IT Project Manager Job Vacancy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
For over 40 years, this Healthcare organization has established itself as the largest and most trusted private healthcare company in the UAE. With a dedicated team of doctors, paramedical, and support personnel, It owns and manages numerous healthcare facilities in the UAE and Oman and treats millions of patients every year. The company has specialized verticals that include Multi-Specialty Hospitals, Medical and Day Surgery Centres, Fertility Clinics, Long-Term Care Facilities, Home Care Services and Cosmetic Clinics.
We facilitate a challenging and motivating work environment that enables ample scope for career growth and development. We create a conducive work culture that attracts, retains and helps talented and committed individuals grow. We encourage lifelong learning, deliver the best care to our customers, and strive towards creating a world-class platform for nurturing the professionals of tomorrow.
As an IT Project Manager, your primary responsibility will be to lead and manage complex IT projects within the organization. You will oversee the entire project lifecycle, from planning and execution to monitoring and delivery. Your role will involve collaborating with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and vendors to ensure successful project outcomes. Additionally, you will provide strategic guidance, mentorship, and leadership to junior project managers and team members.
- Project Leadership and Strategy:
- Provide strategic guidance and leadership in the planning, execution, and delivery of IT projects in the healthcare industry, aligning them with organizational goals and objectives.
- Define project scope, objectives, and success criteria, ensuring they meet the specific needs and requirements of the UAE healthcare landscape.
- Develop and implement project management methodologies, best practices, and standards to drive efficiency and ensure project success.
- Project Planning and Execution:
- Lead the development of comprehensive project plans, including timelines, resource allocation, and budget estimation, while considering local regulations and healthcare practices.
- Coordinate and manage project activities, ensuring adherence to project plans, while effectively mitigating risks and resolving issues that may arise.
- Foster collaboration and communication among cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and vendors to achieve project goals.
- Stakeholder Management:
- Engage and build strong relationships with key stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, executives, and IT teams, while considering cultural norms and hierarchies in the UAE.
- Manage stakeholder expectations, ensuring effective communication, and facilitating decision-making processes throughout the project lifecycle.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to identify and address emerging needs, changes, and risks, while providing appropriate solutions and recommendations.
- Risk Management and Compliance:
- Identify and assess project risks, dependencies, and compliance requirements, specifically within the UAE healthcare industry.
- Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies, ensuring compliance with local healthcare regulations, data protection laws, and privacy standards.
- Collaborate with compliance and legal teams to navigate regulatory challenges, ensuring project activities align with applicable laws and regulations.
- Team Leadership and Mentoring:
- Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to junior project managers and project teams, promoting a positive and collaborative work environment.
- Foster professional development and growth within the team, facilitating knowledge sharing, skills enhancement, and continuous improvement.
- Conduct performance evaluations, identify training needs, and implement strategies to optimize team performance and project outcomes.
- Documentation and Reporting:
- Ensure accurate and comprehensive documentation of project plans, requirements, progress reports, and other relevant project artifacts, adhering to local documentation standards.
- Generate regular reports on project status, key performance indicators (KPIs), and metrics, providing insights to stakeholders and senior management.
- Conduct post-project reviews and lessons learned sessions to identify areas for improvement and facilitate knowledge transfer.
- Bachelor’s degree in information technology, Computer Science, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
- Proven experience as a Senior IT Project Manager, specifically within the healthcare industry in the UAE or the broader Middle East region.
- In-depth understanding of healthcare systems, IT infrastructure, and software development lifecycles, with knowledge of local healthcare practices and systems. Familiarity with UAE healthcare industry regulations, such as the UAE Health Data Protection Law and other relevant guidelines.
- Strong leadership and project management skills, with a track record of successfully leading and delivering complex IT projects within the healthcare sector.
- Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders from different cultural backgrounds.
- Proficiency in project management methodologies, tools, and software.
- Certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP) or Agile/Scrum are highly desirable.
- Job Identification 2110
- Job Category Corporate
- Apply Before 10/15/2023, 01:36 PM
- Job Schedule Full time
- Locations Abu Dhabi, AE
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