Monday, 31 March 2014

Senior System Analyst Job Opportunity at Mashreq Bank

Job Title:    Senior System Analyst
Job Location:    U.A.E. Dubai
Employer:    Mashreq Bank

About Us
Mashreq has provided banking and financial services to millions of customers and businesses since 1967.

We are one of UAE's leading financial institutions with a growing retail presence in the region including Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain. We focus on providing our customers access to a wide range of innovative products and services.

Mashreq is invariably among the highest performing banks in the Region. It’s financial performance reflects on its commitment to continue leading the UAE banking industry.

Job purpose

  •     Ensure all projects adhere to internal standards set as part of QMS & Audit, Infrastructure Management Guidelines.
  •     Off-shore resource management and project management
  •     Interact with the senior business managers, vendors, consultants, software houses and internal mindscape departments in order to implement business solutions
  •     To assess, recommend and secure the optimal  DR Systems
  •     Identifying financial , system risk associated with IT systems and direct for resolution
  •     Defining the long term strategic direction for the all business requirements
  •     Exposure to Treasury operating framework, organization, banking and cash management, risk management.
  •     Participate in Treasury projects to remediate existing gaps in those projects and play a strategic role in driving policy and improvements
  •     Assist with the implementation of Treasury based solutions
  •     Creating solutions to new financial challenges by applying financial/treasury knowledge
  •     Responsible for aligning IT strategy with business strategies
  •     Establish baseline measurements for support issues for the applications under his domain and ensure systems are given maximum up time.
  •     Co-ordinate with IT and Business for  projects and initiatives to the satisfaction of the senior management of both Mindscape and Mashreq Bank, on schedule, within budget
  •     Evaluate new and emerging technologies to identify opportunities and threats, exploit them for business advantage
  •     Make recommendations on how best the technology can be applied to enhance business opportunities, reduce operational risk and ensure compliance.
  •     Aggressively addresses regulatory, control and audit requirements and establish projects and procedures to assure compliance
  •     Maintenance of system documentation, application release/upgrade coordination
  •     Knowledge on Treasury system, Payment systems, Factoring , AML, Learning and Insurance

Key result areas
  •     Achieve availability of systems as per agreement defined in SLA for each business unit.
  •     Suggest work / process improvements to user group / team.
  •     Handles relationship between the development team and the user community.
  •     Ensure to perform all Audits at an acceptable level
  •     Ensure that all projects are implemented within budgeted cost.
  •     Maintenance of system documentation, application release/upgrade coordination
  •     Off Shore resource utilization

Knowledge, skills & experience
  •     8 year of experience in different banking domains
  •     Minimum 2 years experience as Project Manager in a large IT setup.
  •     Good business understanding.
  •     Project Management skills
  •     Good analytical / communication / people skills.

Deadline Date: 30/04/2014