OFFICER – PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE (PMO)

Announced Date:  2019-08-28
Last Deadline:  2019-09-27
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Organization: Azizi Bank
City: Kabul
Job Location: Kabul
Job Category: Banking
Vacancy No: AZB/HRD/PMO/001
Employeement: FullTime
No of Job(s): 1
Experience: At least 4 years of experience in Bank/BFSI
Education: BCS
Contract Duration: Permanent
Salary Scale: As per Salary Scale of Organization
Nationality: Afghan
Gender: Male/Female
Deadline: 2019-09-27
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About Azizi Bank

Azizi Bank (www.azizibank.af) is a commercial bank set up in Afghanistan as per the terms of the licensing policy of Da Afghanistan Bank, the Central Bank of the Country. The Bank was granted license on 13th June 2006 and commenced operations from the same date. Azizi Bank, a product of Afghan vision and enterprise, has been promoted by Mr. ‘Mirwais Azizi of the Azizi Hotak Group & Family.

Azizi Bank is the highest lender in the country, contributing to almost 40% of loan disbursed in the economy in different sectors of the country, especially in the areas of infrastructure lending, transmission lines and optical fibers. Bank has an aggressive policy for Financial Inclusion. Azizi Bank is also ranked the highest in the Country in terms of number of depositors.

The Management team at the Bank is a mix of youth and experience and ably supported by a young & well-trained operating team aiming at transforming the banking scenario in the country by offering a truly professional and pleasurable experience to the customers. The bank today has 1500+ strong team of employees and with a 15% female work force, its playing a quiet but effective role in women’s emancipation and empowerment. Large investments have been made by the Bank in physical infrastructure and technology with a view to provide the right ambience and latest facilities to prospective customers as per international standards.

The bank has 75 branches & 10 extension counters, thus playing a pioneering role in development of the banking culture in the country. The bank today has 93 ATMs spread across Kabul and the major Provinces of Afghanistan, which are all fully networked under Core Banking-Any Branch Banking and connected to a Centralized Database. By end of Dec 2018, the bank is poised to have 200 ATMs thereby emerging as the clear market leaders on the ATM network in Afghanistan.  With its 100% subsidiary bank, Islamic Bank of Afghanistan (former Bakhtar Bank), the group has more than 145 branches and stands as the largest banking network in the Country.

Azizi Bank’s business philosophy is based on five core values: Operational Excellence, Customer Focus, Product Leadership, People and Sustainability.

Job Description

Summary of Position:

Responsible for the definition and maintenance of the standards of project management and process.
Support the successful delivery of programs undertaken by Bank through effective facilitation, tracking and reporting.
Assist with managers and teams on the best use of project management disciplines and approaches and act as the first point of contact for any Project management queries within Bank.
To perform a leading role across below three areas:

Establishing Project Methodologies
Project Tracking, and
Project Support

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Assist and advise Project Sponsors, Project team and Stakeholders to the best use of project management disciplines and approaches within a fast-paced, high tech environment
Develop positive relationships with Project Sponsors, Project Managers, and teams to enable the PMO to provide support including facilitation, tracking and reporting on projects, and training
Support Change Management resource allocation, and tracking
Assist with establishing PMO stakeholder management plan and implementation of the communication framework
Act as a reference point for PMO queries and information and an advocate for best practices in project management
Share lessons learned and best practices across programs, building relationships with stakeholders and brokering relationships at all levels
Understand the deliverables of internal and external PMO stakeholders and contribute to success through cooperative and collegial processes
Contributes to the formulation of approved business plans, operating plans, budgets and capital expenditure requests in line with Bank strategic goals and objectives.
Responsible for the establishment and management of a project methodology incorporating structures, standards, processes, documentation and reporting which is agile, fits the needs of the project and puts emphasis on the quality of decision making and timely project delivery.
Prepare Project Charter/Scope statement and plan.
Track and report on project portfolio performance, providing a real-time, comprehensive, and prioritized view of all projects
Monitor Project overhead and capital expenses to ensure achievement of cost efficiency and acting to correct any adverse variances.
Prepares and submits reports as required by the Change Manager.
Ensures familiarity and compliance with all Bank policies and processes.
Performs other such roles and duties as may be reasonably required by the PMO Head or by any other representative of the Employer designated from time to time.

Job Requirement

Qualifications:

BCS 

Good communication skills
Good written skills in English
Good command on MS Office (Word/Excel)
Knowledge of MS Project is desirable
Experience in Banking/BFSI projects is desirable
At least 4 years of experience in Bank/BFSI organization with exposure to Project implementation

 

Submission Guideline

Respected Applicants are kindly requested to submit a comprehensive cover Letter along with a copy of their updated Curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume to careers@azizibank.af Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further recruitment process.

 

 

Submission E-mail

careers@azizibank.af