Stantec ITS Senior Programme Coordinator in Doha, Qatar
Stantec is currently looking for an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Senior Programme Coordinator. The Senior Programme Coordinator will be part of a Programme Management team which will lead the overall ITS program implementation under the direction of the newly formed ITS Coordination and Monitoring Committee and drive our client Ashghal’s effort to achieve the committee’s Terms of Reference and objectives. Currently, Ashghal Asset Affairs is managing the following projects:
•Development of the Road Management Centre (RMC) software
•Area Wide Network (Fiber Optic Communication Network)
•Several Large ITS implementation projects
•Operation and Maintenance Framework Contract for ITS in Qatar
The ideal candidate would bring extensive experience successfully implementing similar programs working on the governmental, client or the contractor side, which would be essential to navigate this complex task and effectively deliver the ITS program.
The ideal candidate is also required to support Ashghal’s strategic discussions with the Ministry of Interior (MOI), Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC), Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Qatar National Broadband Network (QNBN), and other key stakeholders.
Key tasks and responsibilities include:
1.Assist the ITS programme manager in delivering a successful ITS programme
2.Support all stakeholders to adopt a collaborative, agile, integrated team approach to the ITS projects and an overall programme delivery framework
3.Support development and monitor the progress of an overall ITS Programme with specific focus on RMC system integration, WAN implementation, ITS Roadside Implementation projects delivery, SCATS upgrade, and Road Tolling implementation, in addition to other ITS projects.
4.Review projects with Ashghal / Supply Chain ITS Project Managers working on key individual ITS projects and support coordination across various ITS workstreams, advocating a consistent approach to ITS deployment across the various implementation projects
5.Work with Ashghal / Supply Chain ITS Project Managers to estimate and communicate expected levels of service / performance and system availability for ITS projects, and key measures to minimise potential service disruptions
6.Work with Ashghal / Supply Chain ITS Project Managers to support effective integration of projects into the RMC
7.Support the review of the processes and procedures produced across the ITS Programme (e.g. internal liaison within Ashghal throughout conceptual design, design development and implementation phases including agreed handover elements between Ashghal Project Delivery and Operations and Maintenance Departments) and propose improvements for clarity and alignment
- Support Ashghal in coordination with external stakeholders such as MOTC, MOI, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, Qatar National Broadband Network (QNBN), and other relevant stakeholders
9.Ensure key documentation is filed on Ashghal corporate systems (CDMS) for future reference / retrieval, and monitor the use of CDMS by various teams for effective team collaboration (e.g. sharing of information, recording of minutes of meetings, etc)
ITS Senior Programme Coordinator
•Minimum 10 -15 years of Post Qualification experience working with ITS and Transport Planning
•Advanced technical knowledge and an understanding of the State of Qatar’s environment and specific requirements.
•Excellent project management skills, including problem solving, maturity, empowerment and communication skills
•Excellent communication skills including fluency in Arabic
•Strong organisational, presentation, and customer service skills
•Arabic speaker an advantage
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