Equity Bank Technical Solutions Manager Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank Technical Solutions Manager Jobs in Kenya



In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit a qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the position outlined below within the Communication and Advertising unit.


Responsibilities


Project planning:

  • Participate in project management where you write technical solution proposals, set timelines, goals, deliverables, and execute accordingly along with a solid communication strategy and plan.
  • Responsible for the overall delivery of a project. Ensure the project is on schedule as per the set timelines and deliverables at the highest attainable quality standards; while coordinating between internal stakeholders, vendors and the customer.
  • Judiciously document and communicate project activities, plans and decisions, ensuring team members at different levels know their role and are supported to execute their assignment.
  • Work with the systems team, clients/partners to define the problem they are trying to address and design an appropriate technology solution.
  • Identify project and technical risks early, raise them with our team and work together on mitigation strategies.

    Business Requirements management:

  • When required, interact with clients to understand the client’s business, their needs, goals and visions for products provided by Finserve.
  • Write software specifications, manage project execution, review UI/UX wireframes and mockups, and define product roll-out strategy, including writing product development timelines.
  • Assist the sales and system teams in technical discussions and be responsible for the technical solution/design for new and existing customers.
  • Ensure that our development team understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users.
  • Work with our developers to decompose high level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges.
  • Identify and define key inter-dependencies in relation to design and deployment of our customer’s solutions.

    Procedures:

  • Evaluate processes used across the Technology department and identify areas of improvement.
  • Ensure the Technology groups are fully aligned on processes and delivery using Confluence, JIRA and other tools.
  • Own and drive critical technology product processes, including:
  • Quarterly Prioritization
  • Weekly Reporting to Tech Council
  • Bi-weekly Sprint Demo Coordination
  • Go-to-market Strategy and Execution
  • Prepare, analyse and submit accurate and timely reports to aid in decision
    making.
  • Communicate project progress in a timely manner to the senior management team and project stakeholders.
  • Maximize projects team productivity and ensure they operate within the set policies and procedures
  • Put together system support documentation for end consumers.
  • Train the team on specific areas to ensure efficient delivery of tasks assigned.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with the sales, products, operations, developers, bank support and the senior management.
  • Manage cross-departmental events and collaborate with stakeholders across all functions of the business i.e. Sales, Systems, Technology, Bank support and Developers; for Finserve products.


    Requirements


  • Ability to lead cross-functional business and technical teams to deliver projects in the Fintech sector. Team lead throughout a project life cycle.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities and risk mitigation.
  • Proven ability to analyse complex business issues and identify, design and implement effective and innovative practical solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Customer Service oriented with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Genuine customer focus.
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Good planning and organizational skills; and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, with minimum supervision.
  • High tolerance for work in a rapidly evolving work environment (adaptability)
  • Ability to manage teams/projects and bring them to success
  • Able to operate in a performance driven organization
  • Organized and efficient in work processes
  • Fundamental project management skills using project management tools & techniques.
  • University degree from a well-recognized university
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience, 3 of which must have been spent in systems and project management preferably the fintech industry.
  • Basic data modelling, JSON, XML, working knowledge of relational and non-relational databases, SQL, REST APIs etc.


    How To Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th August, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Equity Bank Technical Solutions Manager Jobs in Kenya


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