CRDB Bank PLC is looking for suitable person to fill a vacant position of Portfolio Manager; IT & Digital Transformation Projects ​in the Department of Project Management Office at the Head Office, in Dar es Salaam​.
Job Purpose:
Reporting to Head; Project Management Office, the role is responsible to ensure successful delivery of IT and Digital Transformation projects in line with the approved baseline and strategy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Translate the digital transformation strategy into relevant projects and programs
  • Establish and effectively motivate for the requisite resources necessary for successful implementation of portfolio projects and programs
  • Contribute to formulation and review of the digital transformation strategy
  • Review and improve projects/programs business cases to ensure they are aligned to the digital transformation strategy
  • Coach and mentor project and program managers under the portfolio
  • Define, leverage and manage synergies and dependencies between the various IT and Digital Transformation Projects/Programs
  • Ensure compliance to the organizational project management framework in execution of portfolio projects and programs
  • Maintain the knowledge base for the portfolio
  • Develop and maintain templates, checklists and other project artefacts that support effective implementation of portfolio projects/programs
  • Direct and motivate the portfolio team
  • Effectively communicate portfolio expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear manner
  • Liaise with portfolio stakeholders on an on-going basis
  • Set and continually manage expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Manage portfolio risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions by ensuring proper recording, assignment, ownership and timely escalation to the appropriate level of management where necessary
  • Communicate progress to relevant stakeholders in a clear and timely manner
  • Monitor progress against plan and institute corrective measures in the event of any deviations
  • Manage changes to the portfolio baseline in line with the stipulated change control process and best practice
  • Effectively manage performance of third party vendors and contractors
  • Oversee successful transition of portfolio projects/programs into operations
  • Leverage the benefits management framework to facilitate realization of envisaged benefits from the portfolio projects and programs
  • Drive adoption of portfolio deliverables through effective change management.

Attributes:

  • Good Communication skills
  • Project/Program/Portfolio Management
  • Digital Transformation Strategy Execution
  • Stakeholder Management Communications Management ● Change Management.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a STEM focus (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or in Business Administration or any other related field. MBA would be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in project/program/portfolio management At least 5 years working experience in the financial services industry ● Advanced knowledge of Agile Project Management methodologies.

Remuneration:
CRDB BANK PLC offers competitive remuneration and benefits. Successful candidate will receive attractive and competitive package commensurate with the demands of the position.
Mode of Application & Closing Date
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit an Application Letter accompanied with copies of academic transcripts, certificates and with a detailed up to date CV with two work related referees addressed to the Director of Human Resources to reach him not later than ​24th September 2019.

Director of Human Resources
CRDB Bank Limited
P.O.Box 268
DAR ES SALAAAM
Tel: 022-2117441/7

Email: career.career@crdbbank.com