PMO Project Manager-Banking Domain

Closing Date: May 31, 2022

Job Description

GBM Qatar prides itself on delivering efficient, effective digital solutions across a wide range of industries. The key to our success is largely dependent on the stellar ability of our project and program management team. We’re currently searching for an experienced Sr.Project Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind and a proven ability to strategize and implement high-level Project initiatives with deep banking experience.

During Proposal Development

  • Review services scope and ensure a well-defined SoW is in place to be delivered to the customer
  • Highlight the potential delivery risks to services LOB to ensure proper mitigation either in cost, time or skills required
  • Provide a high-level project schedule from the estimates given by the services LOBs
  • Estimate the required project management efforts to deliver this project
  • Identify and quantify risk elements and dependencies. Develop contingency plans.
  • Recommend and document a project governance and communication protocols internally and externally

During Project Delivery

  • Create a summary dashboard for the steering committee that addresses the project performance from a financial and delivery perspectives
  • Perform internal kick-off to the project with all GBM stakeholders
  • Lead two standing weekly meetings, one with the internal steering committee and one with the external project sponsors
  • Review the documentation handed over from the sales team who worked on the proposal development
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the execution of projects
  • According to project size and complexity, perform project definition workshop with customer and document outcome in Project Definition Document / Charter
  • Perform project methodology tailoring according to project size, complexity, and customer-specific requirements
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget
  • Develop a detailed project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Ensure milestone acceptance as planned by the customer
  • Report project status and escalate to management as needed
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks. Recommend and document contingency plans
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Document project lessons learned during the project closure
  • Optimizing and improving processes and the overall approach where necessary
  • Securing growth opportunities and initiating new projects
  • Managing large and diverse teams


  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software Implementation, financial systems (Payment Solutions, Risks, and Compliance, Omnichannel), Cloud Services and Digital Banking, Core Banking
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a must
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Candidates must be ready to join immediately.


  • An analytical mind
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
  • Ability to stick to time constraints