Free Zone Projects Specialist

department Licensing & Regulatory
contract type Freelance
city Abu Dhabi
country United Arab Emirates
job number 158509
closing date

Role Purpose

The Free Zone Projects Specialist is responsible for managing all special projects, data projects, data extraction, analysis and assisting in the development and implementation of various regulatory projects to ensure alignment with CMA’s objectives.

The Free Zone Projects Specialist will manage the CRM database for Companies/Freelancers in the free zone and will provide ongoing support to the wider department assisting the Section Head on all special project initiatives within the department.

Key Responsibilities

Project Manager

  • Managing ad-hoc special projects for the department
  • Act as the project manager/liaison for ad-hoc data special projects
  • Liaise with other Government entities in relation to ongoing collaboration projects
  • Prepare powerpoint presentations on behalf of Section Head and other senior team members on any ongoing internal and external projects 


Managing Data and Data extraction

  • Managing the overall data input process (including any junior data entry team members)
  • Reviewing and accurately extracting all current and historic data from files of Companies, Branches and Freelancers in the Media Zone
  • Devising and inputting data into an electronic and searchable format and other related tasks.
  • Liaise with relevant IT departments both internally and externally
  • Understanding business needs and develop appropriate tools to support Operations Teams


Creation of dashboard and maintaining CRM database for Companies/Freelancers

  • After data extraction processes are complete, creation of useable electronic dashboard to display and facilitate data reporting as required by MZA and manage the overall CRM project
  • Accurately maintain the internal CRM for the Companies/Freelancer Register


Data analysis

  • Propose ideas and options to create efficient data reporting and modelling and complete analyses on data as required by MZA
  • Run data reports on an ad-hoc basis as required 

Education, Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (e.g. law, engineering, clinical sciences, or public health) from an internationally recognized academic institution  Relevant exposure to multiple projects
  • Proven experience in managing and analyzing data
  • Proven experience in managing CRMs
  • Proven experience in project management within the UAE
  • Industry-related training
  • In house practical experience desirable
  • Language: Full professional English proficiency both in speaking and writing;
  • Arabic desirable
  • Strong skills in MS Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel) and CRM (including but not limited to Salesforce)
  • Excellent administrative skills and strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with a proven ability to complete work in a timely manner
  • Ability to work quickly and creatively with strong multi-tasking capability
  • Teamwork skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Sound business judgment
  • Demonstrated data analytical skills
  • Learning and adapting efficiently.
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