Manager – Corporate Development, Dubai Airports

Job Purpose

(Explain in two or three sentences the main purpose of the job and why the job exists and how it contributes to the departmental end results)

The aim of the role is to manage the corporate development programs alongside with all relevant programs leads, project managers and Subject Matter Experts including the consultants in a stakeholder. Also it is expected from the CD manager to adopt a coordinated approach to ensure effective delivery of all program, projects and to achieve the program defined and agreed milestones that should support the strategic plan.

The Jobholder will work closely with all related program leads and or project managers and will be responsible for efficient and effective program/ project planning and delivery after ensuring the full alignment and integration between program and projects objectives Vs. the DA corporate objectives.

A key purpose of the CD Manager is to play the focal point role in the tactical project / program committees and to participate where possible in the area of expertise for the stakeholder engagement and resolution of day to day project risks / actions along with the project manager. In addition communication to line management and CD portfolio lead / committee and verification of project regular progress update coming from CD PM.

Working closely with the CPO, in progress update verification, reporting, risks mitigation in preparation to portfolios committee meetings. Also the jobholder shall comply with all corporate portfolios governance systems to ensure accuracy and all other program / projects actions are resolved properly.

Qualifications and Education:

The job holder will have be educated to University degree in Industrial Engineering or related field, and professional qualification in project Management


At least 6-8 years’ experience in a relevant role in planning and management of large scale and complex corporate development projects and a proven track record in delivering projects/programs in a commercial environment.

Experience of managing deliverables through program team leads and working committees.

Minimum 4+ years of Programme Management hands-on experience

Experience of process engineering


Developmental training is required in any area for professional development and/or mandatory purposes.


Advanced Project management knowledge including planning, risks identification & mitigations, reporting, and health check that comprises financial performance, milestones achievement interdependencies, etc..

Ability Manage complex programs and acting as a client’s representative for any corporate projects/ programs and being responsible all project management activities including stakeholders expectation, requirements and knowledge transferee

Support VP Corporate Development in managing consultants for planning and improvement studies including development /compliance/administration; and overseeing the progress of all corporate development projects.

Excellent knowledge in process design and improvement and, systems service delivery models

Ability to manage the change in accordance with the relevant stakeholder in ensures positive impact is across the entity.

Knowledge in HR concepts, applied policies and applications

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