Project Manager - Career Development

Riyadh /
Misk Foundation Programs – Misk Skills /
Job Purpose
To manage the development of one of more Projects in different stages of development within one distinct Program Area in order to support Misk achieve one of its key objectives:
·       Identify, develop and nurture KSA’s top leaders
·       Develop professional talent in emerging sectors
·       Enable the launch and growth of youth-led Saudi startups
·       Foster youth-focused organizations and connect KSA youth with the world

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Manages the identification and proposal of partnerships that can be formed
·         Works with the Business Development team to ensure that the partnership toll gate process is respected, from partnership initiation to activation, with all needed approvals, documentation, data storage etc
·         Ensures a proper due diligence exercise is performed for each of the prospective partners in order to safeguard Misk and its interests
·         Monitors the performance of the contractors/suppliers to ensure compliance with the agreed contractual terms and conditions
·         Develops and maintains effective business relationships with all relevant internal functions and external entities attending to all critical issues in order to ensure the services required by the organization are delivered in the most effective and efficient manner

·      Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Education or any related field
·      Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferable
·       Language: English and Arabic language skills
      5 – 7 years of experience in Project Management
      Experience in event management is a plus
      Experience in respective program area is a plus
      First experience in managing teams
      Ability to work as a team
      Communication skills, both oral and verbal
      Strong problem-solving skills. Target orientation, drive for results and success, persistence despite obstacles and opposition
      Driven by KPIs and measurable output
      Good stakeholder management, both internally and externally
      “Doer” – strong track record of implementation-focused work