IT Project Manager-Banking 2663 views251 applications

Job Description

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Develop and review full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals. Monitor and schedule projects as per the resource availability and business requirements
  • Prepare the project lifecycle standards and assign them to each project the phases required depending on the size of each project.
  • Prepare the project initiation reports, project closure reports and all other requisite reports on a timely basis
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end, planning, scheduling, and tracking the project timelines, milestones, and deliverables. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify their impact and devise appropriate contingency plans
  • Minimize risk exposure by managing the scope and mitigating risk across projects
  • Manage vendors by fulfilling all contractual obligations and ensuring that they do the same
  • Coordinate between various departments within IT to ensure the progress of the ongoing projects
  • Implement engagement review and quality assurance procedures in accordance with the Bank’s methodology to ensure profitable and successful execution of the project as measured by set goals and customer satisfaction
  • Stay abreast of advances in information technology and consider the implications for the organization and the projects in progress or planned
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the Bank’s IT related service offerings, technical preferences, and technical direction
  • Serve as a key contributor in team and client meetings
  • Ensure protection and security of project information from any unauthorized access within the overall security policy of the Bank
  • Ensure high standards of confidentiality to safeguard commercially sensitive information
  • Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal auditors and the Compliance function as and when required

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, IT or a related field
  • Working towards a professional qualification such as PMP or Prince 2 is an advantage


  • 5+ years of relevant experience, with 3 years in a similar role in a financial services institution
  • Must-Have Experience in the following areas:

Corporate Banking and Corporate Channels

Retail Banking and Retail Channels

Omni-Channel and Digital Banking

Customer Communication Systems

Workflow Management Systems

  • Experience in the following areas is a plus: Instant Card Issuance Systems, Point of Sale Acquiring Systems, Sukok and Bonds Management Systems, Fixed Assets and VAT Implementation Systems, Tokenization
  • Strong English and, ideally, Arabic language skills


  • Incumbents residing in Doha with a transferrable visa only should apply.
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