Project Manager

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Company:
Qatar National Bank (QNB)
Location:
Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
Salary:
Competitive
Employment Type:
Full time
Sector:
Asset Management, Research
Sub Sector:
Strategist/Economist, n/a
Position Type:
Permanent
Job Reference:
3801721
Date Added:
14-July-2018

Job Description

About QNB
QNB Group, the biggest bank in Qatar, and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, is looking to hire a Project Manager, to meet the requirements of the expansion of its office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
QNB Group's presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 30 countries across 3 continents, providing a comprehensive range of products and services. The total number of staff is more than 28,000 operating from over 1200 locations.

Role Description:
Assist in establishing a group wide project management office for all planned and ongoing projects in QNB. Assist in developing the overall project management methodology, set up and manage the overall project portfolio within the QNB Group. Monitor, steer, track all projects in order to ensure that projects are implemented and completed within the defined time, budget and scope with the support of the originally allocated resources. Prepare management information reports on all planned and ongoing projects on a continuous basis to brief Executive Management on the status of project completion and suggest corrective action if required.

Qualifications:

  • Build and maintain strong and effective relationship with all other related departments and units to ensure the successful completion of ongoing projects within defined time frame
  • Act as the unique hub in QNB to collect all project requests for new projects for approval
  • Prepare presentations of new project proposal for Executive Management approval
  • Follow-up on potential project issues with concerned parties
  • Assist the Head of GPMO in all project related matters (collection of data, liaison with project managers, preparation of relevant material and information)
  • Assist in introducing the new project management methodology successfully within QNB Group, jointly with AGM Strategy
  • Assist in training all project responsible parties on the new project management methodology within QNB Group
  • Assist in the development and preparation of all policies/ processes and procedures as well as standards
  • Create and maintain an inventory of projects incl. all related and necessary documentation and information
  • Regularly update project information through the preparation of project status reports
  • Participate in relevant project/ team meetings as and when required
  • Assist in defining, developing and introducing all documentation, project control and reporting templates related to the set up of a project management office (PMO)
  • Develop and foster through the establishment of best practice standards and governance, providing direct assistance/ coaching, a project management culture across all functions of the bank


Additional Information:
  • Bachelor's degree in a Finance Related Subject
  • Prince II and PMP certification is an advantage
  • Proven track record in a similar position, preferably in or with a PMO of a bank with international exposure
  • Minimum 10 years experience in project management, preferably in the financial services arena
  • Previous experience as a project manager in various business and IT related projects
  • Minimum of 8-10 years experience in the financial services arena, preferably a commercial bank
  • Training courses and certification in systems technology, management and banking
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic (preferable)
  • Hands-on mentality, highly proactive, self driven/ motivated, eager to learn and to develop
  • Personal qualities such as being self driven and a team worker
  • Well-developed leadership, motivational and team-building skills
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of excel and powerpoint



Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph