• Full Time
  • Sharjah

We  have an opening for a senior level strategic Advisor  to  manage projects across the entire organization, working with a variety of stakeholders and staff. The requirement is for someone with a minimum of  5- 7 years’ in a managerial position and a proven track record in the management of company operations, process implementation, and quality assurance. You will be tasked with providing crucial support to the CEO/President across all areas of responsibilities and strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the CEO/President, you will assist them in allocating time effectively across all work streams to ensure pursuance of priorities and navigation of work demands effectively.

Strategic Advisory and Operations 

  • Advise on strategic business development and key corporate planning initiatives.
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Assist in liaising with external parties engagement to develop sustainable partnerships.
  • Ensure efficient intra-department and cross-departmental coordination and communication in all functions and activities.
  • Implement corporate policies and procedures and ensure integration within the organization’s management systems.
  • Perform additional assignments as required.
  • Coordinate and confer with staff to resolve operations issues and difficulties.
  • Responsible for identifying and developing official systems and processes to help the organization lower the risk of error and become self-sufficient.

Reporting and Communication 

  • Being on hand to report to the CEO Office regularly (minimum once a week) and act (if required) as an intermediary between CEO Office and different projects teams.
  • Taking an official role within the quality assurance process of all reports/outputs within the organization (must have a strong attention to detail).
  • Keeping in contact (face to face) with all members of the projects teams, building relationships with them, acting as an outside influence that is there to support them personally with their goals.
  • Create, manage and update the department database and maintain a clear record of relevant programs and development meetings and activities.
  • Maintain the department processes and procedures documentation and implementation.
  • Track department action plan and alert department head of delays and or upcoming deadlines.
  • Assists with the logistical arrangements.

Projects Management and Facilitation

  • Being involved in projects implementation as a troubleshooter to assist in solving problems with innovative solutions.
  • Advise on strategic business development and key corporate planning initiatives.
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Must be discreet with high level of professionalism at all times in the daily management of the work.
  • Must possess strong initiative and sound judgment with a leadership perspective to ensure teamwork and inspiration to the team.
  • Must be flexible minded and willing to make changes and/or adjustments as the organization continues to grow.

Minimum Education Required

  •  Bachelor’s degree preferably in Business Administration, International Aid, International Development or related studies. MBA is preferred.

Special Requirements and Conditions

  • Goal/result oriented and passionate towards the cause.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Maintains confidentiality and instills confidence in the organization.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills (both in English and Arabic)

To apply for this job email your details to hema.laxman@flamingo.ae

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