I.T. Project Manager - Data Analytics

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB)

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: LP452-609

Job description / Role

• ADCB is hiring an IT Project Manager who is familiar and have the Knowledge of data modeling
• Familiarity with MDM, BI, and data warehouse design and implementation techniques
• Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models
• Understanding of the differences between relational modeling and object modeling
• Understanding of meta models, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources


Project Management and Change Delivery Management
• Manage and deliver technology projects and changes by engaging with various internal and external stakeholders and adopting the project management framework to ensure projects are completed within the defined timelines and budgets in compliance with ADCB standards
• Manage the development, configuration, parameterization, testing, deployment of technology changes and transition to production while extending support and guidance to business users for planning/conducting software acceptance testing
• Develop and design technology solutions through business and application architecture principles and maintain efficient and agile technology for the business
• Develop project approvals, RFPs, technical documents, procedures, transition documents and other project related documentation within scope of the subject matter of the project in line with the required standards
• Coordinate with IT teams in planning and monitoring and adapt to changing business priorities to ensure technology changes are aligned with business requirements/priorities

System Management
• Manage the support, maintenance and availability of a portfolio of banking applications along with managing key support processes like problem management and incident management
• Manage a team of application support analysts responsible for supporting a wide range of banking applications to ensure availability of relevant application systems to support business and operation needs

Budget Management
• Contribute to the preparation of the business area’s budget and manage and monitor the financial performance against the budget so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified, rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalized upon
• Manage planning and budgeting for technology projects and coordinate and contribute for preparation of business initiated technology projects, monitoring the financial performance against the budget for the bank and its subsidiaries
• Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of application solutions including sourcing, purchasing and development

People Management
• Manage self and team in line with ADCB’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximize own and employee contribution to business performance
• Manage the effective achievement of the team’s objectives through setting individual objectives, managing performance, developing the team and providing formal and informal feedback to maximize overall performance, engagement and motivation

Policies, Process, Systems and Procedures
• Recommend and implement improvements to departmental policies, procedures and processes covering all areas of activity so that all relevant procedural requirements are fulfilled while ensuring that ADCB delivers best-in-class services, products and innovation

Continuous Improvement
• Identify opportunities to contribute to organizational and departmental change initiatives, programmes and projects taking into account best practice and standards in the business environment
• Maintain a current knowledge of emerging technology trends and techniques and proactively recommend innovative technology solutions to business for offering enhanced customer service/products

Customer Service
• Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions


Minimum Experience
• At least 8 years of experience in technology services with a banking industry background, with at least 5 years in a managerial capacity for management of financial applications / technical systems

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science or equivalent

Professional Qualifications
• PMP/ Prince 2 certification or equivalent
• ITIL certification or equivalent

Knowledge and Skills
• Project management
• Team management
• Negotiation and mediating
• Business liaison
• Process optimization
• Enterprise architecture
• Emerging technology
• Infrastructure/operating platforms
• Software testing
• Software change management
• Software configuration management
• Application support and maintenance
• Presentation and collaboration tools
• Information security
• Mobility and internet banking technologies
• System monitoring and capacity planning
• In-depth banking functionality and operations knowledge in at least 3-5 of the following; core banking, lending, deposits, customer relationships and accounts, workflows and business processes, customer channels, payments and collection, cash management, cards and loyalty, middleware technology, business intelligence and analytics, trade finance, treasury systems, compliance and risk systems, ERP and HR systems, ATM/Pos acquiring, telephony and voice systems

About the Company

Founded in 1985, ADCB employs more than 4,000 staff from 62 nationalities, serving over 600,000 retail customers, and approximately 50,000 corporate and SME clients. The bank operates in 48 branches, 4 pay offices, 2 branches in India, 1 branch in Jersey and a representative office in London. By the end of March 2015, the total assets of ADCB amounted to AED 207 billion.

ADCB is a full-service commercial bank that offers a wide range of products and services including retail banking, wealth management, private banking, corporate banking, commercial banking, cash management, investment banking, corporate finance, foreign exchange, interest rate, currency derivatives, Islamic products, project finance and property management services.

ADCB is 58.08% owned by Abu Dhabi Investment Council, the investment arm of the Government of Abu Dhabi. The banks shares are traded on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. By the end of March 2015, excluding treasury shares, ADCBs market capitalization was AED 34 bn .

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