The Company : :
Ooredoo is an organisation on the move. Thanks to our dedicated employees, we continue to move closer towards our vision to be among the top 20 telecommunications companies in the world by 2020.
We are a dynamic global telecommunications player operating in 17 countries across the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Asia.
We cover a population of more than half a billion people and serve more than 68 million customers.
In Kuwait, we employ approximately 1,000 talented people, all of whom are driving Ooredoo to be the number one choice for world-
class communications services in Kuwait. In the face of intensifying competition, increasingly sophisticated technology and rising customer expectations, nothing is more important to our success than our team and it's a team that you can be part of.
Ooredoo's future is bright, and you can be part of our ongoing success.
The Role : :
To develop and provide senior leadership to the strategic delivery capacity required to ensure successful implementation and benefits realization of the digital transformation portfolio and OK Digital action plan across the different waves.
Key Activities :
Responsible for leading and managing a portfolio of digital programs through to delivery of new capabilities and realization of financial and non-financial benefits.
Establish effective and efficient governance across their portfolio.
Ensure the portfolio is aligned with the sponsoring organizations’ aims and objectives.
Communicate Vision / ambition, clear principles / standards for digital transformation
Monitors and maintains digital KPIs
Steers the initiatives planned under digital transformation, monitors and actively manages the performance of digital action plan delivery
Run the communication and meeting drumbeats for driving digital buzz
Facilitates digital task force forums across the functions
Owns the global digital action plan revisions and update
Facilitate clearance of road blocks if any for the initiatives
includes ensuring the programs meets targets without gaps or duplication, and maximize use of resources.
Work closely with other Partners’ Transformation Initiatives to identify any potential barriers to delivery as well as sharing of good practices and application of lessons learnt
Monitor the progress of the programmes, ensuring delivery of key milestones within agreed timescales, including the preparation of progress reports and liaise around identified risks that threaten delivery.
Prepare highlight, stage and, if necessary exception reports and communicate with management and committees on required approvals and assurance.
Lead on the stakeholder engagement required, acting as an ambassador for Digital Transformation, and their enablers.
Contribute to growing the community of practice on Portfolio, programme and project management.
Maintain a sound knowledge of the wider operational framework
Ensure delivery of complex programs of cross-cutting work
Accountable for all elements of programme delivery success within the portfolio, including management of all planning, delivery and implementation aspects
Manage significant programme budgets and provide strategic, inspirational leadership to teams of multi-disciplinary employees from across Partner organizations.
Manage relationships with external suppliers and consultants and ensure appropriate skills and talent are identified to fulfil specific project requirements.
Bachelor Degree (Engineering, Marketing, Business or Science)
A visionary with a deep understanding of traditional and innovative Digital strategies and a proven track record of creating initiatives that will drive and increase revenue.
9 + years experience, added advantage with relevant experience in the telecommunications / digital sector
5+ year management experience.
Strong commercial acumen and the ability to read and interpret market data
Strong time, planning and program management skills.
Strong writing skills and development of presentations.
Innovative and creative thinker
Able to successful work on own initiatives
Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing in both Arabic and English.
Excellent interpersonal and communication experience and the ability to establish and build relationships quickly.
Ability to operate in a diverse multicultural, multinational work environment, exhibiting appropriate sensitivities
Ability to influence the decisions of C-level customer executives
Capable of building and maintaining strong relationships with a diverse set of internal and partner constituencies
Communication and motivation
Organization and delegation
Forward planning and strategic thinking
Problem solving and decision-making
Experienced at working in a collaborative decision-making group such as a board or other board level’ committee working
Experience of delivering complex, multiple stakeholder Programs of change
Experience of working collaboratively across organizations to develop partnerships
Experienced at working at a strategic decision making level within a complex environment
Experience of strategic policy development and implementation
Note : you will be required to attach the following :
1. Resume / cv