Implementation Director

June 25, 2024
Full Time Dubai

Webb Fontaine Group

Company Overview:  

Founded in 2002, Webb Fontaine is a world-leading technology company powered by AI, transforming the future of Trade. The company is headquartered in Dubai, U.A.E., and benefits from a worldwide presence through its subsidiaries and branch offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Trusted by governments globally, Webb Fontaine provides industry-wide solutions to accelerate Trade development and modernization.   

At Webb Fontaine, we emphasize the significance of people within our organization. We identify our team members with their unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation with a continuous drive to learn and enhance their skills. Essential to our ethos is the concept of teamwork, where we foster a culture of care, support, integrity, and openness. 

Position Summary:  

The Director of Implementation is responsible for coordinating the implementation of Webb Fontaine’s projects, ensuring the prioritization of tasks and the timely delivery of contractual obligations. The director will liaise with the C-Suite Executives and Country Implementation Managers to guarantee the successful execution of projects.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee Managers: Oversees the coordination and direction of implementation managers across all company projects
  • Maintain Country Project Plans: Develop and maintain project plans for each country, ensuring adherence to established timeframes
  • Ensure Timely Delivery of Contractual Obligations: Guarantee that all contractual deliverables are met on time and following predefined quality standards
  • Risk and Opportunity Identification: Identify risks and opportunities arising from project implementation and provide recommendations to senior management for mitigation and exploitation
  • Elaborate Corrective Plans: Collaborate with Research and Development (R&D) centers to elaborate on corrective plans, following guidelines from the CEO
  • Reduce implementation costs: Collaborate with Corporate Finance to reduce implementation costs
  • Manage Priority Conflicts: Resolve conflicts in project priorities and define the sequencing of tasks to optimize project outcomes
  • Propose Project Management Tools: Evaluate and propose project management tools to be used across the company to streamline project planning and execution processes
  • Coordinate with CTO: Collaborate with the Chief Technology Officer to ensure alignment and meet project milestones
  • Produce Reports: Generate reports and data for management, documenting project plan changes, risks, and opportunities

 

Requirements:

  • Project Management Experience: Proven track record in implementing complex IT projects in a multicultural environment, demonstrating proficiency in setting and meeting deadlines and goals
  • Team Management: Experience in managing multiple teams concurrently and reporting to senior management
  • Conflict Management: Ability to manage conflicts and prioritize tasks per Senior Management recommendations
  • Time Management: Skillful in delivering services within stipulated timelines
  • Budget Management: Expertise in developing, allocating, and monitoring project budgets to ensure financial efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Skilled in identifying cost-saving opportunities without compromising project quality or timelines
  • Communication Skills: Proficient in communicating with diverse audiences to gather needs and manage expectations
  • French and English – Proficient in spoken and written French and English

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as an Implementation Manager/Director or relevant role. At least 10 years of experience in project management and business analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing complex IT projects in a multicultural environment
  • Solid technical background, with hands-on experience using common project management IT tools
  • Ability to manage conflicts, prioritize projects, and work with multiple teams
  • Competency in strategic planning, leadership skills, and managing large projects

 

Benefits:  

-Competitive base salary   

-Comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance and days off  

-Exposure to diverse international clients and industries 

 

How to apply:

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