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Program Lead at MediaMonks DXB
MediaMonks is looking for a Program Lead to oversee a broad program of platform development, content, data & digital media projects for one of the largest mega-projects in Saudi Arabia. In this lead client-facing position, you’ll work at the intersection of business and platform solutions to bring forth first-rate projects at a consistent rate to our client.
Role & Responsibilities
- Working as part of our Dubai or Riyadh office, you’ll be wearing multiple hats at once as part of a long-term Platform-production partnership for our client in Saudi Arabia.
- You’re chiefly responsible for one main client with a large and growing portfolio, overseeing and driving the work we do for them.
- You’ll not just be our client’s go-to Monk: as a Program Monk you’re responsible for orchestrating the entire pipeline from sales to staffing and operations.
- You oversee the program of projects as a whole, liaising between the client and our own Monks to kickstart new assignments, delegating tasks to dedicated teams, and ensuring highest quality of delivery.
- You act as a strategic partner throughout who understands the client’s brand and business inside out, developing a roadmap for continued success.
- You will use your previous experience and ability to connect brand, technology and business needs into long term strategy and roadmaps for the program and on a product(s) level
- You will play a role in guiding product development and management from your deep experience in digital platform solutions
- You make sure projects are set up for success by connecting the needs of our clients to the right Monks, making sure great work is done between our production (platform, content, data and digital media) monasteries around the world.
- You work to create efficiencies by improving our overall process, workflow and communication for projects, driving excellence and highest quality program delivery
- You have the ability to think strategically and operationally, both keeping an eye on the overall approach and diving into details
- Safeguarding the client relationship and revenue growth, you will work closely with the Account Director to enable business planning and development to make sure we hit targets and KPIs, identifying opportunities for new assignments that add value to all parties.
Want to Become Our Program Lead?
MediaMonks is one of those (50) companies creative people would kill to work for. You’ll be part of a successful and super-fast-moving-(and-growing) company that is determined to reach Mars before Musk. In addition to an unlimited supply of coworkers, MediaMonks gets you a one-of-a-kind company culture, characterised by conscientiousness and celebrated with champagne. If you meet and exceed this profile, we’d love to meet you.
We stand for equal-opportunity employment and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. Please be attentive to the requirements and accompany your application with a personal cover letter showing why you’re the right Monk for the role.
- With at least 10-12 years of industry experience and 3+ years in a lead role, you have a solid background in digital transformations.
- Excellent communicator, agile mastermind, problem solver, solution oriented thinker, change management and leadership skills.
- Must be well versed in Agile methodology.
- This senior-level role requires someone who’s experienced in managing multi-million dollar retainers.
- You bring a broad understanding of what is needed to produce high-end digital platform solutions at a high pace in today’s always-on environment.
- On the business side, you know how to balance the client’s objectives with the needs of our own company.
- You have a keen understanding of the (digital) business objectives of global brands and are able to quickly fathom a project’s challenges and what needs to be achieved.
- You don’t think in projects but in partnerships, developing the client relationship and work-streams milestones ahead.
- Setting up and sustaining projects between teams and time zones is no easy feat and requires superb planning as well as interpersonal skills.
- Arabic speaker is a plus
- Willing to travel regularly to Saudi Arabia if based in Dubai
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