Digital Transformation Expert- Power and Utilities
ExperienceSenior (11-15 years)
Est. StartJuly 15, 2024
Duration36 Month(s)
Leading consulting firmLeading consulting firm
Partially Remote
Middle EastMiddle East
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Required Skills
Digital Transformation Strategy
Digital Project Management
Project Overview

Location: Onsite – Qatar (Mix of onsite and offshore)

Duration: 3-4 Years

Utilization: Full Time

Project Context and Background:

Our client is a leading consulting firm and they are are initiating a comprehensive digital transformation project for a leading client in the Power & Utilities sector, focusing on transmission and distribution. This pivotal role requires an experienced Digital Transformation Expert to design and implement a transformation strategy that spans all 20 departments, including IT and Operational Technology (OT). The project aims to redefine the client’s operating model, optimize performance, and ensure sustainable growth through advanced digital practices. This is a contractual role and may be converted to a permanent role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategy Design: Develop a holistic digital transformation strategy that integrates all aspects of the client's operations.
  • Operating Model Definition: Define a detailed operating model encompassing:
  • People & Skills
  • Policies, Processes, Procedures, Templates & Forms
  • Technology
  • Governance
  • Sourcing Model
  • Costing
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Business Case Development: Create both qualitative and quantitative business cases to support the transformation initiatives.
  • Change Management: Design and execute a robust change management framework to ensure smooth transition and adoption of new practices.
  • Digital Transformation Office (DTO): Develop and operationalize the DTO framework in alignment with strategic objectives and the defined operating model.
  • Project Execution: Collaborate with internal teams and external stakeholders to ensure successful strategy implementation and operational optimization.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience: Minimum 10 years of relevant experience, with a strong preference for professionals from the Power & Utilities sector.
  • Proven track record in leading comprehensive digital transformation projects.
  • Extensive knowledge in setting up and managing digital transformation initiatives across complex organizations.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in modern digital technologies and their application in enhancing business operations within the power and utilities sector.
  • Soft Skills:
  • Highly analytical with a proven ability to solve complex problems.
  • Excellent team collaboration and leadership abilities.
  • Strong communication skills, proficient in English; Arabic is a plus.

Additional Requirements

  • This role will require regular interaction with external partners, vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Cultural and Operational Fit: The candidate should be comfortable working in a multicultural environment and adapt quickly to the operational dynamics of the Power & Utilities industry in Qatar.

This extensive project offers a unique opportunity for a seasoned Digital Transformation Expert to lead significant changes that will shape the future of the Power & Utilities sector in Qatar. If you are driven by innovation, strategic development, and have a passion for transforming traditional industries through digital technology, we invite you to apply for this impactful role.

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