Deputy Chief Information Officer
FinAfri Talent Network
Lagos, LA, Nigeria
5d ago

Our Client is a pre-eminent Merchant Bank owned by reputable corporate and private investors. The Bank has its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria with focus on high end financial products and services to select clientele in targeted sectors of the economy.

Our operations cover Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Investment Banking, Asset & Wealth Management, Treasury & Global Markets and Securities Trading.

In alignment with the Bank group's growth strategy, highly motivated employees are essential to our organizations sustainable success, hence, we are seeking recruitment of motivated and competent talents to critical positions in the Bank.

Job Objectives

  • Drive digital innovation and serve as a cross-functional change agent across the organization
  • Set and implement digital strategy by working with cross-functional partners to map and transition traditional processes to digital ones
  • Be a digital evangelist, championing the use of digital technology and practices to engender a digital mindset from the top down
  • Ensure collaboration, knowledge sharing, and digital best practices between partners and colleagues to help embed a robust digital ecosystem
  • Measure ROI on digital projects, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure we're investing in the right tools and resources
  • Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop a clearly defined and compelling digital strategy for the company's future
  • Reviewing and analyzing data to determine if it can be used to improve operations.
  • Creating a digital culture within the organization that promotes innovation and encourages new ways of doing business
  • Overseeing IT infrastructure projects that improve the company's ability to store and process large amounts of data
  • Work closely with HR to attract and retain top talent, and to build digital capabilities across the company.
  • Ensure that all relevant digital initiatives are fully integrated into the strategic-planning process for leadership commitment, resource allocation and execution
  • Work with teams across the business to generate innovative digital solutions for products, services, processes, customer experiences, marketing channels, and business models
  • Own and centrally monitor the digital innovation project portfolio
  • Build, manage and continue to grow an internal and external digital innovation ecosystem
  • Monitoring industry trends related to digital marketing and technology and identifying new tools AI, digital, CRM that can support, enhance, and improve our solutions.
  • Education Requirement

  • Degree in the field of computer science or business administration
  • Minimum 7- 10 years experience in a similar role designing and launching digital platforms
  • Acquired professional trainings, certification and proven utilization of any of the following would be an added advantage :
  • Microsoft Certified : Azure AI Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Certified : Azure Data Scientist Associate
  • Open Certified Data Scientist (Open CDS).
  • Proven experience in IT planning, organization, and development
  • Excellent understanding of project and digital product management principles
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT.
  • Knowledge

  • Proven track record of leading successful digital transformation projects
  • Understand core business processes and associated technical solutions
  • Have an innovative and disruptive mindset, constantly looking forward
  • Experience managing and leading a digital team
  • Proven influencing and collaboration skills
  • Skills / Competencies

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to details
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong relationship building and networking skills
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Must be a good team player
  • Must have good organizational and creative thinking skills
  • Accountability
  • Customer and client management skills
  • The ability to manage a varied and complex workload
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Ability to control large budgets
  • Applications close on August 2, 2022.

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