Project Manager-PMO (Phoenix) – IT – Alshaya ,kuwait

Alshaya IT is a diverse organisation supporting corporate, warehouse and retail specific IT infrastructure and systems. We have software teams creating and developing in-house applications and product teams optimising and integrating major third party solutions. The rate of growth across divisions and geographies means we are constantly evaluating how we provide robust, scalable and business enabling infrastructure and systems in line with global benchmark standards.
Alshaya is a diverse business – with a store and restaurant network of over 3000 units and head office functions spanning finance, HR, property, IT and more working across multiple MENA markets. This fast-paced and diverse business environment provides unique challenges. In addition to this is the continued expansion of the business and the need for divisions such as IT to change, develop and stay ahead to better serve both our customers and our internal stakeholders.

Our IT Division has put in place a multi-year business and IT transformation framework and is looking for IT Project Managers to report into the Head of Programme Management and play an integral role in delivering change.
We are looking for candidates with significant experience in successfully leading multidisciplinary teams (30+ headcount) to deliver transformation projects. Using your knowledge of application technologies such as ERP, advanced planning, EPOS, analytics, digital/ECOMM, CRM, cloud, mobile, networking, SaaS, PaaS you will manage IT projects covering areas such as POS, mobile, CRM, eCommerce, warehousing and merchandising. Through your successful management of third party resources, you will not only deliver projects on time but will be focused on value for money as well as the quality of service. Change management, Agile and Prince 2 experience is critical and an ITIL certification is an advantage and whilst experience in the retail industry is not mandatory it would be preferred, as would experience in working with distributed and offshore IT organisations. To work across our complex business we require candidates who are used to working within matrix structures in international organisations.
This role requires project managers that are looking to drive change and work within challenging and fast-paced environment whilst inspiring and coaching a diverse team of individuals. If you are looking for an international challenge which allows you to influence business results then please apply now to be considered.

About Us:
As a leading international franchise operator, with nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised brands in its portfolio, Alshaya Group brings great shopping, dining, leisure and hospitality experiences to millions of customers across the Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Turkey, Europe and beyond.
Alshaya Group is a dynamic multinational business and family owned enterprise with a consistent record of growth and innovation. For 35 years, Alshaya has been a pioneering force in brand franchising, using its exceptional knowledge and experience to expand at pace.
Our portfolio of well-loved international brands includes Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn, KidZania and, coming soon, Hampton by Hilton.
From one retail franchise store opened in Kuwait in 1983, Alshaya Group has consistently grown and diversified and today offers customers an unparalleled choice of brands across multiple sectors; Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings, Leisure & Entertainment, and Hotels. A diverse, skilled team of 53,000 people from 120 nationalities support more than 4,000 stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, a growing online business and a commitment to delivering great customer experiences.

Advertised: 03 Feb 2020 Arab Standard Time
Application close: 04 Mar 2020 Arab Standard Time

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