and implement the required changes to cover potential risks

Internal Process

Manages the Project Team resources, ensuring equal distribution of workload across the team and driving collaboration between them

Learning & Growth

Encourages and supports teams ongoing ability to learn, understand and apply knowledge of business and technology strategies, plans and external influences and to bring these together to make a commercially aware, value adding contribution to the business

Approves and oversees the delivery of work by external project consultants where applicable

Champion internal knowledge management best practices, creating communities of practice both within own team and across wider function

Manage relationship with LoS Function senior stakeholders, maintaining excellent relationships and driving cross functional technology discussions among them

Act as a key resource and liaison to other functional areas of the business, building cross-functional relationships as needed

Establish a healthy work environment for employees on the team


REQUIREMENTS

Education

Bachelors Degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent

Certificates (PMP, PRINCE2, ITSM, ITIL, etc) are required

Masters in Business Administration is preferred

Language

Fluency in spoken and written English

Proficiency in Arabic is an advantage

Overall Experience

11+ years of experience in a Lead position, with sole accountability to deliver complex technology projects

Specific Experience

Leading multidisciplinary projects within Technology Services Team

Help define project scope, goals and deliverables

Estimating timelines, measuring risk and devising mitigation strategies

Create and own project plans to support on time and in budget delivery of in scope IT projects

Update and track progress against project baseline

Define project delivery strategies, and deploy a range of tools to deliver projects - Agile, Waterfall etc

Manage stakeholder expectations as to project delivery

Communicate status updates to key stakeholders

Manage project interdependencies and maintain the critical path of in scope projects

Manage risk and issue registers

Escalation of issues to project boards for resolution

Resource allocation and engagement

Support in project closeout, particularly in value realization efforts

Lead quality assurance

Knowledge and Skills

Strong technology background, with an excellent understanding of current technology trends

Knowledge of project management methodologies (eg PMP PRINCE2)

Working know knowledge functional areas of IT - active directories, network and infrastructure, cloud operations, dev ops

Ability to use a range of PM tools - Project, Jira, Dev Ops etc

Highly motivated individual, with a strong sense of personal accountability for delivery

Excellent teaming abilities

Ability to listen, summarize and draw conclusions from discussions

Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate concisely and effectively both in oral and written form (translating business and IT jargon appropriately) to build and maintain business relationships, build confidence, credibility and trust with senior business and IT contacts and influence key stakeholders in both communities

Ability to effectively supervise a team comprised of different levels of professionals engaged in carrying out departmental functions

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship Yes

Government Clearance Required Yes

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Aug 2025

Company Profile

PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value theyre looking for.
Were a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.
In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.
We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.
PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets - UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.
PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm.



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