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Job Title: Chief Information Officer

Job Grade: Group Executive Director

Division: Technology

Department: Technology

Line Manager: Chief Executive Officer

Position Summary: 

The incumbent is responsible to oversee and manage all aspects of IT, with strong focus on bank's technology-related strategies and initiatives. Ensure IT Division enables business growth while maintaining a reliable and secure service that focus on customer delight, auditors and state regulators. Lead and ensure fast-paced IT expansion of In- House development capability across the range of new technologies.

  Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Set goals and objectives, and measure the performance, of your 3 main IT functions;

                i) Strategy, Planning and Governance

                ii) Development

                iii) Operations

  • Develop and implement strategic plans for bank’s information technology solutions in an effective manner.
  • Ensure demand for IT services is carefully controlled and planned, and maintain metrics on the performance of the delivery
  • Lead and inspire a large team of IT professionals, and in particular, develop and empower your own leadership team.
  • Demonstrate staff development and manage turnover within acceptable bounds
  • Create a credible long term architectural roadmap for the development and rationalization of the IT estate
  • Build up an excellent internal IT development function and in-source where beneficial
  • Deliver high quality new solutions to the Business on time and to budget
  • Operate all existing and future systems to agreed reliability and availability targets
  • Reduce costs and improve efficiency of IT delivery and operations
  • Forecast future needs concerning hardware, software and staffing
  • Provide secure and performance EUC to staff
  • Ensure IT operates to relevant standards and put in place policies and procedures according to best practice
  • Serve as a trusted advisor other CXX executives 
  • Provide expert advice to senior management on strategic systems conversions and integrations in support of business goals and objectives.
  • Review and approve major contracts for information technology services and equipment in an efficient manner.
  • Monitor and approval of IT budgeting
  • Technology Risk Assessment
  • Analysis and assessment of critical incidents of IT
  • Carry out any other task assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.     

Direct Reports:

  • Head of IT Development
  • Head of IT Operations & Analytics
  • Head of Strategy Planning and Governance       
  • Head of Product Development 

Role Relationship

Internal

  • All Heads of Department

External

  • IT Consultancy Firms
  • Vendors

Knowledge and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s Degree + Specialized Certification/Degree

Experience:

  • Overall 15 years of experience with 5 years in a similar capacity.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership and People Management Skills
  • Analytical & Problem Solving Skills
  • Excellent Managing and coaching skills

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of designing/developing IT systems and planning significant IT implementation
  • Broad knowledge of IT development technologies/methodologies, infrastructure and data center operations
  • Deep insight of digital business and digital technologies in fintech domain and technology
  • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
  • Broad knowledge of IT development technologies, methodologies, infrastructure and data center operations
  • Strategy, Pricing and Vendor Management
  • Branchless and Branch Banking Industry or FS Knowledge
  • Exposure to Regulators

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Department:
Information Technology
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Master’s Degree + Specialized Certification/Degree
Career Level:
GM / CEO / Country Head / President
Minimum Experience:
15 Years (Overall 15 years of experience with 5 years in a similar capacity.)
Apply Before:
Jan 02, 2020
Posting Date:
Dec 03, 2019
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