Operations Director of Project Management Department
JOB TITLE: Operations Director of Project Management Department
EMPLOYER: Sumgait Technologies Park LLC DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-04 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2019-01-03

Position name: Operations Director of Project Management Department

The Operations Director of Project Management is responsible for all projects assigned to the Project Management department by the Executive team. The primary function of this position will be to carry out the execution of major projects assigned to the department, such as setting up new facilities and business functions, standardizing business processes, automation rollouts and executing division initiatives.

The Operations Director of Project Management will ensure to follow in-depth project planning for their assigned projects, with focus on scope, budget, schedule, etc., to ensure deliverables are met on time and on budget. The Operations Director of Project Management will also ensure control over the assigned projects, project teams, and facilitate project success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Analyze completed projects to determine profitability and ideas for improvement;
• Maintain budget constraints during the pre-construction activities;
• Direct internal status meetings and produce recaps with corresponding Action Lists;
• Schedule resources, manage team workload, and prioritize / reprioritize tasks as needed;
• Develop a detailed project plan to track progress;
• Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs;
• Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques;
• Report and escalate to management as needed;
• Perform risk management to minimize project risks;
• Interface with all functional leaders to identify and secure functional resources for each assigned project as it gets approved to proceed by upper management;
• Determine all critical issues to execution of programs are identified and managed prior to escalation of issues into business inhibitors, facilitating program success;
• Ensure all business and financial evaluations and communications are made;
• Coordinate and manage the work of employees by directing the Project Managers to meet departmental goals. Audit regularly to ensure standard operating procedures are being adhered to;
• Manage employee performance and assist employees in making improvements to their performance through coaching, mentoring and administering performance reviews. Recommend, plan and/or implement employee training and skill development activities;
• Conduct efficient and effective meetings;
• Update budgets and make cost projections necessary to complete the project;
• Perform an accurate take-off for a line item budget and for the purchase of material;
• Prioritize deliverables and assignments in order to meet deadlines.

Additional Skills and Abilities:

• Strong negotiation skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Effective leadership skills, ability to promote teamwork and demonstrate the ability to lead people to get results
• Excellent decision making and follow-through skills
• Strong attention to details
• Skilled in conflict management and conflict resolution
• Ability to prioritize multiple directives within changing work demands
• Proven track record of success measured by increased responsibility and attainment of prescribed objectives
• Effective time management and organizational skills
• Work independently as well as in a team environment
• Strong Analytical and problem solving skills
• Maintain confidentiality
• Handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraints
• Respond professionally in situations with difficult employee/vendor/customer issues or inquiries


• BachelorMaster degree in Project Management, Engineering, Business Management, Finance or related field
• 5 years’ experience in Project Management field or other related field of business
• Supervisory/Management experience

Licenses or Certifications:

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferable

Additional information:

• Salary will be negotiated during interview;
• Please apply to cv@stp.az

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