Project Manager - ( PMP )

Gulf Data International - Riyadh ,Saudi Arabia

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Confidential, negotiable
1 open position
About the Job
  • Ensure all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Develop project scopes and objectives
  • Develop detailed project plans
  • Update and issue Actual against Forecast plan on weekly basis (in conjunction with gDi Partner Principal Project Management)
  • Ensure any corrective action takes place required for Actuals vs Forecast within original (and amended) Project Plan(s)
  • Update and issue Monthly Management (and internal detailed) Project Reports
  • Schedule all: gDi Partner Project Staff Client visits; gDi Project Staff Client visits; Daily, Weekly, Monthly Project meetings
  • Attend all Daily, Weekly, Monthly Project meetings and prepare accurate, comprehensive, efficient and effective minutes of the same
  • Issue the MOM for the above in a timely fashion
  • Schedule all: Client Project Staff training; Project: Tests (and Use Cases), Data Migration/Load; pre-Go Live Activities; post-Go Live Activities
  • Ensure ALL Milestone Deliverables and Timeframes are consistently met
  • Obtain Sign-off of all and each of the above from Client Project Management
  • Interface with gDi Accounting staff for effective, accurate and timely invoicing of the above to Client Project Management
  • Measure and present project team performance
  • Issue weekly Project Reports
  • Keep daily log of any Project Issues arising, report to gDi Management on a regular basis (and escalate as below if required)
  • Escalate any issues to/from Client both internally, to gDi Partner Principals and to Client/project Management
  • Monitor and ensure any Escalated Issues are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Maintain continuous assessment of Scope of Work against actuals
  • Prepare and Issue Change Scope Requirement Requests both internally and to Client Management
  • Monitor and ensure completion against all Change Requests
  • Monitor and maintain input to gDi First Level Help/Support Desk
  • Evaluate and undertake front line, first level Help/Support Desk requirements with each and every Client/Project
  • Maintain, and proactively create, FAQ list (with recommended answers/solutions/actions) for ongoing entry into gDi Partner Project Help/Support Desk
  • Perform risk management assessments
  • Establish and build relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Self-Teach any gDi Partner Software fundamentals required
  • Maintain and develop any internal gDi training requirements with any gDi Partner Principals
  • Ensure above executed in a timely fashion
  • Ensure effective and efficient Project Execution
  • Ensure effective Final Close Out and sign-off of Project
  • Maintain, List and Suggest any and all post-Go Live activities
  • Solid IT/technical background with understanding in software development and technologies
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)/PMI certificate is a must/preferred.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic.
About this Company

Gulf Data International (gDi) is an IT solutions provider and systems integrator, founded in the United Arab Emirates in 1983, and currently operating from seventy offices across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), including Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Cairo.

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