JOB PURPOSE / ROLE: We are looking for more of a project implementation manager. So if you have an experience in product development or extensive Software Development lifecycle management it won’t be the ideal fit for you.
The position is divided for the several lines:
· Core Banking – core banking is the system used to maintain most of the bank’s transactions. Finastra Equation and Finacle are the two main core banking systems. So it needs PM and BA’s who have implemented core banking systems.
· CRM – Microsoft Dynamics 365 is the enterprise CRM we will be implementing. So it needs specialists who have implemented MS Dynamics in organizations.
· Wholesale Banking – lt needs specialists who have implemented corporate or wholesale banking systems.
· Treasury – lt needs specialists who have implemented the Mysis Kondor system.
· Retail – lt needs specialists who have implemented Retail Banking systems.
Work closely with internal stakeholders and/or external service providers to ensure successful execution of the assigned project(s).
Manage project issues taking actions to ensure their quick resolution and escalate the major issues to superiors to maintain project continuity and efficiency.
Develop, share and ensure compliance with the project plans developed for managed projects in order to ensure that projects are executed profitably and yield the required results.
Manage the process of design review of project layouts and any changes that would come up within the project lifecycle in order to ensure effective project execution.
Manage the completion process of the projects, based on the closing out procedures and handing over the premises to CBQ facilities team.
Implement the project management standards methodology and process from project initiation to the closeout, in order to ensure that the execution of projects is in line with the desired results.
Ensure effective project information management so that it is easily accessible to other concerned parties/individuals.
Ensure cost-effectiveness of projects while retaining the design concept guidelines.
Monitoring and Control
Monitor and report on project progress and budgets to superiors as per the agreed timelines and reporting formats.
Oversee the work of external service providers on an ongoing basis and throughout the life cycle of the projects in order to ensure that CBQ optimize external support.
Communicate with the contractors for pricing of minor layout changes and managing the process till the completion stage.
Ensure thorough monitoring and control of the project’s quality in order to secure the compliance with CBQ quality standards and meeting the stakeholders’ needs.
Statements and Reports
Prepare project’s summary progress reports with the project status updates, and closing out report.
Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate departmental statements and reports to meet CBQ and department requirements, policies and standards.
Other CBQ departments, as necessary
External service providers
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, Knowledge & OTHER SKILLS:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
4 - 6 years’ relevant experience in a similar position with a financial institution
Knowledge, & Other skills:
Knowledge of the banking sector in Qatar and the region.
Project management skills for enhanced project delivery.
Ability to think laterally and provide creative solutions to deliver projects and give strategic directions.
Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively.
Ability to drive and achieve desired results within the defined time duration.
Ability to interact with internal and external customers in a multi-cultural environment.