Nft Consult Head of ICT Jobs in Uganda

Nft Consult Head of ICT Jobs in Uganda


About the role:

  • The Head of ICT is responsible for providing strategic vision and operational IT leadership for Information Technology Department and be accountable for directing, planning, organizing, and controlling all IT Functions.

  • In addition, the role is responsible for sound technical leadership in all aspects of the Bank business, driving and overseeing the implementation of new IT systems and projects, including management of staff and projects in accordance with the Bank's policies, procedures and standards.

    The Ideal Candidate:

  • We are looking for a strategic thinking and strong business acumen IT individual, with an innovative mind, vast experience in current technological trends and familiarity with a variety of business concepts.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Strategic Development and Implementation:

  • Formulate the Banks's IT strategy in response to business needs, recommend appropriate and cost-effective technical solutions and establish budgetary and risk implications including documentation and security of all IT systems in line with the ICT trends and IT governance standards. Specifically;

  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits

  • Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience

  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage

  • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions

    Department Leadership:

  • Foster an environment encouraging further development of subordinates’ skills through formal training/schooling or on the job training.

  • Mentors employees in business process, technology and associated skill sets

  • Work with unit managers to discuss mentoring and management strategies, progress of work, resolve problems and ensure that standards for quality and quantity of work are met

  • Work with ICT Unit leaders to establish employee development plans including formal training and contingency planning

  • Meet with peers and their key personnel relative to the successful delivery of the Bank's goals, objectives and initiatives.

  • Manages training for the subordinate departments ensuring adequate
    levels of proficiency are developed and maintained.

  • Departmental Work Plan Development, Implementation and Monitoring: Develop the annual business technology work plan, budgets, and set benchmarks for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the planned projects against set targets to support and advance business goals and initiatives of the Bank.

    ICT Project Management & Monitoring.

  • Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs, design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures, plan the implementation of projects, and provide guidance staff within the organization.

  • Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness during and after the budget period, control budget on a regular basis and report expenditure regularly for corrective action.

    IT Operations and Infrastructure Security

  • Oversee all technology operations and evaluate them according to established goals

  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management

  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures

  • Oversee data backup and system security operations (e.g. user authorization, firewalls)

  • Manage installations, upgrades and configurations of hardware and software

    Required Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/Engineering,
    Master Degree in Computer Management/Information Technology.

  • Professional certification in technology governance and/or leadership e.g. ITIL, CGEIT,CISM CCNA, MCP, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) or other professional certification(s) in any other IT field.

  • At least 5 years professional experience in an ICT environment including delivery of major projects

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nft Consult Head of ICT Jobs in Uganda


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