Senior Program Manager

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Senior Program Manager

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

You have the experience, education and drive to lead. What you’re missing is the freedom to create your dream. When you join DarkMatter, you’ll find that freedom and build the future of cyber security in the UAE.


As a Senior Program Manager, you will:

. Create and distribute of Program related tasks to relevant teams/squads via their Kanban system
. Plan or schedule of Program related activities in lightweight format
. Provide of cost estimates and lead on cost control measures, if required
. Contractual relationships between DarkMatter and vendors / suppliers where Technology is the Program owner
. Resolution of Program issues and mitigation of risks
. Prepare reports and presentations in support of Program delivery
. Take ownership for all tasks assigned, from the point they are assigned until agreement is reached; ensuring completion and bringing tasks to a logical closure
. Communicate and report proactively with colleagues, leadership and others in the organization by using appropriate means of communication
. Focus on time management by timely and quick completion of all allotted tasks; quick response to all communications; attendance in all meetings and appointments before the scheduled start time
. Assist in preparation and development of business cases
. Manage contractors and vendors where necessary
. Set up Program governance and execution methodology for all Programs
. Develop and prepare all Program related artefacts. This may include such artefacts as Definition of Done, Program execution plans, Risk & Issue Registers, Program status reports
. Manage a Programs delivery with a focus on Value, Flow and Quality; Program should not be monitored in terms of scope, cost and time
. Utilize agile Program management methodology, to ensure proper Program flow
. Estimate Program throughput for any given month based on Program Prioritization matrix
. Prepare high level Program schedules in consultation with relevant stakeholders
. Prepare high level cost control documentation, if necessary
. Manage the expectations of internal and external Program stakeholders
. Conduct presentations to the Program stakeholders whenever requested
. Prepare Program reporting and communication plans

 

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

. 10 years of experience in Agile Program Management

. Experience of being a Product Owner, Scrum Master or other Agile role holder would be an advantage

. Strong knowledge in IT Infrastructure, Application and Security related topics

Working in Abu Dhabi

Just off the Arab Gulf and right at the edge of your imagination, is a place where geniuses make their cyber security dreams come true.

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working at DarkMatter. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

 

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DREAM ENVIRONMENT

At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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