Position title
Senior Project Manager

The Senior Manager - Projects overseas all the aspects of the Projects been implemented within the responsibility of Al Etihad Payments, assigned as per organization demands.

  • Accountable for setting up the Project Management Office
  • Responsible for defining the AEP Project Management methodology, processes and standards operating procedures.
  • Accountable for resource allocation across the various projects
  • Accountable for efficient and successful program management and delivery
  • Ensures all projects are managed according to the defined Project Management Methodology
  • Maintains project KPIs and track performance.
  • Promotes project management best practices throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Prepares executive reporting for AEP senior leadership and other senior stakeholders.
  • Builds strong and collaborative relationships with senior program stakeholders.
  • Identifies and reports risks and roadblocks and supports decision-making for the relevant senior executives.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or other relevant areas

Technical and Behavioral Skills

  • Minimum 8-10 years demonstrated work experience in project management, KPI establishment and reporting and providing visibility to executive management through executive reporting.
  • Experience in managing large technology implementation programs.
  • Experienced with external and internal communication at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in managing resources across multiple projects.
  • Experience in reporting to organizations’ senior leadership.
  • Experience in Payments, large technology transformation project, or management consulting is preferred.
  • Excellent project and program management skills and sound knowledge of common project management tools
  • Experienced in working cross-functionally and cross-culturally.
  • Familiar with executive reporting
  • Strong coordination skills
  • Excellent multitasker
  • Professional fluency in written and spoken English; Arabic is a plus.

Problem solving and wholistic insight and thinking.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management certification (PMI, Prince, or equivalent) is preferred.
Job Benefits
  • Modern work environment with level of flexibility.
  • Dynamic and motivated team of colleagues working towards achieving UAE National Objectives.
  • Competitive compensation package, including annual bonus and additional benefits like child educational allowance and annual flight tickets (where eligible).
  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage.

At Al Etihad Payments, they deliver a cutting edge, secure, stable and internationally-compliant payments infrastructure to enable money to move throughout the country more quickly, securely and more efficiently.

Employment Type
Financial Services
Job Location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates
Date posted
5. March 2024
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