Head of Information Communication Technology

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Head of Information Communication Technology

  • Post Date:May 16, 2022
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry ICT
Job Description

Reporting to: The Finance Director

The Head of ICT will be responsible for leading and directing the provision and delivery of ICT Services throughout the Bank by; enhancing the Bank’s ICT strategy, employing the best ICT systems, and ensuring that the Bank achieves its overall strategic goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the development and deployment of ICT systems, in accordance with agreed service and performance standards, industry best practices, and in alignment with the Bank’s objectives and strategic initiatives.
  • Participating in the Formulation and development of the Bank’s overall strategy and the implementation thereof.
  • Developing long-term plans to sustain and support the business through anticipating Future ICT trends.
  • Planning, recommending, and implementing innovative solutions to address changing needs and emerging opportunities.
  • Improving and modernizing ICT physical and virtual infrastructure to continuously develop Bank into a more agile, effective, and efficient organization.
  • Ensuring that all ICT systems are running efficiently across the Bank.
  • Designing the Bank’s ICT Contingency Plan encompassing Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Developing and maintaining the overall Framework of ICT policies, standards, and strategies.
  • Managing the Human Resources aspect of the ICT Department.

Job and Skill Competencies

  • Ability to think and act strategically.
  • Agile and adaptable.
  • Ability to generate new ideas and creative solutions.
  • Excellent people and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of the T24 Core Banking System, amongst other core banking systems is desirable.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)/Master of Science (MSc) in ICT or a similar postgraduate qualification.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Professional Certifications like CISA, CCNP, and CDP are desirable.
  • 7 to 10 years of working experience in the financial services sector ICT environment, 5 years of which should be at Senior Management level.

Interested candidates should submit applications, accompanied by a detailed resume no later than 17 May 2022. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] clearly indicating the position you are applying for as your E-mail Subject Reference.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.