Equity Bank IT Cost and Vendor Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank IT Cost and Vendor Management Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • The Team Member IT Cost & Vendor Management analyses, forecasts and reports the operational budget and CAPEX budget for the IT department, analyses technology spend, builds and manages relationships with technology vendors and ensure that vendors meet their contractual obligation and adhere to the contractual terms agreed upon, Analyses the spend on technology and works on cost optimization initiatives in line with the ICT and overall bank strategy, report on the cost of technology for clear transparency and ownership by the various account and reviews business cases for technology investments.


    Strategy & Planning

  • Budget planning encompassing capital, operational expenditure, and staff costs amongst others

  • Provide budget execution related reports to other finance functions as required

  • Assist in the development of business cases supporting the funding of IT projects and perform project profitability analysis after implementation

  • Break down IT costs into defined categories e.g. consumption based (variable technology usage: telecomm, data center), project based (initiatives) and infrastructure based (fixed cost: network infrastructure)

  • Identify IT cost drivers

  • Participate in evaluation of potential suppliers using developed and agreed criteria to support alignment and understanding of the expectations and requirements of engagement

    Acquisition & Deployment

  • Develop financial models and criteria used to evaluate alternative IT investments.

    Operational Management

  • Monitor 3rd party invoicing and deliverables as to contract adherence suggesting corrective actions Monitor budget-execution levels reporting any variances to Head of IT cost and vendor management among other bank stakeholders

  • Monitor and report on the performance of selected vendors to ensure delivery in line with contractual obligations and performance metrics set in the contracts.

  • Weekly reporting on IT budget performance

  • Liaise with procurement partners to review, report on and revise contractual agreements as necessary

    Qualifications

    Formal Qualifications

  • Minimum Educational Level – First degree in Computing Science, BBIT, Accounting, Engineering, Operational sciences or (any other discipline with strong Information Systems component and/or relevant IT Service Management certification).

  • Post graduate
    qualification in Information Technology or related certifications.

    Years’ Experience]

  • Minimum of 2 years professional IT or IT Finance and Strategy

    Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Accounting Principles and application

  • Knowledge of IT Service Management methodologies, principles, concepts, practices and processes

  • University degree in the field of computer science, Information Tech, Electrical Engineering or business administration.

  • Relevant industry certifications (ISO20000, COBIT, ITIL etc) will be an added advantage

  • IT asset management

    Skills

  • Budgeting

  • Financial Control and Governance

  • Project Management

  • Portfolio Monitoring, compiling, performance reporting (financials, non-financials)

  • Administrative ability

  • Benefit / Value assessment

  • Data gathering and analysis

  • Communication skills and reporting

  • Decision making

  • Documentation

  • Activity Based Costing Management

  • Total Cost of Ownership

  • IT objectives / scorecard

  • IT organizational design

  • Methods, standards creation
    personnel Relationship management

  • Strong Oral and Written Communication

  • Results orientation

  • Benefit / Value assessment

  • Decision making

  • Integrity and honesty

  • Team player.

    Attributes

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products as required.

  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.

  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations for the purpose of creating business cases, budgets, and so on.

  • Highly self-motivated and directed.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Exceptional customer service orientation.

  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Equity Bank IT Cost and Vendor Management Officer Jobs in Kenya


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