Job TitlePlanning, Evaluation and Monitoring SpecialistLocationOrganization NameQatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community DevelopmentDepartment Description
Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is a private, chartered, nonprofit organization, founded in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Father Amir of Qatar.
Guided by the principle that a nation's greatest resource is the potential of its people, Qatar Foundation aims to develop that potential through a network of centers devoted to progressive education, research, and community welfare.
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Identify, implement and report onperformance management scope, processes and performance data and its projects,initiatives and operational entities on an ongoing basis or as when required.
Identify and recommend KeyPerformance Indicators (KPIs) that are suitable for different projects andinitiatives while managing a balanced measurement system for improvement.
Continually improve on performancemanagement processes and to recommend new tools that will give insights into abalanced measurement system that can assist in identifying areas forimprovement and growth where necessary
Vet and verify performance datasubmitted by different projects, initiatives and operational entities in orderto ensure completeness and adherence to requirements and support thedevelopment of critical reviews.
Support Projects & Initiativesmanagement to analyze entities’ and initiatives’ business plans, assess differentstrategic options, evaluate performance, and business case proposals againstintended strategy and goals avoiding scope deviations.
Assist in the development ofmitigation / corrective action plans in conjunction with related under-performingprojects and initiatives.
Monitor and review performanceagainst corrective plans put in place as part of the performance managementprocesses.
Conduct structured and ad-hocevaluations as needed in order to ensure the effective execution of the wholeperformance cycle and raise reports for the management.
Support in research activities andin preparing recommendations and reports / presentations to support managementand executive decision-making.
Under guidance from Projects &Initiatives management, support in conducting new opportunity assessment,evaluation, and development of business cases for projects or initiatives andbusiness development opportunities.
Provide required analysis insupporting Projects & Initiatives management in developing recommendationsidentifying cross-organizational improvement initiatives targeting costsavings, revenue augmentation, integration within assets, streamlining ofdelivery models, and implementing synergies in offerings.
Support Projects & Initiativesleadership in developing Executive Management briefings and papers.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevantfield & 6-8 years of relevant full-time work experience.
Excellent communication, teamworkand interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effectiveworking relationships in a diverse multi-cultural environment.
Good strategic thinking, planning,and analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative
Considerable knowledge of qualityand risk management practices
Outstanding writing skills withthe ability to draft and edit a variety of written reports and communicationsand to articulate ideas clearly and concisely;
Arabic proficiency is an advantage
Proficiency in MS Officeapplications and applicable technologies, platforms, and systems such as MSSharePoint, Oracle ERP, and Hyperion.
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