Operational Resilience Project Lead (2 years Fixed Term Contract)

Operational Resilience Project Lead (2 years Fixed Term Contract)

DP World
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Job Description

Job Purpose
The Operational Resilience Project Manager will support the Business Resilience Manager in building and embedding DP World's capability to prevent, withstand and adapt to threats and shocks to our people, business or reputation.This is a Fixed Term Contract Role.
The role aim is to lead complex projects that will make a fundamental difference to the resilience of the DP World business, in particular, the successful implementation of DP World's new emergency mass notification project.
This Senior Specialist is an excellent communicator and relationship builder, using these skills to successfully manage and deliver resilience projects in DP World.
Key Accountabilities
  • Full responsibility for project management of DP World's emergency mass notification project, including key programme and project deliverables and milestones
  • Day-to-day support for execution of programmes and projects impacting Group wide resiliency efforts coordination of teams across Group Security Communications HSE People and Technology.
  • Working with functional and business stakeholders to understand key business needs, translate those into a clear, actionable demand and track overall book of work for the team.
  • Manage key resilience projects and initiatives, ensuring stakeholder engagement, status updates, and issue escalation. Support other Programme/Project managers
  • Regular production and maintenance of key documentation including project plans, status reports, issue logs, etc.
  • Responsibilities will include assisting in the oversight of resilience initiatives by organising and executing on-time delivery of key strategic priorities and objectives.
  • Enforce governance structure and project management discipline and drive execution with detailed project plans, including definition of roles, responsibilities and milestones.
  • Deliver programme reporting and tracking documentation, including multiple work streams and projects across functions, and present structured senior management updates.

  • Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World's Principles, values and culture ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities understanding and following DP World's Code of Conduct and Ethics policies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • Programme/project management - proven ability to frame projects, establish required governance, and work across all constituencies in across the business to successfully implement programmes/projects.
  • Prior direct experience in IT Disaster Recovery, business continuity or crisis management within the is a plus
  • Experience coordinating medium-to-large d projects or processes across multiple teams/constituents.
  • Highly developed executive level presentation skills - ability to develop materials and messaging with little oversight.
  • Strong technical background a plus.
  • Strong, confident, and clear verbal communications skills to ensure that the project status is effectively documented and understood.
  • Creative problem solver, comfortable asking what are the other options
  • Must be comfortable challenging and pushing back on veracity of updates and status provided by more senior stakeholders when necessary.
  • Capacity to execute on a broad vision rather than execution on specific tasks must understand how it all ties together.
  • Strong influence and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and to develop strong, positive working relationships across a matrixed organisation.
  • Ability to quickly learn and assimilate business and technical knowledge.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and change as components of role can be fluid and defined over time as business needs evolve.
  • Extreme attention to detail and ability to work independently.
  • Strong organisational, multitasking and prioritisation skills.

Essential Experience
  • Recognisable (accredited) project management qualification (e.g. APM, CPMP, PINCE2, CSM, PMP etc.)
  • Understanding of resilience methodologies.
  • Demonstrable experience successfully managing enterprise-wide programmes.
  • Ability to organise and audit work, including the collation of clear statistics over time.
  • Confident to challenge traditional approaches to create and foster improvements and innovations across the programme.
  • Conscious of others time, is direct and can adapt their communications style.

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About DP World

We are the leading provider of smart logistics solutions, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services touches every aspect of life. We're a global network of 181 business units in 64 countries across six continents. From marine services and inland terminals to industrial parks as well as technology driven customer solutions. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 56,000 employees from 64 countries are committed to bringing every customer and partner unrivaled value. We do this by building and growing long lasting relationships - with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain. We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading technology to create the smartest, most efficient and innovative trade solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet. DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief. By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

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