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    • Head of Information Technology Department at MAISA CO.

    Posted: Aug 10, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
  • Head of Information Technology Department

    BACKGROUND: A fast-growing National Microfinance bank with presence in all 36 states of the country is in search of a new individual to join its brilliant team.

    POSITION: Head, Information Technology Department– Report to Executive Director Operations & Information Technology Unit

    QUALIFICATION: A first degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, and related disciplines (Computer Engineering, Computer with Economics/ Mathematics, Management Information Systems, and Electrical/Electronic Engineering and any other Engineering Courses is required. A post graduate degree in any related discipline is nice to have.

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP: Any of NCS (Nigeria Computer Society), TOGAF, NIM, PMI or ISACA preferred.

    PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Any of ITIL; CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Oracle/Microsoft Database Administration, Cloud Computing, The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Control Objectives for Information Technologies (COBIT), Cisco Network Administration, Java Framework, .NET Framework, Python, Angular, Docker

    EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Management- Minimum of 15 years working experience in IT, of which at least 7 years should be at general IT management level.  Experience in leading/managing large IT team is required.

    • Excellent knowledge and experience with IT procurement and vendor management
    • Knowledge and experience of Enterprise and Solutions architecture
    • Experience with managing large teams of IT professionals
    • Good knowledge and familiarity with leading practices in security standards/frameworks  
    • Good knowledge of database management systems   
    • In-depth knowledge of Threat and Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing, antivirus solutions and end point protection  
    • Understanding of Client and server operating systems  
    • Experience with managing and running applications in the Cloud (Azure and AWS)
    • Ability to translate IT terminologies into what the business can understand
    • Adequate knowledge Core Banking Applications such as Temenos T24 management   
    • Adequate knowledge of eChannel Management and Payment Systems Applications – most importantly Mobile and Internet Banking applications
    • Adequate knowledge of Contract management, Budget, and cost management and Quality control
    • Knowledge of Banking Operation Models


    Implementation of Depts mandate   

    • Ensures the implementation of the Dept’s work plan.  
    • Ensures timely rendition of Dept’s deliverables. 
    • Manages the Dept performance.  

    PERSONALITY: energetic, driven, adaptable, able to work with no supervision, team spirit, proven leadership and problem-solving skills, willingness to relocate. Should not be older than 50 years of age.

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