- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
What You'll Do
You will support the overall management of the EMEAR Country Digitization Acceleration (CDA) programme, and will help drive specifically identified projects across EMEAR. You will initially start with the Ireland CDA project and also support the wider EMEAR programme. You will develop specific expertise in a subset of EMEAR CDA projects that can then be used in other CDA EMEAR countries, and will work closely with the country specific CDA PMOs to drive programme reporting and management.
The CDA Regional Leads are accountable for CDA country reporting and forecasting but as a Project and Programme Manager you should assist in the operation of:
Collecting data from country PMOs
Distributing and implementing best practice & process
Successful Country CDA programmes
Successful CDA EMEAR projects
Adherence to common CDA processes by the PMOs
Complete and accurate CDA plans and reports
Up to date and complete CDA use cases
Who You'll Work With
The Country Digitization Acceleration (CDA) Program is a Cisco investment program that forms a partnership between selected governments and Cisco to advance the digital agenda in the selected CDA countries.
The projects within each national CDA program are designed to better serve citizens and foster a fast-growing, inclusive economy, while in-turn driving strategic growth for Cisco.
The workstreams and projects align with a country’s national priorities. Typically they are centered on the Digitization of Health, Education, Cities, Industry, Transportation and Utilities.
In addition there is often also a focus on national cybersecurity, entrepreneurship and digital inclusion.
CDA has been running for over 3 years and has programs in 24 countries worldwide. The EMEAR CDA team manages the program across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The program is run by local teams in the individual CDA countries but managed and supported by the global CDA team. The EMEAR CDA team is part of the global team that mobilizes and supports the local CDA teams that are executing the individual country programs.
Who You Are
You will likely bring the following experience and skills:
At least 2-3 years of experience in project management, ideally in the business and technology consulting environment
General technology background with an interest in government affairs
Bachelor Degree required, ideally from one of the top universities in Ireland
Fluency in English is required and additional languages are preferred
Business Development & Opportunity Management
Programme Management (Finance & Reporting oversight)
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