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IT Project Controller (IDC)

IT Project Controller
19000309 Requisition #
The Project controller is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets.  Building and managing project teams, strong stakeholder management, and ensuring quality control throughout the project life cycle are central to this position.  The successful project manager will be experienced in the delivery of both software development and infrastructure projects have experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously and possess a comprehensive understanding of project management methodologies (Agile and Waterfall).   


Key Activities 

1. Manage projects to deliver them on time, within budget and to the required quality specifications.  Tightly manage any deviations from the agreed project timeline and budget, ensuring early notification to the project steering committee of potential deviations and applicable necessary remedial actions.  
2. Work with project stakeholders, flydubai and external vendors, in an onshore and offshore engagement model to gather requirements, create project plans, identify and manage issues (mitigation plans), risks and changes.   
3. Ensure all required project documentation is compiled to a high standard and maintained in an accurate and auditable manner.
4. Accurate and timely reporting of project progress and status to project stakeholders via electronic reporting and formal presentations.
5. Adherence to formal project governance to ensure compliance with agreed flydubai standards based on Cobit and PMP Methodology
6. Compliance and in depth knowledge of IT infrastructure and software projects.

7. Adherence to flydubai change and release management procedures – identification and impact assessment of change, communication of time and cost impact following a change request.
8. Disaster recovery planning and implementation for all implemented projects.
9. Project administration - ensure all invoices are raised accurately, reflect work done and are provided by vendor on time and to flydubai’s specification. Answer any queries that arise from submission of invoices to Accounts Payable.
10. Manage and Coordinate with multiple stakeholders remotely

Minimum Qualification

A University Degree in IT, Engineering or equivalent
SIX Sigma accreditation an advantage


5+ years’ experience in technology Project Management (infrastructure and software development projects).
2+ years’ experience in aviation IT sector, an advantage
Clear understanding and demonstrable experience of different project management methodologies
Qualification in project management or equivalent 
Proven experience in people management
Proven experience in risk management
Proven experience in change management

Knowledge / Skills

Proven ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
Proficient in Microsoft Project and Office suite
Knowledge of airline industry practices, processes, and applications
In depth knowledge and experience of project management practices

Certificate / License required

PMI or PRINCE2 certification
CSM Certification, an advantage


Customer Focus
Team work
Effective Communication
Personal Accountability & Commitment to achieve
Resilience and Flexibility (Can do attitude)
Project Management

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