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Manager – Digital Transformation

  • Job reference: R-024090
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: AE.Dubai.Al Rostamani Building

The Business Operations & Technology service line within Atkins Acuity have been successful in securing a number of Digital Transformation Opportunities including Damac BIM Integration, DEWA BIM Transformation and RTA CM & CIS.

  • In order to grow the team and expand its capabilities we aim to recruit a Senior Manager with a specialism in digital transformation.
  • The Senior Manager Digital Transformation will be primarily responsible for providing professional advice, guidance and training to clients in a of the implementation of digital technologies, primarily within the Construction industry, to improve operational performance. 
  • They must understand and translate customer needs into business and technology solutions and provide a pathway to successful implementation. 
  • They must also drive decisions and provide consultation around digital transformation, the customer transformation roadmap, and ensure technology and business solutions align with business requirements.
  • The candidate should have a strong management consultancy background preference will be given to those who have experience working for one of the Big 4 consultancies or leading strategy houses.
  • The Senior Manager Digital Transformation will work closely with Clients, and their stakeholders, to assess their business and support them in developing a solution that will enable achievement of their corporate goals and objectives. 
  • In performing they will also serve as the voice of the end user and as a voice for change to drive lean-agile practices within the Clients business. 
  • They will also possess strong communication and influencing skills to help communicate the benefits realized through the transformation.

The candidate shall have the ability to source new opportunities in the market, convert these into wins, and lead the delivery of the acquired project ensuring that it is completed on time, budget and in accordance with Client requirements.

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Required Skills and expertise

  • Experience in developing digital strategies and implementing digital transformation in large organisations
  • Strong understanding and experience in an asset intensive industry i.e. Aviation, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Rail, Highways
  • Experience and understanding of Infrastructure Asset Management i.e. ISO 55000
  • Proven ability to work in a customer facing/consulting environment
  • Experience leading projects through all phases of the lifecycle
  • Strong analytical skills, creativity and communication skills to encourage clients to execute their digital roadmap.
  • Strong Presentation skills

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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