PMO Director - Energy Sector

Job Title: PMO Director - Energy Sector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UAE - Dubai
REF: 30767
Job Published: over 1 year ago
PMO Director - Energy Sector
Job Description
Allen & York are looking to hire an experienced PMO Director­ on behalf of a dynamic organization tasked with the implementation of a wide-reaching energy management strategy.  The organization requires committed enthusiastic professionals who are able to act as change agents.
  • Support program owners in developing and revising their annual operational plans based on the Strategy.
  • Report on Program performance.
  • Measure the performance of the programs and validate data points provided by, or collected from, the program owners, including operational KPIs and other metrics.
  • Manage Program risk register, including maintaining a risk matrix, anticipating and mitigating risks.
  • Support program owners in articulating mitigation measures and translating them into operational plans.
  • Support program owners in implementing strategy, regulation and policies as required.
  • Develop forecasts.
Job requirements
  • Master degree in business, engineering or related field
  • Bilingual in Arabic and English is essential
  • 10+ years of experience in the field of energy and water efficiency with 5+ years in a utility senior strategy and/or performance management role.
  • Excellent quantitative skills.
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage stakeholders.
  • 5 years experience in financing mechanisms  in support of efficiency programs.
  • Familiar with the business environment and communication practices in Dubai (work experience with government entities in Dubai is a plus).
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to manage several work streams.
  • Preference will be given to qualified Emirati nationals.
This is just one of many jobs that ALLEN & YORK are currently recruiting across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.  ALLEN & YORK are the specialist recruiters for the Middle East sustainability sector and actively recruit in the UAE (predominantly Dubai & Abu Dhabi), Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Morocco.  Our international network of clients & candidates mean we have a demonstrable track record in recruiting high caliber professional staff across the world - get in touch to learn more.