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IT Project Manager - IT - Kuwait

Apply now Job no: MRF9105
Location: Kuwait
Kuwait Head Office


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. 

The IT team within Alshaya is a diverse, multi-faceted group; we provide support for the corporate, warehousing 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. We are constantly evaluating how we provide robust, scalable, and business enabling infrastructure and systems in line with global benchmark standards.  

Our company has recently embarked on a multi-year business and IT transformation programme that will deliver next generation applications and IT infrastructure to support organizational objectives. To help deliver the transformation programme, we have exciting opportunities for highly motivated, experienced Project Managers to join our team at one of our global hubs. 

Reporting to a Programme Manager within the IT PMO team, you will: 

  • be responsible for delivering multiple projects simultaneously using a waterfall or agile methodology 

  • work with external partners and internal customers to deliver projects aligned to programme objectives 

  • have end to end ownership of project delivery 

  • prepare and maintain schedules, including dependencies and resources 

  • facilitate identification and management of risks and issues 

  • ensure quality management processes are adhered to 

  • identify and engage your stakeholders, updating and adapting to changes as they occur within the project lifecycle 

  • establish and maintain project governance in line with PMO guidelines 

  • establish, develop, and lead your project team 

The people we are looking for will have: 

  • demonstrable experience delivering complex projects 

  • PRINCE2 practitioner or PMQ certification 

  • strong team building and leadership skills 

  • demonstrable knowledge and application of project management processes 

  • excellent oral and written communication skills 

  • strong analytical and research skills 

  • commercial awareness 

Desirable experience and skills are: 

  • experience working in a retail IT environment 

  • experience working on a transformation programme 

  • business analysis skills 

  • exposure to enterprise architecture principles 

  • leading data migration projects 

  • leading systems rollout projects 

  • leading cutover teams 

  • use of Microsoft Project to manage projects 

About Us:

Alshaya Group is a dynamic family-owned enterprise which was first established in Kuwait in 1890. With a consistent record of growth and innovation, Alshaya Group is one of the world’s leading brand franchise operators, offering customers an unparalleled choice of well-loved international brands, including: Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, Cos, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Vavavoom, Pottery Barn and KidZania.

Alshaya Group’s portfolio extends across MENA, Russia, Turkey, and Europe, with thousands of stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, as well as a growing online and digital business.

Operating in multiple sectors including Fashion, Food, Health & Beauty, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment, Alshaya Group colleagues are united by a commitment to delivering great customer service and brand experiences.

Fresh, modern, and relevant, Alshaya’s constantly evolving retail portfolio reflects the choices and lifestyle of its customers. From flagship stores and restaurants in prestige malls, to local coffee shops, drive-thrus and online, Alshaya Group brings customers the brands they love in the places they want to be.

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