Transport Manager – Project Management and Planning

Federations & Major Events
Doha , Qatar
Full Time
Competitive
7 / 10

The Transport Manager – Project Management and Planning is responsible for the performing of complex planning and programming activities in support of management-related programs and/or across all transportation sub-projects. Work requires contact with Event transport senior manager and Group leaders.

The successful candidate is expected to be a self-starter and multitasker who works well under pressure, and follows through on tasks.

Full description

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the development of transportation plans, budgets and other related documents with involved FIFA / Q22 Projects;
  • Monitors and estimates future costs in close cooperation with involved FIFA / Q22 Projects;
  • Assists to Q22 Transport Group leader Administration with plans, budget and other related documents preparation;
  • Reviews and evaluates plans, budgets and other related documents to ensure compliance with applicable FIFA / Q22 requirements and conformance to acceptable professional standards;
  • Reviews and prepares correspondence, reports, studies, gives briefings and makes presentations regarding event transport project and across Q22 planning activities;
  • Stays abreast of transportation industry changes and FIFA / Q22 requirements, policies, procedures and State of Qatar legislation
  • Establish a framework for monitoring information flow and managing expectations among various event transport sub-projects.

Qualifications

  • Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Transport, Civil Engineering, Project management, Event Management, Major Sport events or a combination of education and experience relating to position.
  • Master’s Degree is an additional asset

Experience:

  • Minimum of Five (5) years Transport work experience: ideally within the football, sport, event or Three (3) years of experience as a Project / Planning Manager, or Three (3) years equivalent management position.
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from support staff, and managers. Individual must be motivated, capable of working independently, with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Project management and planning experience within at least one mega project event, ideally more than one world class sport event (e.g. FIFA World Cup and/or Olympic Games, Regional Football Tournaments, etc.)
  • Experience working with public and private sector partners in a collaborative environment and ability to build strong partnerships

Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of administration and management principles
  • Advanced knowledge of business process management
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of transit operations involved in moving FIFA Constituents by vehicles, including city layout
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work both independently and lead a team
  • Proven experience of managing cross-functional teams
  • Ability to motivate others toward a common goal
  • Ability to understand the big picture and adapt accordingly
  • Ability to manage large and diverse teams through various phases of organisational change
  • Exceptional planning, organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to work and communicate in a corporate and project focused organisation
  • High level of presentation and negotiating skills
  • Strong facilitation, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility when faced with ambiguity or constant change
  • Positive attitude, patience and persistence
  • Inter-cultural competence and sensitivity
  • Language skills - English language fluency and any additional language considered an advantage
  • Strong IT skills; familiarity and comfort with MS Office (especially MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Project)

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