HEAD, IT Business

Job Summary     The Head IT for business is responsible for assisting the CIO drive the Banks technology operations across the business as well as implementation of new IT systems, policies/Governance.  This includes developing of roadmap of IT innovations that the business will require IT to integrate, developing critical documentation required for IT on-boarding of new business defined capabilities in addition to innovations and ensuring such documentation is used to drive cost assignment to the businesses in line with business consumption modeling.   Duties and Responsibilities Oversee all technology operations (e.g. network security) and evaluate them according to established goals •         Develop a roadmap of IT innovations that the business will require IT to integrate Develop critical documentation required for IT on-boarding of new business defined capabilities in addition to innovations Map the IT budget onto cost targets for IT departments and units and measuring compliance  Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management Analyze the business requirements of all functions and departments to determine their technology needs Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems from the Business Units and report to upper management Assists in identifying areas of value add for relationships with OEM(s), and third party licensed service providers, and other third parties.  
    Supports the assessment of OEM(s), 3rd Parties for software license and support as input to routine reviews and ad-hoc assessments for existing or new business with same Coordinate IT managers and supervise computer scientists, technicians and other professionals to provide guidance Control budget and report on expenditure Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts Any other duty as assigned by the CIO.   KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS   Accuracy of configuration database   Antivirus coverage   Core Banking & Database Uptime   Patch Management   Service desk issue resolution TAT   Uptime of Email / Collaboration infrastructure   Accuracy and completeness of data on project registration dashboard   Average delays in Implementation date vs. plan   Project implementation/application development quality   Project Sponsor Feedback  
  JOB REQUIREMENTS    BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus 10 – 12 years banking experience out of which (5 – 6) years have been spent supporting major technology projects in a large Banks/Organizations.  Should have relevant past experience of managing systems under scope and of meeting exceeding targets   
  Job Knowledge   Technical Architectures   Finance Terms and Modelling for cost management   Proven experience as IT director or similar role Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc. Experience in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet the Business Units objectives  KEY COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS  Skills/Competencies Excellent organizational and leadership skills Outstanding communication abilities (oral and written Excellent documentation skills   Excellent interpersonal skills for interaction with the Business Units, customers and third party support Work planning   Status reporting   Developing budgets
Job Location: Lagos Nigeria

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