Program Manager – Emiratization Project

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Job Description


  • Lead and manage all Emiratization projects, ensuring they are executed efficiently and within established timelines.
  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with the Emiratisation Lead to execute and refine Emiratization project strategies, goals, and objectives in alignment with the company’s vision and 2026 Emiratization targets.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including OpCo Human Capital teams, Group Services, and Government agencies, to ensure the success of Emiratization projects.
  • Program Management: Develop and implement project plans, track progress, and proactively identify and address potential issues or obstacles. Ensure all Emiratization initiatives meet or exceed their intended outcomes.
  • Resource Management: Allocate and manage resources, including budget and personnel, to support the successful execution of Emiratization projects.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Prepare regular reports on the status and progress of Emiratization projects, ensuring all documentation and reporting meet company standards.
  • Compliance and Regulations: Stay up-to-date with labor laws, regulations, and government policies related to Emiratization, and ensure that all projects adhere to these requirements.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement and optimization within the Emiratization projects, striving for greater efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Proven experience in program or project management, with a track record of successfully delivering complex initiatives.
  • Strong knowledge of administrative and project management principles and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of General Human Resources and Emiratization policies and regulations is a plus.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English
  • Fluency in MS Office and MS Project/Visio


  • At Majid Al Futtaim, we’re on a mission to create great moments, to spread happiness, to build, experiences that stay in our memories for a lifetime. We’re proud to say that over the past 27 years, we have built a reputation as a regional market leader in what we do. Join us!
  • Work from any country in the world for 30 days a year.
  • Work in a friendly environment, where everyone shares positive vibes and excited about our future.
  • Work with over 50,000 diverse and talented colleagues, all guided by our Leadership Model.