Chalhoub Group Careers UAE – Lead Project Manager (Contract) – HR

Chalhoub Group

Who we are

Chalhoub is the leading luxury retailer in the Middle East. With more than 700 stores, 300 brands, and 60 years of experience in the region, we are the premiere destination for luxury goods. To fuel the next stage of the organisation’s growth, we are looking to develop a world class digital and e-commerce capability. Building on our strong data foundations, we are looking to create an agile and truly customer-centric organisation to deliver significant growth. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey.

The role

Our Project Manager will guide a taskforce to deliver a portfolio of HR projects on time, including Kronos and Success Factors SAP, within allocated budgets and with quality using either traditional waterfall or Agile Scrum methodologies.

What you’ll be doing

  • Follow all relevant PMO policies, processes and standard operating procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
  • Optimize the usage of internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure on-time delivery of projects, within scope and within budget, by minimizing and mitigating project risks
  • Lead the development of project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Approve project plans and track progress
  • Review and approve changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Ensure proper and timely project testing to ensure deliverables are of high quality
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Champion the relationship building with the business stakeholders, internal resources and external vendors
  • Ensure systematic project documentation
  • Deliver project in both Agile (preferably) Scrum and Waterfall methodologies
  • Projects are Data Protection for the Middle east & KRONOS

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Must have experience with data protection in Europe or any other country where it has been implemented in the last 5 years
  • Knowledge of Kronos is a plus
  • Project Management experience minimum 4-5 years
  • Large scale or global PM experience is also very welcomed
  • Knowledge of Success Factors SAP and any other Human Capital systems or tech implementation is ideal
  • HR Transformation experience is a plus
  • Ex Consultant or in house Project Manager experience welcomed
  • Must be extremely organised
  • Must have experience managing multiple projects
  • Familiar with system testing, UAT & training
  • Must be tech savvy and a general interest in technology
  • Change Management & proven stakeholder management experience
  • Must be willing to get hands ‘dirty’! This PM is not just allocating tasks but also prepared to do the tasks
  • Reporting – preparing management reports, RAID logs, engagements analytics and progress reports for each project

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

Job Details:

Company: Chalhoub Group

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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