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QR17270 - Manager Technical Projects | Qatar Airways | Doha

Organisation: Qatar Airways
Job Function: Technical Engineering
Division: Technical
Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
City: Middle East | Qatar | Doha
Last date of application: 31-May-2018

Qatar Airways

Welcome to a world where ambitions fly high

From experienced pilots to dynamic professionals embarking on new careers, Qatar Airways is searching for talented individuals to join our award-winning team.

We take pride in our people—a dynamic and culturally diverse workforce is essential to why we are one of the finest and fastest growing airlines in the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages.

About your Job:  

As a Manager Technical Projects you will Project-manage the major Systems Projects in the Technical Department. You will develop a Project Management framework that will help streamline Projects meeting budget requirements, ensuring visibility of project status to all stakeholders within the Organization. You will also direct and manage multiple projects happening within Technical from the beginning until the end process. You will oversee quality control throughout any project life cycle by managing delivery timelines,  project risks and while also acting as a liaison with all project stakeholders to ensure effective change management.





Your responsibilities will also include:- 

•     Develop, implement and maintain comprehensive project documentation, including but not limited to:

o     Plans for project management, communication and stakeholder management

o     Detailed  Project Plans, including  verification  techniques to manage changes in  project scope, schedule and costs.

o    Comprehensive reporting formats, including timely reports to end users, management and

       Steering Group members.

o    Templates for project risk assessment and management

•     While focusing on the major Systems implementation project, the principles and documentation would be generic in nature so that other projects in Technical can utilize the documentation.

•     Coordinates internal as well as external resources for the flawless execution of projects within approved budget and timeline.  Ensure resource availability and allocation at all phases of the project. Works with external suppliers (as required) to ensure project is implemented within contractual obligations. Engages all relevant parties, including Suppliers, to ensure QR is not penalized impacted by non-compliance to contractual obligations. Work with  stakeholders to define project  success  criteria,  ensure  that  project  teams  disseminate them  to  involved  parties  so  that  all stakeholders work towards the same objectives.

•     Create a detailed project plan and documentation to track progress as well as project performance in project scope, schedule and costs. Manage, highlight and/or changes in key parameters to the relevant authorities. Prioritizes project tasks, manages timelines, maintains project plans and communicates status to all stakeholders.

•     Perform risk assessment using documented templates and or other tools and techniques, to minimize project risks and ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of projects.  Ensure that these are tracked and appropriate mitigation is put in place to reduce the risk of negatively impacting project scope, delivery times or cost.

•     Support Line Management in the selection process for new Systems, in terms of technical evaluation and implementation. Support the teams for different phases on implementation commencing with gap analysis, change management, user acceptance testing, data migration and implementation.

•     Working with Support teams and Training departments, you will plan, conduct and manage end-user training across the department for all major projects.

•     Carry out post-project strategic reviews identifying areas of continuous improvement, within Project Management practice as well as the business arena. Identify opportunities that may emerge from projects to make further business improvements and communicate them to executive management.

•    Promote  Programme  and  Project  management   methodologies,   processes   and  tools  within   Technical department  for efficient  management  of  projects operations.

•    Provide  tactical  guidance  to Technical  Senior Management so that all projects  adequately  account  for required 'change  management'  and business  process re-engineering, in order to ensure that the benefits  of the project deliverables and accepted,  embraced and undertaken  by the general workforce.

•     Maintain close liaison with all stakeholders during all phases of project execution.

•     Ensure compliance with   all   legal,   official   and   safety   regulations,   as well as   internal   and     external audit requirements.


About you:



•     Relevant College or University qualification to min Bachelor’s level

•     Additionally, Program and or Project Management certification.


Previous Experience:


•     Minimum 8 years relevant experience

•      Extensive   experience   in   major   business   process   improvement,   systems   development   and systems implementation projects, preferably in the Aircraft Maintenance / MRO Domain.

•      Strong experience of establishing and managing Programme Project management office and effectively implementing processes, procedures and best practice principles.


Job Specific Skills:


•     Extensive knowledge of project management tools and methodologies.

•     Excellent Programme Project Management Skills.

•     Highly developed planning, analytical and problem solving skills.

•     Excellent interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills in a multicultural setting.




Core Competencies

Customer First - leverages understanding of customers when making business decisions.  Provides a first-class

Service to internal or external customers

Other Details:


Please ensure that you have a valid I-NOC at the time of application.

  • The I-NOC must be valid only for the position stated
  • If the new role does not report to your current manager, then a signed and approved I-NOC must be provided.
  • If the new role is reporting to your current line manager, then the I-NOC is not required.
  • I-NOC must be uploaded no later than the closing date stated on this vacancy. For clarification or if you occur any problems uploading your documents/I-NOC please contact your Admin or HRBS/Recruitment Team can assist.  Unfortunately, we will not be able to process your application further if this criteria is not met.


Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Copy of Passport
3. Copy of Highest Educational Certificate

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