Project Manager- Institute for Community Engagement (ICE)- Dubai

Administration Full Time

Website Zayed University

Zayed University, "جامعة زايد" is the newest of the three government-sponsored higher education institutions in the United Arab Emirates. Achieving accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the USA it became the first federal university in the UAE to be internationally accredited. It is named in honor of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the country's first president.

Project Manager- Institute for Community Engagement (ICE)- Dubai

The opportunity
The Project Manager oversees multiple research projects in Arabic & English with external clients while ensuring leading edge project management procedures and practices are followed. This includes collecting user requirements, hiring faculty for training, conducting budget estimates, preparing client contacts, writing proposals, staffing, scheduling tasks, writing reports, processing requests for invoices and payment requisitions, and managing relationship with clients and different units of the university.
The Responsibilities
Identifies Client requirements, project cost and revenue estimates to prepare proposals and draft contracts.
Assists in designing the learning solutions and training programs tailored to the clients’ needs.
Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensures technical feasibility.
Prepares Project Plan to include the financial cost (budget allocation), timeline, materials and all project deliverables specified in the contract.
Monitors research and educational project implementation procedures and document the achievements to ensure that projects are completed within the specified budget and timeline.
Sets project performance objectives, learning outcomes and develops assessment tools
Collaborates with subject matter experts to maintains updated existing curriculum and course materials.
Coordinates and communicates with the companies and institutions executing the projects and participates in the project evaluation.
Serves as a first point of contact with clients and other university units.
Prepares proposals to meet RFPs/RFQs (Request for Proposals/Quotations)
Performs any relevant duties as assigned by the Director.
The Requirements
Must possess at minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution, with a minimum of 4 years’ project management and Learning and Development experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Master’s degree preferred
Fully bilingual in Arabic & English (Excellent skills in Arabic & English writing, reading)
Full understanding of ILM structure and qualifications
Experience leading research projects in an educational institution.
Have experience in an academic environment.
Experience leading a team of research assistants.
Have knowledge of project management software.
Have experience in customer service.
The Benefits
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the U.A.E., cash housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare is provided to the employee and sponsored family members.
To Apply
In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.
While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview.

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