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Manager - Organization Excellence & Strategic Advisory

  1. Cairo
R-115339

About AtkinsRéalis 

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn. 

Be part of our growing AtkinsRealis Strategic Advisory team where we help our clients in the capital projects environment to deliver their big ambitions across the Middle East.

Our Organization Excellence team help clients with their organisational challenges to support in the delivery of their strategic plans and corporate visions within the built environment. We achieve this through providing support across three core areas:

  • Strategy and Operating Model Design

  • Organization Governance and Control

  • Process Improvement

  • People and Organization Development

  • Change Management and Business readiness

We are currently looking for a Manager to join our expanding Organization Excellence team in Cairo, Egypt with experience from Capital Projects Advisory and Consulting firms, who demonstrate a real passion and interest for the built environment. You will have the opportunity to support in the business within multiple sectors (both public and private) across the MEA region.

Position Summary

Your key focus will be to lead day-to-day activity on our engagements, building our Organization Excellence business and developing the team. The role is based in KSA and may require travel.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the profitability of our business, through identifying business development opportunities with current and potential clients.

  • Identify opportunities for new and integrated services, bringing the best from our global business and our technical domains to our clients in the middle east and beyond.

  • Use your capital projects knowledge and expertise within specific sectors to develop innovative value propositions.

  • Work within both traditional and agile project environments with high degree of ambiguity and a track record of high-quality delivery.

  • Steer project execution to deliver agreed upon service aligned with client expectations.

  • Project Manage all aspects of time, cost and quality for our consulting projects.

  • Manage stakeholders and drive alignment and buy-in for across our projects.

  • Build lasting relationships and influence senior colleagues and clients in leading roles.

  • Build strong internal relationships across the SNC-Lavalin business.

  • Work together with our technical advisors, engineers, planners, commercial consultants to bring integrated offerings to our clients.

  • Leverage data and technology to provide innovative solutions to client’s challenges.

  • Contribute to positioning our Organization Excellence services across the middle east through thought leadership development, social media presence.

  • Provide guidance, coaching and training to our junior staff; lead people-related initiatives including recruiting and retaining consulting professionals.

Education

  • Educated to Degree qualified level or equivalent qualification or experience, degree in Business Management or other related fields is preferable.

Professional Experience / Qualifications

  • 9-11 years’ experience for Manager;

  • Experience in the built environment, with specific experience in key capabilities (Strategy, Organization Excellence through Operating Model Design, Business Process Management, People Advisory, Capital Project Excellence) in Management Consulting and Capital Projects Advisory environments or a relevant position with transferable skill;

  • Experience in one or several of our key sectors;

  • Track record in several of the following areas especially in the Capital Projects environment:

    • Target Operating Model development;

    • Current state assessment, benchmarking, gap assessment against best practice;

    • Strategy development (at departmental or organisational level), operational planning, performance management;

    • Mapping customer journey, services, organisational or departmental scope and process framework;

    • Organisational design, organisational sizing;

    • Development of departmental roles and responsibilities, job descriptions;

    • Development of competency frameworks, and conducting competency assessments;

    • Development of governance frameworks, including committee structure and terms of reference, delegation of authority, three lines of defence;

    • Development of detailed processes in Visio or ARIS or other BPM tools, standard operating procedures, work instructions improving organisational efficiency;

Technical Competencies

  • Strong understanding of one or several of our key sectors in the capital projects environment;

  • Planning and Organisational agility: accurately scope length and difficulty of projects, setting realistically aggressive objectives and goals. Compensate for roadblocks and look ahead to see impact on dependent activities, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines;

  • Ability to analyse data and deliver insightful practical solutions;

  • Utilize both qualitative and quantitative analysis to solve business problems;

  • Skills and experience in Engagement Management.

Behavioural Skills

  • Demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and commitment to projects while projecting a professional image;

  • Ability to innovate and apply ex7periences to create new value-proposition for clients and drive business development initiatives;

  • Ability to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive manner with a positive attitude;

  • Function confidently and competently within client environment with positive impact on clients’ perception of Organization Excellence Service Line;

  • Show flexibility in tasks and location, and deal well with ambiguity;

  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken English is essential (Arabic preferred).

AtkinsRealis is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

  • Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented;

  • Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice;

  • Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect;

  • Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimisation and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement;

  • Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.

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