Program Manager Job – bankfab Abu Dhabi

Company Description
Are you ready to join us on our exciting transformation journey at the largest bank in the UAE? This is an opportunity to make a real impact on our customers, employees, shareholders, and communities, as part of the FAB team.

We’re committed to our grow stronger movement, and as a member of our team, you’ll have access to everything you need to advance your career and make a meaningful contribution to our shared success.

If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out and make a difference, now is the time to join us. Let’s work together to achieve great things.

Job Description
Job Purpose
To govern and monitor programs/projects and leverage all tools, resources, and processes to ensure they can be delivered on time and within budget.

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Key Accountabilities
Responsible for the management and success of Program / Project
Reviews Business Cases Documents to ensure budget is monitored and value metrics are tracked for Value & Reporting team during project duration
Develops and maintains program/project plan by gathering inputs from Delivery team
Develops and maintains budget by gathering inputs from Delivery team
Manages expectations of stakeholders impacted by program/project
Supports project/delivery teams and ensures teams are adhering to PMO processes such as change management, risk & issue management, resource management, of the program/project
Ensures all materials can easily be consolidated as required by Portfolio Head
Facilitates and participates objectively in governance forums and ensures required stakeholders are present
Facilitates and participates objectively in daily for program formulated by work streams.
Facilitates and participates objectively in daily/weekly for program formulated by individual projects that are managed by Delivery project manager/lead
Proactively tracks and manages all risks, issues and dependencies related to program or project
Collects, analyses, and derives insights from data captured during program
Constructively challenges decisions and timelines to ensure timely delivery
Ensure quality management is embedded throughout program and project lifecycle
Works with and provide regular updates to Portfolio Head as needed
Maintains transparency on program status and ensure reports are clear and ethical
Ensure a true record of the completed project documentation is available on completion of the project

Qualifications & Experience
University Degree in Technology, Management, or equivalent
Total project management experience of 6-10 years
Minimum 2- 4 years of experience in delivering projects in banks in role of project management, program manager or portfolio manager
Previous experience in managing and working with teams
Project Management Certifications (PMP or similar) is a plus

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Experience in project management
Experience in delivering a series of complex and integrated software product solutions and projects is a plus
Experience in handling interdependencies and an ability to proactively resolve issues
Experience in governing multiple projects simultaneously
Experience in managing various project management delivery methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Hybrid)
Experience of working with a cross-functional team
Experience in working with multiple third parties
Excellent stakeholder management capability
Excellent communication skills
Proficient in PPM tools (Clarity), JIRA, MS project.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications; PowerPoint, Excel, etc
Hands-on experience with Jira, Jira Align and Confluence
Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and deliver within tight deadlines
Willing to learn, collaborate, go the extra mile and demonstrate a high level of integrity with the ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately
Demonstrates high level of integrity and ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately

Sub Division: NA
Division: Central Program Management Office

Work Level
Experienced, Manager / Executive
Employment Type
Full Time