First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Plc is a full service banking group, headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, with the vision 'to be the premier financial services group of African origin’.
From its early origins in investment banking as City Securities Limited in 1977, FCMB, established in 1982, has emerged as one of the leading financial services institu...
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Reporting to the CIO, the Head of IT Governance leads a diverse team of IT professionals and is responsible for providing strategic direction to establish governance principles, frameworks and driving improvement initiatives to increase people and organizational capabilities across the Bank’s IT.
This position is also responsible for managing IT budget, vendors, Information Asset and Projects.
Other responsibilities include:
Working with the CIO and senior management to identify business improvement opportunities and drive the execution of solutions.
Excellent presentation skills to enhance communication between the Technology team and the business
Good understanding of technology initiatives that can be adopted to drive the business objectives and goals.
Developing IT governance model and processes to achieve a flexible, efficient, and cost-effective approach in IT operations
Developing a coordinated strategy and plan to manage the multiple vendors the IT function engages on an ongoing basis.
Leading, recommending, and developing recommendations to solve complex, enterprise-wide, and process-specific ambiguous problems.
Ensuring specific metrics and measures are incorporated into solutions enabling continuous improvement.
Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 10 years experience in IT governance, Program Management, or IT Consulting
Excellent verbal, written and group presentation skills
Experience with performance metrics and measures, customer assessment, cost/benefit analysis, benchmarking, and problem identification/resolution
Good knowledge of tools, concepts, change management and techniques of business process reengineering
People management experience
Experience preparing and managing budgets
IT procurement and vendor negotiation experience
Experience in technology asset and projects management