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Transition Manager

Job Req ID:  243584
Posting Start Date:  21-Jan-2023

Riyadh, SA

Contract Type:  Full Time
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Transition Manager - Saudi Arabia

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The Job Opportunity

The Transition Manager will be responsible for developing high-quality transition/mobilisation programmes within bids and overseeing the initial phases of the subsequent mobilisation/transition programme (prior to hand over to the deliver manager/business unit mobilisation manager) on time and within budget. They will be responsible for managing and overseeing a core programme of work within a bid delivery team, managing key internal Serco relationships during the process. They will work on new opportunities across the Serco Middle East business sectors (Integrated Facilities Management, Aviation, Defence and Transport).

Serco delivers essential public services to customers in the UAE on behalf of governments, semi-governments and large private corporations


Key Accountabilities

  • To design, plan and execute high quality transitions/mobilisations on individual opportunities across our sectors. The opportunities will range in size and complexity.
  • Working with the bid team to create, implement and manage a transition project plan and strategy as a core component of a winning bid
  • To prepare and deliver essential bid documentation relevant to the transition and mobilisation components including; mobilisation approach, dependencies, risk / issues / opportunities register, action log, team information
  • To ensure that appropriate governance is followed, and all relevant approvals are obtained
  • To plan projects in a structured manner and ensure the end to end project lifecycle is fully managed
  • To ensure projects follow best industry practice and compliance with business processes and the Serco Management System
  • Work closely with stakeholders agree with the business requirements and scope for the project, developing effective working relationships and ongoing management processes for the project
  • Define project success criteria and communicate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Document preparation for meetings and assist with collation of management reports where necessary.


What we are looking for in our candidates

  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Attention to details and analytical skills
  • Excellent inter-personal and relationship building skills
  • The ability to have a strong impact and influence key decisions
  • The ability to foster motivation within the project team to meet tight deadlines
  • The ability to work unsupervised and to work effectively to tight deadlines
  • Being professional & innovative


Specific requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of project management and implementation.
  • Team management experience
  • Experience of working within a project delivery environment
  • Experience of the whole project life cycle
  • Computer literacy (MS Project and Office essential)
  • Degree from an accredited university in a relevant field preferred
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
  • Working knowledge of MS Project and MS Office
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a Business, Communications or other relevant discipline essential
  • Project management qualifications desirable (e.g. PRINCE2/APMP)
  • Working openly & Collaboratively
  • Treating Everyone with respect
  • Ability to Write Reports


Working with Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has important role to play.


We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


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