Key Result Areas:
Manage Lean and Agile practices deployed across the bank from governance perspective
Facilitate group level projects/OKRs (Objective Key Results), ensuring that all project commitments are met.
Regularly present status updates, recommendations to the decision /leadership groups and key stakeholders, escalating major blockages as necessary.
Lead and conduct Lean and Agile maturity assessments pan bank and report out the performance to the senior management
Ensure execution of agile practices as per the agile operating model/framework
Provide leadership and strategic direction to the product owners/ business head in terms of defining, executing and achieving the OKRs
Devise and implement own self development plan for the team.
Assist squads/ business teams to resolve blockages through structured root cause problem solving
Have regular touchpoints with the senior management providing them updates and taking inputs on the road ahead
Plan, organise and facilitate projects/ OKRs in order to deliver quality business solutions within agreed timescales and to an agreed Terms of Reference.
Ensure collaboration between various stakeholders like business, operations, compliance, risk. technology etc. to ensure the objectives are clearly understood and deliverables are adhered to and documented.
Identifies and drives continuous improvements within the team as well as across agile squads
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Overall work experience of at least 10-15 years.
Minimum experience of at least 7-8 years experience in related fields including Lean, agile practices, change management, process improvement, six sigma projects, customer focus initiatives etc.
Proven track record of successful managing major projects or elements of major change programs and recognized as a senior project management practitioner.
Proven application of Lean and agile techniques and knowledge of project methodologies.
Stakeholder management, Relationship Management, People Management, Change Management.
Risk & Issue Management.
Budget Management, Time & Resource Planning and Reporting.
Experience in external party Management.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Outlook •
Exhibits willingness and capability to change today’s situation
Highly ambitious regarding his/her own career path.
Able to clearly define an original as well ideal vision for current departments and future end states.
Aware and conscious of the barriers to the implementation of his/her vision.
Focused on business impact and actionable recommendations.
Appreciates human challenges in improvement projects and knows how to resolve them.
Experienced good coach and acts as role model for change agents.
Understands the dynamics and culture of organization and commands credibility in the wider organization.
One of the UAEs best performing banks for over five decades, Mashreq is a leading financial institution with an expanding footprint across the Middle East and North Africa with a strong presence in the financial capitals of the world with international offices in Europe, Asia, Africa and the US.