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Manager - Strategic & Transformation Project

Manager - Strategic & Transformation Project

Job Title: Manager - Strategic & Transformation Project
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mauritius
Salary: 50000.00
Reference: 2225
Contact Name: Yovani Sooprayen
Job Published: May 04, 2017 08:30

Job Description

One of our clients in the IT industry is looking to recruit a Manager – Strategic & Transformation Project to provide governance & methodologies for the overall management of key projects through a Project Management Office.

Key Accountabilities:-

Strategy & Transformation Management

  • Adapt global strategies and initiatives to the local context and ensure deployment of such programs to achieve global objectives
  • Define and launch local strategies to meet organizational strategic & operational  objectives

Project / Program Management

  • Design and management of a project office, designed to support a varied portfolio in a transversal environment
  • Management of  local project management activity: produce key governance, methodologies, tools & processes for the definition and management of projects
  • Visible leadership of owned projects, with clearly communicated goals, benefits, and plans
  • Regular tracking and reporting to sponsors & stakeholders of project progress (actual and reforecast) against project plans
  • Develop risk mitigation & issue management plans and communicate to all stakeholders throughout project life-cycle
  • Direction & management of project team to ensure smooth delivery of projects; provide timely & efficient resolution of all key project and implementation escalations
  • Ensure consistent and improved quality levels of project
  • Provide input to the PM Practice initiatives and ensure projects are conducted in compliance with standard methodology, procedures and tools. 

People Management

  • Line management of and providing leadership and motivation to project management staff

Skills/Work Experience

  • Knowledge and interest in business strategies
  • Proficient in the design and management of a project office
  • Understands the principles, methods and techniques for the effective management of projects and programs
  • Ability to identify problems and work to resolution as required
  • Possess initiative, intuition, creativity as well as a strong background in conceptual problem solving and analytic skills
  • Ability to condense, present and communicate information in order to convince
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Uses a team approach to solve problem when appropriate
  • Proactive, self-motivated and determined attitude
  • Good coaching and training skills
  •  Minimum of 5+ years’ experience of demonstrated competence in project/program/strategic management and related roles


  • Degree in business, engineering, science (or other relevant area), or equivalent qualifications; MBA will be an advantage
  • Program / project management certification

If you would like to be considered for this post, get in touch with Yovani Sooprayen on or call on 59793869