Project Manager – Banking

NSI & Bluefin Talent

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: KP709-1110

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A leading progressive Islamic bank that embraces innovation and values creativity is recruiting for a Project Manager for its Head Office in Abu Dhabi


1- Thorough understanding of project management phases, techniques and tools:
- Initiate
- Prepare: definition/scope/requirements
- Execute & Control: scope, work plans, resources, deliverables, Q/A, transition planning, etc.
- Close: Launch
2- Manage project budget and resource allocation.
3- Facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas; develop methods to monitor project or area progress; and provide corrective supervision if necessary.
4- Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management.
5- Pro-actively engages stakeholders in priority setting, and implementation. Builds coalitions among the various stakeholders; negotiates authority to move the project forward.
6- Ensures that project status, issues and successes are communicated to project team, stakeholders, sponsors, steering committee and all levels of management and documented appropriately.
7- Understands how and when to make a choice; how and when to escalate issues to higher levels. Analyzes the risks and future impact of decisions.



1- Sets and meets realistic deadlines. Forecasts changes and communicates current and projected issues.
2- Ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability for project budget.
3- Creates within the team a shared focus on the importance of achieving results.
4- Creates work standards for project; establishes and defines roles and responsibilities, specific outcomes, and clear measures for quality and success of the team. Follows through with fair and consistent consequences for both achieving and not achieving results.
5- Provides performance feedback and assists employees with plans for development and training.

Key Skills and Experience:

At least 5+ years experience in the capacity of a project manager
PMP or Prince2 certification is highly desirable.
Experience in managing multiple project concurrently

About the Company

New Sourcing International (NSI) / Bluefin Talent have partnered so to offer a specialized recruitment solution within the Consulting and Financial services domains.

Working together as a specialist search and selection agency, we concentrate on blue chip financial services and strategy / technology consulting organizations across Europe and the Middle East; focusing exclusively on Financial Services, IT and Risk. Being niche allows us to offer a premium search service, tailored to overcome the technically challenging nature of recruitment for the specialist functions that we work.

We are dedicated to representing best of breed candidates in the region in our dedicated fields of employment. As such we are a leading outfit for placing ex-pats and internationally educated students in the region.

Our biggest unique selling point, is that we are steered by a dedicated team of ex-financial services and industry professionals. This allows us to offer a level of candidate pre-screening for roles, which is largely anomalous to the recruitment profession. Our ability to bridge the technical knowledge gap typical recruiters encounter, coupled with a thorough delivery process allows us to drive consistently superior results for our clients sourcing requirements. Designed to provide a fast and efficient turnaround, we minimize the use of internal resources our clients spend vetting inadequate profiles, allowing them to quickly get back to focusing on their strategic goals.

Our strength lies not only in the specialist nature of our firm, but also in the commitment we show towards our clients and candidates. We endeavour to build long-term relationships and recognise the crucial nature of communication throughout the recruitment process. Excellence, integrity, respect and transparency are cornerstone to the culture we promote.

Get personalised updates on latest vacancies
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month