AVP, IT Infrastructure Lead - International First Abu Dhabi Bank FAB

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Details: Posted on: 14th December 2017

  • Company Name: Abu Dhabi University
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Minimum Work Experience: 10-15 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: N/A
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Mid-level


Job Description

FAB is currently in the process of integrating its technology across its different locations, in the UAE and in its international locations.
International IT function is a key tower within the Integration and Transformation organization and is responsible for delivery of the FAB Integration projects for International locations.
The Infrastructure Lead - International is accountable for conceptualisation, design and successful delivery of infrastructure remediation projects and providing infrastructure support for all other international projects (including integration, in-flight and BAU projects) for FAB international locations.
Work with the Portfolio Lead - International and other stakeholders in the International Business Group and Country Functions to establish an IT infrastructure roadmap for integration, risk remediation and transformation.
Provide inputs to the White Book, Gaps List and priorities for the IT projects leading to International Integration
Work with the Portfolio Lead - International and Head of Integration Infrastructure to establish and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with the International Business Group, Regional Head Offices and Country functions
Work close with the in-country IT functions from an infrastructure perspective.
Ensure timely delivery of the infrastructure project portfolio, including infra support to the other international projects
Ensure projects are executed within the portfolio budget
Manage interdependencies between other programs and projects, currently been executed including those across the domestic business
Oversee and manage infrastructure risks and issues arising from the international portfolio
Effectively engage with vendors and partners for successful delivery of the infrastructure portion of the International IT roadmap.
Ensure quality of delivery and compliance to defined architecture and business requirements
Manage effective communication with other stakeholders


Key Skills
Strong infrastructure architecture and design expertise
Proven skills in being able to translate application requirements to infrastructure plans
Project Management expertise
Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling large-scale infrastructure programs
Sound business case development skills
Strong experience in working with technology providers, and infrastructure service providers
Ability to work closely with vendors, partners, internal teams and distributed teams to achieve the project objectives.
Good understanding of compliance and security requirements, including designing operational capability to meet operational, compliance and security objectives.
Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
Ability to work under pressure, a can-do collaborative spirit and the ability to pull people together to achieve common objectives.
Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems

Soft Skills:
Strong team player
Well organized with attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure and willing to go the extra miles to meet the project timelines/goals
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Experience Level
12-15 Years of overall IT infrastructure experience, preferably in banks.

Job Details

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Company Industry: Banking
Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role: Information Technology
Employment Status: Full time
Employment Type: Employee

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Residence Location: United Arab Emirates

Company Profile

FAB, the UAE’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest financial institutions offers an extensive range of tailor-made solutions, and products and services, to provide a customised experience. Through its strategic offerings, it looks to meet the banking needs of customers across the world via its market-leading Corporate and Investment Banking and Personal Banking franchises.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi in Khalifa Business Park, the bank’s international network spans over 19 countries across the world, providing the global relationships, expertise and financial strength to support local, regional and international businesses seeking to do business at home and abroad.
In line with its commitment to put customers first, to Grow Stronger, FAB will continually invest in people and technology to create the most customer-friendly banking experience, and will support the growth ambitions of its stakeholders across countries in which the bank operates.
Through a strong, diversified balance sheet, leading efficiency and a solid corporate governance structure, FAB is set to drive growth forward.
First Abu Dhabi Bank FAB was established in April 2017, through the union of two strong Abu Dhabi institutions - First Gulf Bank FGB and National Bank of Abu Dhabi NBAD.
The Grow Stronger movement
At FAB, we want to empower our customers, shareholders, employees and communities to Grow Stronger, which is why we’re initiating a powerful and passionate movement which goes beyond banking. More than just a slogan, the Grow Stronger movement represents FAB’s promise to support our stakeholders’ growth ambitions, by providing ideas, tools and expertise to help them become stronger, today and in the future.

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