Middle East Opportunity for Project Manager / Asst Project Manager – Cards

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Description of Knowledge / Skill etc. State whether Desirable or Essential

a. Job Knowledge Very good knowledge of the cards payment industry including experience in card management systems, EMV technology, card scheme switching networks and end-to-end card scheme and cards operational processes
In-depth Project Management knowledge and methodologies Essential
b. Skills Technical & Professional • In-depth knowledge of project management techniques, tools and processes and detailed understanding of Project Management Methodology
• Very good oral/written communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with clients
• Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and Project Management frameworks
• Experience with Visio, MS Project and SharePoint, desired
• Business process/workflow analysis, a plus Essential

Managerial & Leadership • Proven ability to negotiate project scope and deliverables
• Exhibits exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization and project team
• Competent in group facilitation
• Able to influence others without having to invoke direct authority
• Ability to work effectively in a team and matrix environment Essential

c. Behaviors • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and engagements at one time
• Comfortable in a fast pace work environment
• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated Essential
d. Prior work experience required • 8-12 years of project management experience leading large complex IT projects operating in a matrix organisation
• Overall 5 years of experience in the banking and services industry out of which 2-5 years should be in the payment cards industry
• Track record of successfully implemented projects/ programmes
• Candidate must also have understanding of defect and release management done as part of a complex development project
• Excellent Stakeholder/Client Management experience
• Comprehensive understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
• Experience with Waterfall and Agile project management delivery methodologies
• Experience delivering time & materials as well as fixed fee projects

Any professional certification required Certification in Professional Management of Projects (PMP) or PRINCE2


For more details, Please reach us to ganesh@atribs.com

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