Wednesday, 2 April 2014

IT Jobs in Dubai; Sr. Project Manager - Information Technology ( UAE National only )

Job Title:    Sr. Project Manager - Information Technology ( UAE National only )
Job Ref.:    CBD1611
Job Location:    Dubai, U.A.E
Employer:    Commercial Bank Of Dubai
Contract Type:     Permanent
Business Unit:  Systems & Operations
Function:     Information Technology

Job Description
The   role of the Senior Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize multiple   projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes   acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and   third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according   to plan. The jobholder will also define the project’s objectives and oversee   quality control thought its life cycle.

Interact with business users to ascertain their needs and undertake the implementation of selected package solutions or development of systems based solutions in order to meet business requirement.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate in computer science or Diploma in computer science
  • Professional qualifications in project management (preferably PMP)
  • Professional qualifications in software quality assurance

  •     8 years experience of which 4-5 years in a fairly senior position in Application Development.
  •     Extensive Project management experience
  •     Experience of completed and delivered minimum 5 large scale projects
  •     Good understanding of best practices and standards   Good understanding of system requirements for banking operational processes.

  •     Good command of English.  Knowing Arabic will be an added advantage
  •     Planning and organizing skills
  •     Report writing skills
  •     Team Leadership skills
  •     Inter-personal relations skills

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Work Management

1.         Plan,   prioritise and allocate work programmes for junior staff and monitor their   performance to ensure the quality and timely execution of tasks as agreed   with the Unit Head to support users.
2.         Execute   the agreed projects within the timeframe and budget while ensuring the compliance   to security and risk standards.
3.         Prepare,   modify and maintain job schedules to ensure the continuity of work flow   processes. Maintain library to ensure the safe custody of back-up tapes,   books and software licence etc.
4.         Undertake   program development-oriented project tasks and ensure completion within the   timeframe to support the achievement of Department’s and Business objectives.
5.         Prepare   feasibility reports highlighting the proposed system’s viability in terms of   cost effectiveness to support the decision to go ahead or to provide   alternative suggestions.
6.         Review   and evaluate the applications prepared by junior staff to ensure the   capabilities of the applications to meet specifications
7.         Interact   with suppliers and technology related organizations to keep updated about the   latest developments and to negotiate for suitable services if need arises.
8.         Update   the System Development Unit on the technical progress of the project and make   any recommendations required to redesign or enhance the features   cost-effectively.
9.         Adopt   Software Development standards in line with Departments’ policies and   procedures and to meet user requirements in order to deliver quality   solutions.
10.        Provide   professional guidance and deliver / organize training where appropriate and   conduct / oversee performance review of junior staff to assist in the   development of their potential and to enhance knowledge based skills

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

Deadline Date: 23/04/2014