IT Project Manager, Governance & Group Portfolio Management

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: Qatar National Bank (QNB)
  • Updated on: 19 May 19


About QNB
QNB Group, the largest Financial Institution in the Middle East and Africa are looking to hire a IT Project Manager, Governance & Group Portfolio Management, to meet the expansion needs of our office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
QNB has enjoyed continued success with Net Profits of QAR 10.8 billion (USD3 billion) in 2018 (up by 6%) and increased Total assets to QAR 853 billion (USD 234 billion). The Group now employs over 29,000 employees in 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.

Role Summary:
The incumbent to assist in establishing a group wide project portfolio management for all planned and ongoing IT projects at HO, International branches and Subsidiaries. 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 on the status of project completion and suggest corrective action if required.

Role Description:
  • Manage HO, International and Subsidiary project operations to ensure timely completion within the assigned costs and specifications. Monitor and control expenses within the estimated budget
  • Analyse and forecast revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization areas of projects at the Group level
  • Strategic alignment of projects in terms of selection and prioritization in line with strategic objectives
  • 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 IT project status
  • Prepare presentations of new project proposal to IT management
  • Follow-up on potential project issues with concerned parties
  • Assist the Senior Group Project Manager Portfolio Management in all IT project related matters (collection of data, liaison with project managers, preparation of relevant material and information)
  • Assist in liaising with all divisions in order to set up new projects (i.e., critical path, milestones, project organization, budget, resources, etc.)
  • Follow-up on potential project issues with concerned parties and ensure resolution of issues within defined time frame
  • Effectively communicate relevant project/ practice information to superiors and peers
  • Assist in training all project responsible parties on the IT project management methodology within QNB Group
  • Assist in the development and preparation of all policies/ processes and procedures as well as standards
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of an inventory of projects incl. all related and necessary documentation and information
  • Assist in introducing the new IT project management methodology successfully within QNB Group
  • Assist and support in the development and introduction of all documentation, project control and reporting templates
  • Create and maintain an inventory of projects incl. all related and necessary documentation and information

  • Masters Degree
  • 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 6 years experience in project management, preferably in the financial services arena
  • Previous experience as a project manager in various IT projects
  • Minimum of 6 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)
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV