Project Manager – Abu Dhabi, UAE

First Abu Dhabi Bank
Job Overview

Job Purpose

The Project Manager will be responsible to define objectives, plan, execute & monitor projects within PBG, mostly IT related projects. He/ she will manage all stages of a project (from initiation to completion and delivery) within agreed timelines and budget. This includes planning and acquiring of resources and coordinating the efforts of team members, and external consultants or contractors in order to deliver according to plan. The Project Manager will also monitor and control the quality of the deliverable and throughout the project life cycle.

Generic Accountability

  • Plan and delivery of projects under PBG
  • Manage budget, timeline and resources of assigned projects
  • Coordinate across different areas/ stakeholders within FAB for the success of the project
  • Identify and manage inter-dependencies across multiple initiatives within PBG and with Group level

Job Specific Accountability

  • Prepare and run meetings
  • Prepare presentations
  • Manage stakeholders
  • Provide report on projects
Minimum Qualification
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or Engineering
  • MBA in Business Administration or IT is highly recommended
  • International qualification in project management is highly recommended
  • Experience of complex change management programmes/business transformation and strategy execution is mandatory
Specific Knowledge
  • Excellent understanding of Project Management, planning, monitoring project planning, monitoring & reporting within a large multi-faceted organization and a proven track record of delivery
  • Knowledge of different approaches to deliver project, including agile and waterfall
  • PMO methodology
  • High level of attention to detail, structure way of thinking and delivery
  • Organized
  • Strong interpersonal, people management and facilitation skills with an ability to secure buy-in and bind people to proactively support project delivery (tact and diplomacy, influencing skills and overall sensitivity to the implications of change)
Minimum Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in working for big 4 consulting firms
  • 5 – 10 years of business experience ideally in Banking or Financial Services companies where there has been direct exposure to significant change is highly recommended
  • Someone who can operate with minimum supervision
  • Experience in IT related projects and specific methodology is highly recommended
  • Experience in delivering projects using agile methodology
  • Experience in setting up PMO offices is highly recommended

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