Project Manager (CNS & Air Traffic Management)

Job Req ID:  291839
Posting Start Date:  23 Feb 2024

Dubai, Dubai, AE

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 

Project Manager (CNS & Air Traffic Management)
Make a difference every day 

We are a multinational organisation with a global team of 50,000 colleagues. In the Middle East we operate in the Transport, Defence & Advisory sectors, delivering services in Asset Management, Customer Experience, Fire & Rescue and Air Navigation Services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services to fulfil our purpose to impact a better future by "Bringing National Visions to Life".  


Our Project Manager will be managing dans’ business portfolio and providing project management services to support the efficient delivery of programmes and projects to time, cost, quality, and budget in accordance with business requirements. You will be Focal point for the provision of Portfolio Management services to manage and deliver projects across the entire business. An ideal candidate should posses project management and team leadership skills, as well as excellent communication and organizational skills.


Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) provides air navigation services at four airports in the UAE, one of which is the world's busiest airport for international passengers, where their mission is to empower and develop all their people in delivering world-leading air navigation services that exceed every standard, assure their customers, and shape global innovation.

Your Opportunity  

  • Provide Portfolio performance analysis and reporting against the achievement of Strategic & Project Objectives and the associated Benefits, including highlighting issues, risks and opportunities to the Head of Portfolio Management Department, Project Sponsors, and other Stakeholders
  • Support the Projects Management Committee to ensure projects are approved and implemented that bring the optimum Return on Investment for dans and stakeholders’ budgets supported by a cost benefit analysis
  • Manage Project Approval documentation/requests in accordance with PMD procedures and presented to the Projects Committee by the respective Project Sponsors and/or VP of the Unit. This includes support to the Sponsor in capturing the Cost Benefit Analysis, Feasibility and Options studies, project scope, goals, constraints, risks, and deliverables to support business strategy and objectives
  • Support the business to effectively commercialize its services. This will implement commercialization capability including structured governance practices together with efficient commercial policies and procedures
  • Development, implementation, and continuous review & improvement of the Portfolio Management Department’s policy, procedures, templates, and practices in accordance with international standards and best industry practices
  • Collaborate with the Safety and Security department to obtain the required Safety approvals to comply with the GCAA and DCAA regulations


Specific requirements

  • Project management experience in a complex Air Traffic Control/Aviation environment (Work experience within the Air Traffic Management/Air Traffic Engineering Services/Aviation Sector and in Air Traffic Control environment and future ATM developments and concepts)
  • A formal Project Management qualification
  • Work experience in Communication, Navigation and Surveillance systems (CNS)
  • Strong experience in technical documentation
  • Excellent communications skills 


What’s in it for you? 

  • At Serco, our core values drive everything we do, and we believe in fairly compensating our colleagues for the value they bring to our organization. We are proud to offer a total reward package at Serco which includes: 
  • Competitive monthly pay and allowances that are commensurate with the role and industry standards 
  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage and life insurance, so our employees can feel secure in their health and financial wellbeing 
  • We recognize the importance of work-life balance, which is why we offer competitive leave benefits that exceed industry standards 
  • We offer an annual airfare allowance to support our expat colleagues to stay in touch and visit their loved ones 
  • We pride ourselves on providing a supportive work environment where we foster a positive Safety-First culture 
  • We care deeply about our colleagues' wellbeing and offer access to wellbeing programs and platforms to support their physical, mental, and emotional health. 
  • As a global organization, we offer a vast array of career paths for our employees to choose from. The scale and breadth of our organization provides our colleagues with opportunities for growth and variety in their career path, both regionally and globally. 


Join Us 

At Serco, we believe there is a place here for everyone. A place where you can bring your authentic self to work every day. Our workplace culture is one that embraces diversity and fosters equity, respect, and belonging for every individual. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and creating an inclusive environment that proudly celebrates the perspectives and backgrounds that each of our employees bring to work every day. 


Join Serco and be part of a values-driven organization that invests in the development and well-being of its employees and offers a rewarding and fulfilling career.