Senior Manager, Information Technology
FinAfri Talent Network
Lagos, LA, Nigeria
4d 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 organization’s sustainable success, hence, we are seeking recruitment of motivated and competent talents to critical positions in the Bank.

Job Objectives

  • To provides technical competence at professional level for developing and implementing information technology initiatives
  • To support the Chief Information Officer to implement enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and business development in a collaborative, customer-focused leadership style that works effectively across departments and functions to increase efficiency, improve customer service, and contribute to business and performance objectives
  • Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support the IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals.
  • Provide high quality day-to-day operations of technology and technology-enabled business functions.
  • Create state of the industry dynamic security practices across the IT department and bank.
  • Maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the organization’s needs, including information and cybersecurity.
  • Implement projects and the project portfolio as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development and installation of major information systems.
  • Responsible for all functions of personnel management of employees in his unit and able to motivate a team-oriented, collaborative environment, and also for and to the employees that are direct reports and held accountable for their performance.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements in the exam domain areas of data confidentiality, data integrity, data availability (business continuity planning), vendor management and IT management
  • Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of IT systems performance and their providers.
  • Maintain security standards appropriate for the bank’s size and complexity.
  • Employee may be asked to perform other duties as required by business needs.
  • Education Requirement

  • Degree in the field of computer science or business administration or 8 years’ experience managing and / or directing an IT operation - familiar with a variety of technology and banking concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Proven experience in IT planning, organization, and development
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles
  • Superior understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT
  • Knowledge

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in the financial services industry
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution
  • Substantial exposure to data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Skill s / 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
  • Applications closes on Feb 28, 2022.

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