Project Manager

Bank Dhofar
Muscat, Oman

Ref: HP787-65
Bank Dhofar

The Role


The Role


• Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
• Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
• Managing the project teams during the project phase
• Managing the project risk
• Managing the project budget during the business requirements and implementations
• Develop full-scale project plans along with other project managers and associated communications documents.
• Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
• Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
• Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle
• Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
• Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
• Manage project resource allocation, monitoring of project scope and monitoring quality procedures
• Track project milestones and deliverables and effectively communicate status to the project manager and stakeholders
• Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
• Ensure that each project complies with local regulations and the bank’s policies and procedures
• Support the Retail Projects Department in reengineering processes based on best practice.
• To interact with the IT project office and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of deliverables
• Bring projects to closure with all data and records in place including tracking of lessons learnt.
• Ensure end users are trained on every new product, service and enhancement launched
• Ensure product owners provide the necessary support and resources (including human resources) required to complete the project.
• Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
• Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
• Negotiate contracts with third parties; consultants, vendors and service providers.
• Report and monitor problems arising during the project using critical thinking

Requirements


Requirements


• University degree holder with two years of Project Management experience
• Project management knowledge/background
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Persuasion skills
• Motivated, initiative, innovative and dynamic
• Problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Excellent knowledge of MS office
• Basic knowledge of MS Project and or other project management tools
• Solid knowledge of current banking practices
• Ability to read WBS charts and to transform project plans to project specifications
• Flexible during times of change.
• Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
• The candidate should be able to translate customers’ requirements into easy to use deliverables
• Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.

About the Company


About the Company


Established on January 1 1990, Bank Dhofar is an Omani commercial bank wholly owned and managed by Omanis. With successive years of constantly setting new standards in banking, BD has attained an impressively expanding network of 50 operational branches and 89 ATMs.

Through an international network linked by advanced technology, BD provides a comprehensive range of financial services that encompass personal financial services; commercial banking; corporate, investment banking and markets; private banking; and other activities.

Its Board of Directors & Management Team consists of eminent professionals like accountants, management experts, economists, businesspersons, etc. The Bank has strengths in both retail and corporate banking and is committed to adopting the best industry practices internationally in order to achieve excellence.
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