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PMO Manager

Date: 14-Nov-2022

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

1ERP PMO Manager

The Central PMO Lead reports to the 1ERP Program Management Office Lead and ensures successful delivery of the SAP S/4HANA 1ERP program scope through proactive leadership and program/project management discipline. He/she will track all project deliverables, drive all communications/reporting to senior stakeholders at C-level, facilitate critical decision-making processes, and maintain project/program level roadmaps by working closely with the various 1ERP Program Office teams.

We are looking for someone who will help us in the Central PMO Lead role through flourishing in our culture of collaboration, transparency, and trust.




  • To establish a world class PMO for a major transformation program
  • Set direction, provide structure and lead Central PMOs to develop and design comprehensive, detailed project plans and roadmaps
  • Develop and monitor a consolidated master plan of the overall program, considering all inter-project dependencies
  • Establish and enforce project governance structure and way of working, (e.g., meeting types and cadence, durations, scope, attendees) and ensure compliance to standards (e.g., templates, procedures) across projects
  • Ensure complete SAP S/4HANA scope delivery, and work closely with 1ERP vendor manager for contractual scope alignment (e.g., commercial terms, obligations, escalations, approvals, milestone sign-offs, payment phases)
  • Ensure alignment between all stakeholders in all management levels, across all MAF OpCos and geographies
  • Ensure timely and high-quality decision making across the program by providing business cases, alternative scenarios, and pros and cons assessments
  • Monitor risks and issues related to overall 1ERP program, escalate to C-level sponsors as required, and monitor mitigation and corrective actions


Functional/ Technical Competencies:

  • Nice to have: Good understanding of SAP (ECC + S/4H)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially in PowerPoint and Excel)


Personal Charactristics & Required Background:


  • 10+ years in management role and experience in project management in a multinational company
  • 6+ years experience in program management or PMO roles
  • Proven history of managing teams (including direct reports) to meet aggressive deadlines, utilizing sound project management methodology (processes, best practices, tools, and templates)
  • Hands-on experience in large-scale ERP transformation projects at
  • global corporations
  • Experience in workstream lead role, cutover manager, or test manager role across multiple SAP S/4HANA engagements is strongly preferred
  • Strong technical know-how in ERP projects, program/project management methodologies, and SAP S/4HANA
  • Experience working with overseas or multinational teams
  • Project management certification and consultancy background is a plus