Thursday, 29 June 2017

HEAD INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT DELOITTE NIGERIA

Deloitte Nigeria - Our client is a development finance institution positioned to empower more micro, small and medium enterprises across Nigeria. The institution is set up as a private sector driven wholesale financial institution aimed at increasing access to finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through eligible financial intermediaries In view of the foregoing, the client seeks to attract, motivate and retain qualified staff.

HEAD, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

REFERENCE NUMBER: DFI017

LOCATION
: Any City, Nigeria

JOB SUMMARY
 
To develop and implement IT Strategies necessary to streamline IT operation, align the IT strategy with the Bank’s strategy; provide guidance, expertise and resources for a cost effective technology implementation.
Ensure continuous development and implementation of the Bank’s technology requirements and needs.
Oversee and supervise all functions related to technology and ensures optimum support to all departments.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conducts assessment of technology needs, hardware and software, and evolving requirements and translate into specific projects:
  • Provides adequate support to business initiatives and departments within the Bank
  • Develops the annual IT plan in line with the Bank’s strategy, and provide guidance, expertise and resources for cost effective implementation
  • Formulates the IT policies and procedures
  • Provides technology assistance and support to staff as well as assess staff’s technical capabilities to meet the Bank’s application requirements
  • Documents and implements a Business Continuity Plan/Disaster Recovery strategy
  • Establishes a complete IT Infrastructure to support business strategy and operations
  • Ensures the proper implementation of the established policies and procedures
  • Prepares relevant periodic reports related to the department function, as and when requested by Senior Management
  • Provides advisory services to Senior Management on technology issues that affect the business, and suggests the appropriate and cost effective business systems solutions
  • Oversees review of suitable systems based on user requirements
  • Ensures formulation of a disaster recovery plan with emphasis on systems and data recovery
  • Manages data security protocols and standards; and processes to monitor those standards
  • Supervises monitoring and management of the physical computer environment as well as adequate measurement and monitoring of core database quality
  • Ensures adequate management in the transfer and the uploading of data from staff
  • Ensures the proper development and implementation of the IT infrastructure capacity plans
  • Identifies technology solution opportunities to enable greater product development and improve technical innovation and sustainability
  • Ensures adequate management of IT vendors and license agreements as well as development of new product concepts
  • Manages the implementation of acquired software solutions and hardware infrastructure, and obtain feedback from users to determine the system’s effectiveness.
  • Ensures security of system integration and functional recovery systems
  • Ensures the regular verification and control of programs to avoid and resolve any occurring problems
  • Ensures proper organization, storage back-up and maintenance of the Bank’s computerized files
  • Supervises implementation and monitoring of security configuration to ensure that security policy is adhered to at all times.
  • Ensures adequate management of IT risks and enhancement of the overall system security
  • Ensures consistent monitoring and reporting on system performance and usage in agreed timeframes
  • Conducts review and approval of periodic progress reports on IT activities
  • Supervises the development of application enhancements and development standards and processes to ensure effective alignment between the applications and business requirements
  • Supervises the employees training programs on the use of new applications or procedures
  • Oversees the development, application, updating and maintenance of all IT systems
  • Ensures consistent update of the latest IT systems and applications in order to enhance the performance of the existing integrated systems
  • Ensures that technology solutions and appropriate infrastructure to support business needs are well maintained
  • Ensures management of the data center operations
  • Ensures appropriate implementation of applications such as the loan processing system, planning for user requirement study, design, coding, user acceptance testing and deployment

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer sciences / Engineering, Systems engineering or any related discipline
  • A post graduate degree in any IT  related field is an advantage
  • Membership in ITIL, CISSP, SSCP, CIPP, CISM, CRISC, CSALPT or any related certification
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in an IT role is required of which at least 6 should be at managerial level

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • In-depth knowledge of leading practices in IT security standards / frameworks
  • Excellent knowledge of IT security issues relating to key platforms
  • In-depth knowledge of Threat and Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing, antivirus solutions and end point protection
  • Strong understanding of IT operating systems
  • Knowledge of integrated business applications software such as Enterprise wide applications
  • Adequate knowledge of information and knowledge management
  • Understanding of the business and IT strategy implementation
  • Expertise in Disaster Recovery, software integration, IT security and Configuration management
  • Demonstrates expertise in Application administration and support
  • Expertise in Capacity, Change, Availability, Incident, Service level, Supplier, Change and Release management
  • Demonstrates expertise in IT Service Continuity


DUE DATE: 14 July, 2017 



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