Full Time

Project Manager – Dubai based

Posted 10 months ago

Job Description

The client is a a global strategic consulting firm. The client has built an international reputation with governments and corporations by creating unique and action-driven platforms. Headquartered in New York and with branches on every continent.

The role involves high-level thought-leadership and business Forums focused on macroeconomic topics including SWF, youth unemployment, job creation, as well as trade and infrastructure development in Arab world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the leadership team on all aspects of project execution. This could include everything from coordinating cross-functional teams on projects, overseeing the quality of deliverables produced by the team, preparing presentations, and updating project tracking documents and reports.
  • Ensuring the project is managed on time in all dimensions
  • Assuming primary responsibility for progress reports for the client
  • Handing over file with full collateral, media and production documents
  • Managing vendors and consultants on projects
  • Conceptualizing and drafting business development documents with analytical and logistic aspects
  • Must be able to work in Saudi Arabia during the week (Sunday – Thursday).  

Skills Required:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Fluent English, both written and oral
  • Interest in Middle East and prior experience traveling or working in the region
  • Knowledge and interest in emerging market economies, global investment climate, and geopolitics
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Excellent skills in PowerPoint, Keynote, PDF and other collaborative and creative working apps
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Comfortable using all basic list and sorting functions in Excel
  • Ability to draft clear and concise presentations in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with flexibility to work odd and long hours when required (due to working with individuals and clients across different time zones)