We are Chalhoub Group, a leading family business in the world of beauty, fashion and gifts. We have blended our Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury to offer service excellence to all our partners and a unique experience to all our customers for over 60 years
As we continue to grow, it’s our vision to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.
Our passionate teams drive our vision forward, without them, we couldn’t create luxury experiences for our customers. Through opportunities, development and support, we empower each and every employee to achieve their career goals – and beyond. It’s an exciting journey we’re on, and one you could be part of.
We are hiring a highly motivated and structured hands-on technical /Digital Project Manager to join our team.
Our ideal candidate will have a talent for designing, developing and delivering complex Technical/Digital projects from early thought/vision stage to completed roll-out.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering world-class digital products and has the necessary technical and analytical skills to drive success.
What you'll be doing:
Manage technical Technical/Digital projects in terms of scope, pre-requisites, risks, quality assurance, execution and acceptance
Lead the comprehensive analysis (incl. user interviews, system requirements…etc.), planning, development and implementation of customer facing applications/application systems/infrastructure and other relevant high complexity technical projects (both for web and mobile – where applicable)
Run the business and technical analysis of project ideas, determine required resources and ensure that all specifications are structured, aligned and documented. Validate proposals, ensure feasibility and explore execution options
Understand customer, business and stakeholder needs, define priorities and propose technical solutions (scope, dependencies, risks, budget, schedule…etc.).
Create RFPs for UX design, development/coding agencies, and/or consultancies; initiate service provider/vendor selection, evaluate opportunities, negotiate and select
Manage 3rd party expertise/teams incl. coders, designers and consultants.
Deliver success as per scope/schedule/plan/budget, minimizing and mitigating project risks
Analyse project feedback and enhancement requests; ensure business goals are met with heavy focus on UX, quality and timely execution
Track project status and supervise the development/coding progress on a regular basis; ensure the quality of the work completed
Create and deliver status reports on the projects
Consult the business internally on technical projects as subject matter expert
What you need to succeed in this role:
Good command of English
Display of integrity in personal and business life
Strong team player; the ability to work independently while also successfully collaborating with peers
Vast knowledge of current/emerging Technical/Digital technologies, software and relevant processes
Degree in computer sciences/engineering with a project management certification (PMP; additional PMI-ACP or PMI-PBA is highly appreciated)
6-8 years worth of completed Technical/Digital projects as project lead; great track-record in handling both back-end and front-end project streams as team manager
Comfortable planning and managing large-scale technical/Digital projects hands-on, with rolled-up sleeves
Excellent time and resource management skills; can manage multiple projects simultaneously without difficulty in various geographic locations if necessary
Advanced communication skills: responsible for ensuring the smooth collaboration between UX designers/product owner/coders/agencies and further stakeholders
Solid knowledge of Agile/Scrum approach with the proven ability to lead development efforts in different settings
Perfectionist in execution, high attention to detail and ownership
Enjoys high pace, demanding, performance driven environment
Bonus, but not required: technical consulting or technical project execution experience with a corporate highly appreciated; project experience in the GCC; language skills for interacting with different development teams (Arabic/Russian/Turkish/Polish/Bulgarian/Hungarian/Romanian…etc. or Urdu/Hindi/Punjabi…etc)
Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now’s your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world. In return, you’ll have everything you need to innovate your career.
What we can offer you
We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.
Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries. We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.
We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution & exclusive employee discounts