Dubai, United Arab Emirates





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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. If you’re a forecaster and forward-thinker, you can make a huge impact, creating sales strategies across all markets. But, here, your innovation will do more than just improving sales strategies. As a Manager Commercial Projects Planning Middle East, you will be a critical enabler and a change agent for the Commercial organization in Middle East, empowering teams to collaborate cross-functionally, breaking the departmental silos, embedding PBO and FFWD ways of working, and coordinating dynamic resource allocation. The incumbent orchestrates the Commercial governance and leads Commercial project portfolio management, to ultimately enable the achievement of Commercial and NPS targets. The role is pivotal for the successful implementation of the Global Initiative - Consumer Centric Organization. Your ‘day to day’ • Accountable for the project portfolio management of commercial programs, projects, and initiatives, working in close collaboration with market PMO (part of S&PD) to integrate it into market/cluster broader portfolio of initiatives • Support Consumer Journey leads (Awareness/Conversion/Retention) and Commercial project managers in developing project charters with clear goals and desired outcomes of recommended programs, projects, and initiative • Consolidate project resource requirements (demand) and recommend an optimal resource allocation across all Commercial teams for the Commercial governance to decide. Identify non-Commercial resources requested for Commercial programs, projects, and initiatives, and facilitate allocation • Embed cross functional project-based (horizontal) ways of working driving collaboration and agility (sprint planning, retrospective, stand up meetings, etc.) in project delivery • Support the roll out of PBO in commercial functions by advocating and role modelling relevant behaviors and embedding best practices within the project teams • Track program, projects, and initiatives progress against KPIs and goals, ensuring timely update through the PBO reporting system (ServiceNow), and recommending corrective actions if needed • Orchestrate and coordinate the market/cluster Commercial governance, ensuring its effectiveness and the timely follow up on decisions taken • Participate in the Consumer Experience leadership team governance and provide input and recommendation to overall Consumer Experience short / long term plans as project portfolio manager and subject matter expert in PBO, FFWD, etc. Who we’re looking for • You have University degree Math/Statistics/Engineering • You have minimum 10 years of professional working experience in similar roles with a proven record of managing demanding projects/programs, including 5+ years of Consultancy experience working on CPG projects/programs • Advanced project management skills and project management tools • Good communication, collaboration, relationship building skills • Consumer centric mindset and comprehension of new consumer “phygital” reality • Strong leadership skills with agility and ability to deal in a constantly evolving environment What we offer Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. To join our growing team…