Director, Financial Services

  • Competitive
  • Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hays Dubai
  • 15 Feb 18 2018-02-15

Our client is one of the most prestigious Financial services firm in the world. They are looking for a Director to build and develop a highly visible presence for financial advisory while responding t the changing needs of external clients.

Key activities :

Serve as a key advisor, identify and direct enterprise-wide strategy projects and oversee execution of related deliverables for Financial Services clients

Provide direction in establishing project governance, identifying & developing project management methodologies, standards and procedures, monitoring & managing overall risk areas and interdependencies among projects at the enterprise level

Provide leadership and direction within the organization to form integration of Advisory offerings, which may include, but are not limited to; Financial services Integrated Risk & compliance, Finance measurable improved operational performance, regulatory changes; IT related implementations and organizational strategy within the Financial services sector.

Coaching, mentoring, training and oversight to ensure compliance with project management standards, policies, procedures with respect to the organizations quality standards and audit processes

Participate in professional development of the organization’s strategy team members and assist with the recruiting and training of new staff.



Bachelor’s degree. 

Master’s degree in IT, Finance, Banking, MBA, Economics and other equivalent subjects is highly advantageous.

Minimum of 10 years’ experience within an advisory firm or working under business transformation division in the banking sector.

Experience in Qatar / Bahrain. (or Middle East)

Demonstrated experience in digital transformation for FS clients

Hands on experience in FS strategy definition

Exposure to and understanding of core banking systems and key technology themes (e.g. cyber security, BCM, D&A)

Strong understanding of regulatory frameworks (capital planning, IFRS9, VAT, etc)