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Transformation Manager | Group Transformation | Dubai

Date: 31-Jan-2023

Location: AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 148467 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

 

 

Overview of the Role:

The Transformation Management Office (TMO) is responsible for overseeing transformation activities across the group and executing improvement opportunities in close cooperation with the businesses. Initiative Planning & Reporting Manager drives the day-to-day activities of transformation programs and projects in close coordination with the businesses and TMO team. The main purpose of the role is to fulfil the following objectives:

 

What Will You Do

Overall

  • Drives transformation efforts on daily basis in divisions/departments throughout the Transformation program
  • Maintains intimate familiarity with all initiative content and progress
  • Develops transformation approach including timeline with milestones, dependencies, team organization and budget
  • Coordinates stakeholder engagements, prepares agendas for meetings, and records key decisions and actions
  • Helps transformation momentum by ensuring accurate and timely distribution of communications and reports to stakeholders
  • Understands standard management methods, helps prioritize initiatives, and anticipates issues
  • Prepares ad hoc requests, analyses, and reports

 

Assessment & Planning

  • Identifies transformation needs and opportunities across the organization
  • Leads collection and organization of relevant data for initiative planning and analysis
  • Supports development of transformation business cases by analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations
  • Helps define financial and non-financial impact of initiatives and projects

 

Validation & Implementation

  • Supports detailed transformation planning and validation of business case – arranges stakeholder training, as needed
  • Track and support implementation progress, and identifies / highlights issues that merit investigation
  • Support transformation leads/managers in collecting information and documenting progress of initiatives (reports, analysis, emerging issue logs)
  • Ensure TMO tools and systems are followed and reported on a timely basis and projects/programs are progressing as planned
  • Track financial and non-financial impact of initiatives and overall projects
  • Prepares detailed analyses and presentation of outcomes

 

 

Required skills to be successful:

 

  • Strong analytical thinking, problem solving, resourcefulness and time management capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish contact and trust with multiple stakeholders across various divisions
  • Ability to anticipate conflict and resolving pending issues
  • Strong oral and written communication – excellent ability to crystalize messages for executives
  • Strong understanding of business and policy issues faced by organizations
  • High attention to detail without losing the big picture
  • Ability to operate well under ambiguity and to drive people towards an endpoint without conflict

 

What equips you for the role:

 

  • 5+ years of professional consulting experience, typically management consultant or financial advisory background across variety of businesses
  • Master level or higher – preferably in business administration or finance fields
  • Deep understanding of transformation and initiative management
  • Full proficiency with Microsoft Office – Ability to create high quality PowerPoint presentations and Excel analysis in timely manner

 

 

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