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COMPLETE Project PMO Specialist - Riyadh

8 days ago


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Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   [ View map ]
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

We have been present in Saudi Arabia for 40 years and with over 600 employees to date, we are growing rapidly. Together we are delivering our signalling, control and train protection systems for the North –South Railway (NSR), the longest system of it’s kind in the world. Together we are key suppliers of In-flight entertainment and connectivity systems as well as air traffic management solutions in Saudi. We are making Saudi Arabia a safer place by securing the country’s critical infrastructure and e-security solutions that secure the country’s electronic payment systems. Thales has been selected to supply major electronic systems for air defence and the Group also supplied communication and optronic systems for the Army, the Saudi Arabia National Guards and the Air Force.


  • Responsible for managing the PMO function on some STES programs,
  • To support the Project Managers or delegated PM, with project structuring, strategy definition and implementation, progress reporting including workload, schedule updates, forecast to complete, variance identification and opportunities for improvement


  • Deploy STES processes, methods and tools applicable to Project Management target Operating Model
  • Consolidate non-financial data for various reportings, Bid & Project dashboards
  • Establish and monitor project management performance indicators appropriate to the projects within the portfolio
  • Build and maintain a workload plan (for ongoing and future project activities)
  • Coordinate risks analysis and monitor the updates throughout the project lifecycle
  • Works closely with the project Contracts Manager to efficiently report performance and record issues that negatively impact the project to support claim management
  • Attend/manage Core Team/ Project reviews internal and when appropriate with Customer reviews to report on schedule updates, forecast to complete, variance identification and opportunities for improvement
  • Deploy Lessons Learnt practices over the project lifecycle
  • Implement Project management / Process improvement initiatives
  • Maintains a positive and professional working relationship with customers
  • Ensures full compliance to Company safety and quality procedures


  • 5 years of experience of working on projects
  • Experience in large multi-discipline and entities projects is a plus


  • Minimum a Bachelor Degree or equivalent in relevant field
  • Professional Qualification in Project Management


  • Experience of implementing & embedding PMO processes
  • Able to understand the baseline programme timeline and work with the project team identifying risks and issues that could impact the delivery plan
  • Able to engage and motivate people.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication, presentation skills, questioning, listening and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a methodical approach.
  • Attention to detail
  • Good Time management skills
  • Coordinating and updating project plans / documents
  • Ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritize and work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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    Thales International Saudi Arabia

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