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Project Manager - Payments

Expleo Group Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 16 May 2024


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  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Fluent


About the job

Payments Project Manager

Years: 11-12 Years of Experience

Location: Dubai

Young and dynamic Project Manager to lead a critical initiative aimed at modernizing our high-value, high-volume payment processes. You will be responsible for overseeing the successful implementation of a solution that integrates H2H (Host-to-Host) communication, SWIFT MT (Message Type) conversion to MX (Multi-format XML) messaging, and NPSS (National Payments System) integration. This project is crucial for streamlining our payments infrastructure, improving efficiency, and reducing costs.


  • Develop and manage the overall project plan, timeline, and budget for the H2H, SWIFT MT to MX, NPSS integration initiative.

  • Secure stakeholder buy-in and commitment from across the organization, including IT, operations, compliance, and business departments.

  • Break down the project into manageable phases and workstreams, assigning tasks and resources effectively.

  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks and issues that could impact project progress.

  • Manage vendor relationships, ensuring they deliver services and solutions according to project requirements and timelines.

  • Oversee the development, testing, and deployment of the integrated solution.

  • Monitor project performance metrics and adjust plans as needed to ensure successful delivery.

  • Manage change management activities to ensure smooth adoption of the new solution by users.

  • Communicate project status and progress to stakeholders regularly and transparently.

  • Document lessons learned throughout the project to inform future initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Project Management, or related field.

  • 7+ years of experience in project management, preferably within the financial services industry.

  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex IT projects on time and within budget.

  • Strong understanding of H2H communication protocols, SWIFT MT messaging, MX standards, and NPSS requirements.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and influence stakeholders at all levels.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team.

  • Proficient in project management methodologies and tools (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).

  • Experience with financial modeling and budgeting is a plus.

  • PMP certification is a plus.

Desired Skills

Good to have Payment experience.

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About Expleo Group

Expleo is a global engineering, technology, and consulting service provider that partners with leading organizations to guide them through their business transformation, helping them achieve operational excellence and future-proof their businesses. Expleo benefits from more than 50 years of experience developing complex products, optimizing manufacturing processes, and ensuring the quality of information systems. Leveraging its deep sector knowledge and wide-ranging expertise in fields including AI engineering, digitalization, hyper-automation, cybersecurity, and data science, the group’s mission is to fast-track innovation through each step of the value chain. As a responsible and diverse organization, Expleo is committed to doing business with integrity and working towards a more sustainable and secure society. Expleo boasts an extensive global footprint, powered by 19,000 highly-skilled experts delivering value in 30 countries and generating more than €1.4 billion in revenue.

Benefits at Expleo Group

    Expleo offers a hybrid workplace, flexible work arrangements, commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a stimulating environment with top-notch clients, opportunities to grow, and innovative projects.