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Project Manager | AGTL | Karachi, Pakistan

Date: 28-Apr-2021

Location: Pakistan, PK

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Al-Ghazi Tractors Limited, the subsidiary company of Al-Futtaim group of Dubai, is a story of rollicking success. With consistent corporate achievements, the company is recognized for corporate excellence and “Best Corporate Performance”.

With its head office in Karachi, the AGTL plant at Dera Ghazi Khan, manufactures New Holland (Fiat) tractors in technical collaboration with CNHI - Case New Holland, the Number One manufacturer of agricultural tractors in the world. The AGTL plant, an icon of engineering dynamics operates on high efficiency. With Quality Control and Quality Assurance, quality improvement systems exist at every level. One of our mission statement reads: “Our most enduring competitive edge is the quality of tractors”.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

 

 

ROLE PURPOSE & CONTEXT:

To take a lead role in managing and enhancing strategic planning activities across the company. Key responsibilities includes:

 

  • Strategic business planning and development of plans,
  • monitoring progress of the plans
  • Organization and performance management of corporate projects
  • Conduct reviews to identify strength and weaknesses and evaluate operational effectiveness
  • Makes recommendations based on emerging trends, expansion opportunities, competitive threats and viability of business process improvement.

 

KEY ROLE SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

Organizational Planning and Developing Corporate Strategy:

  • To establishes goals, develop program plans and milestones, assign priorities, develop policies and procedures, projects budget requirements and allocates available resources.
  • To develop standard procedures to manage and maintain business operational and financial objectives.
  • To assist in preparing strategic plan by analyzing trends and forecast.

 

Developing Business Plan: 

  • Assist CEO in organizing and developing the Company’s business plan through providing them with the proper guideline and information to ensure the alignment of business plans with corporate strategy.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of market dynamics such as competitor analysis, market share, demographic trends, and growth projections.
  • Identify business problems and provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Understand business direction and needs and develop solutions, roadmaps and assessment of potential business impacts.

 

Team work & Collaboration: 

  • Lead coordination with shareholders, company-wide meeting and business arrangement with 3rd parties to ensure the alignment between shareholders’ requirements and the developed business plans
  • Coordinate across departments and works closely with them to provide consultation & advice, and ensuring effective utilization of the core business systems.
  • Develop and implement best practices and learning plans to meet business objectives.

 

Budget Follow up: 

Take initiative to control expenditures to ensure the alignment with business plan and budget limits and ensure compliance with corporate budget requirements and policy.

 

Reporting of management information: 

  • Provide useful information to the CEO for its decision making, including board of directors meeting write-ups and accountability report.
  • To analyze and report on performance of KPI’s, goals and objectives.

 

Program/Project Evaluation:

  • To review program quality and progress toward achieving goals on a periodic basis.
  • To take corrective actions to maintain work progress on schedule, improve departmental performance or modify program goals or operations.

 

Project Management:

  • Project Define:  Establish program idea and definition as a hypothesis using Al-Futtaim tools where available. Set initial project objectives. confirm and set initial financial impact to Business Unit.
  • Project Asses:  Develop feasibility of business case. Determine Business unit appetite and capability to execute. Define methods/approach and confirm transformation leads.
  • Project Validate/Approve:  Design implementation plan with timeline, owners and budget. Confirm plan is validated and executable. Ensure plan and budget are approved by Business Unit.
  • Project Implement: Ensure resources are assigned to the project, mange oversight of project through execution. Report on project progress using metrics.
  • Project Risk:  Identify and raise any risk/issue relating to Project using the Al-Futtaim tools and processes, then work to develop mitigation steps/plan for the identified risk/issue.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • MBA (preferably with engineering or Finance background)

 

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 year’s experience of corporate planning & project coordination related activity.
  • Previous experience within the Automotive industry is preferred.

 

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of working with the principles and methods of strategic planning, program evaluation, performance measurement, and results reporting
  • Knowledge and application of industry standard Project Management processes and procedures.