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Senior Program Manager for Qatar

Keywords / Skills : Program manager, Pmp, Project manager, Bank.

10 - 16 years
Posted: 2019-10-22

IT/Computers - Software
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
22nd Oct 2019
Job Description
VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.

VINIRMA Consulting is currently looking for Senior Program Manager for one of its clients which is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company in Qatar with the following terms and conditions.


Educational Qualifications:

• University graduate with a Degree in business management, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system analysis or a related field of study. MBA or equivalent is a plus.


• 12-15 years of extensive BFSI experience in managing complex IT program/projects in global financial institutions that includes Digital Transformation initiatives / Core Banking Replacement, BI/DMSA implementation

• Experience and proven track record in stakeholder management, partnership and complex project governance.

• Strong grounding and proven ability to leverage current technology architectures, design and development best practices.

• Proven history of delivering solutions to meet aggressive and ambitious business agendas with the appropriate quality, timeliness, stability, cost effectiveness and sustainability.

• Excellent problem solving skills, ability to quickly broker solutions and resolve conflict situations

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels, including ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management to CXO level

Behavioral Competencies:

• Communication skills

• Fostering Team work

• Managing Change

• Customer Orientation

• Building collaborative relationship

• Analytical thinking

• Fostering Innovation

• Strategic Thinking

• Customer Orientation

• Motivation

• Talent Focus

• Adherence to process, system and schedule

• Adaptability

• Feedback, motivating, mentoring and coaching

Technical Competencies:

• Program Management Professional (PgMP) certified

• Agile Scrum / Agile Certified Practitioner

• Working knowledge of popular EPM tool, with extensive knowledge in MPP

• Knowledge of ISO Standards and Best practice frameworks ITIL, etc.

• Banking and Finance applications

• Retail and Wholesale banking operations

• FX Products & Operations

• Money Markets Operations

• Treasury & Investment Products Operations

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic (preferred)

Detailed Roles and Responsibilities


• Accountable for the successful delivery of a significant number of complex technology-owned programs (Digital Transformation, Core Banking, CRM, GTB, Enterprise Data Warehouse to name few) and transformation projects running across multiple lines of business, delivering the agreed scope on time and to budget

• Anticipates problems and establishes & implements appropriate methods to resolve (thinking of strategic solutions)

• Ensure programs are completed in accordance with all Risk, Architecture and other relevant firm-wide & Technology guidelines and strategy. Manage Audit coordination for assessments on in-scope programs.

• Responsible for engagement with regulators and executive leadership. The candidate will be expected to drive appropriate push back on stakeholders as needed to ensure delivery

• Define and build a service to initiate new strategic programs from concept, working with key partners across business units to drive effective prioritization & sponsorship. Initiate and structure program management with an appropriate level of governance & rigor


• Management of the processes & tools and demand/ capacity planning - providing best in class program management office services to initiatives being implemented across the organization

• Thorough understanding of Project management – Waterfall, Agile, Resource management – Turnkey, T&M , Hybrid model

• Performance management & development of a team of project managers and PMO resources.

• Coordination & recruitment of key resources will be required to ensure team have the capability and capacity to deliver the projects

• Take joint responsibility for setting direction and priorities of the wider team and building a strong team that is engaged, inspired and continually developed

• Proficient in multiple business disciplines, functions and knowledgeable about the business’ strategic direction

• Responsible and accountable for the overall management of all staff working in various project team assigned to Program Manager.

• Responsible for the effective management of project budgets and accountable to projects sponsors for the control of project expenditure.

• Responsible and accountable for the successful delivery of projects.

• Responsible and accountable for the timely and relevant reporting of project progress, accountable to the IT Management and other Department Heads, as appropriate.

• Responsible for identifying cross project dependencies, risks and activities and negotiating resolution to conflict.


• As a people manager lead and motivate the project team to achieve project objectives. Provide guidance and coaching to the project team

• Ability to lead teams across multiple regions and countries, enabling a ‘one team’ culture and a positive working environment, respecting the cultures and capabilities across locations

• Allocate work to project team, nominate for training as per Banks’s guidelines, conduct performance reviews and manage leave and overtime to ensure efficiency.

• Establish relationships with stakeholders/vendors to clarify project deliverables, outputs, timescale, quality and cost criteria

Terms and conditions

Joining time frame: 2 weeks (maximum 1 month)

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at want2be(at) or call us +91 (0)471 4012246 or +91 (0)476 2684922.

About Company

VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.
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