Senior Manager PMO – Qatar Airways , Qatar

Qatar Airways is a global leader with innovative products that are recognized by the industry. Digital and analytics is a key part of enabling our bright future. We embarked on a journey to re-engineer how we deliver digital products and make technology a core business differentiating capability. We need you to carry out this vision.
Group IT Program Management Office (PMO) is at the heart of this digital transformation. We are building this organization from ground up to be the new industry benchmark for modern and agile PMO’s globally. At the onset the PMO will build and execute the portfolio, program, project, and product management of all critical initiatives in Qatar Airways IT. We will learn and grow our strategy and execution as we deliver key products and onboard new leaders.

Qualifications
As a Sr. Manager, you will own the delivery of key business initiatives and products. At Qatar Airways you will take on director level responsibility and will report directly to the VP of Group IT PMO. Your industry experience in agile product management and program management is crucial in building an organization that will manage effective kick-off, execution, and value delivery of large scale programs. You will have the opportunity to lead or participate in building and executing the agile Project and Portfolio Management team that will be the standard in IT as well as leveraged across the company.

Part of your responsibility is to build an agile delivery leadership practice. The role of a delivery leader is a combination of scrum master and agile project manager. These delivery leaders will be embedded in key big rock products that are key for the Qatar Airways Group. As a practice leader, your responsibility is to ensure we hire and retain the right talent and grow the delivery leadership skills within your team and across Qatar Airways IT. This role is key driver for the lean and agile transformation of Qatar Airways Group as it will drive the new ways of working across IT and business to deliver business value faster.

What you need to bring to this role?
10+ years of experience in which 5+ years of management experience required
You should hold a Bachelor Degree (preferably in technical area). Master’s Degree will be preferred
Business/IS Strategy and Planning
Project Management and Relationship Management
Preferably Airline domain experience with commercial background
Software Development experience will be strongly preferred
Ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow.
Strong mentoring and coaching skills with ability to train and develop subordinates’ skills and ability to foster teamwork.
Command of English Language.
SAFe, Scrum, PMI, and other agile certifications will be preferred

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