Head of ICT – Akiba Commercial Bank

The Bank is looking for a high caliber ICT professional to provide strategic technology leadership and play an integral role in all digital transformation projects within the Bank.


Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the position has accountability to ensure provision of efficient technology services across the Bank, delivered through:

⦁ Providing    efficient    implementation    of specific technology projects.
⦁ Providing efficient management of the technology department, ensuring a high level of service delivery.
⦁ Managing relationships with IT vendors and service providers.
⦁ Evaluation and management of information to support business decision making.

⦁ Identify innovation opportunities and become a trusted technology advisor to the Senior Management Team.
⦁ Work closely with all departments in the Bank to ensure the technology strategy meets the long-term business strategy, which is built on digital delivery of consumer and commercial banking services.
⦁ Will have primary responsibility for banking productivity applications, including development of CRM solutions.
⦁ Manage the internal data environment as well as provide and support reporting or other data analytics solutions.
⦁ Work closely with the Bank’s technology partners to ensure a consistent approach to banking technology.
⦁ Measure, review and report on the technology performance of the bank against approved operating
⦁ plans as well as report on the execution of technology investment budgets.

⦁ Ensure compliance with policies and procedures on all IT operations, including in particular back-ups and disaster recovery procedures.
⦁ Drive alignment between business and technology in order to maximize return on technology investments.
⦁ Provide leadership to the ICT team to ensure it is accountable for all technology supporting the businesses.
⦁ Drive and embed a strong performance culture through inspiring, motivating and rigorous performance management discipline.

⦁ University Degree in IT/Computer Science or software engineering.
⦁ Extensive experience with core banking solution implementation, with a proven delivery track record in similar roles and complexity.
⦁ Experience in the T24 Banking solution and in the complete cycle of the Data Migration activities will be an added advantage.

⦁ Solid experience in IT transformation projects.
⦁ Pragmatic and hands on approach to problem resolution.
⦁ Good understanding of processes in the banking industry plus general knowledge of the regulatory environment shaping the industry.
⦁ Ability to work with vendors and internal organization.
⦁ Demonstrated ability to delivery product innovation and improved user experience.
⦁ A strong internal network, providing the ability to navigate Global Technology and identify existing solutions for the business.
⦁ Expertise in industry innovation and the ability to think strategically about how to create business-led solutions.
⦁ Knowledge of data analytics and data management tools and processes.

⦁ Knowledge of software development management of outsource development contracts.
⦁ Strong project management skills and management of development, maintenance and support teams.
⦁ Up-to-date with the current (and future) levels of IT security, threats, vulnerabilities that could impact the Bank’s digital and financial assets responsibilities.
⦁ Strong interpersonal skills.

If you meet the above requirements and ready for great challenges, mail:
Covering letter and Your Curriculum vitae

To recruitment@acbtz.com by 31st May,2022

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