Head of PMO

Posted about 2 years ago by Erbil Telecommunications
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Telecoms

Scope and General Purpose

The Head of PMO ensures all of Company’s major projects are planned, approved, and implemented to meet Company’s Risk Review requirements from the start. This includes delivery of pre-engineered, engineered and special purpose products and management of large commercial contracts. The Head of PMO further ensures that the proper mix of technical support, procurement resources, guidelines, procedures, consultants, and software are available to support multi-discipline project teams for projects in the development.


1. Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define and maintain standards for the project management team using Project Management guidelines, Quality Standards and Company requirements to implement projects in a manner that introduces economies of repetition, and meets financial expectations established at project start.

  • Manage the prioritization of projects proposed by each of the business units in order to establish project management staffing levels, training, tools, and software  that will allow the project teams to achieve the Company’s objectives with respect to given projects

  • Provide leadership to ensure proper investments in tools, processes and people are done to govern Project Portfolio, Risk Reviews, Document Controls and Project Management Training

  • Settle disputes between Owner/Project Manager (Company) and the Contractor/Supplier/Customer in order to fairly settle project related contractual and customer satisfaction issues

  • Report to CEO on all projects at regular intervals  to inform management on issues and seek their counsel as required

  • As necessary, report to outside stakeholders (customers, suppliers, partners) on projects at intervals no less than what is required contractually

  • Identify and lead the negotiations to select appropriate contractors (EPC, equipment suppliers, and outage labor) to support execution of projects and major maintenance projects

  • Provide leadership to ensure assigned staff successfully achieves company goals and objectives.

2. Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Requires at least 10 years progressive human resources generalist experience with more than five years at senior management level in a high-volume environment.

  • Experience must include hands-on responsibility for the full scope of human resources activities, both operations and analysis.

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources or related fields in Administration from an accredited college or university in public, private.

  • Ten (10) years  experience  in all phases of  private sector or public  personnel administration including five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience. 

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Erbil Telecommunications


Telecoms Company in Erbil

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