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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Jamii Bora Bank Head of ICT Job in Nairobi Kenya

Jamii Bora Bank is the fastest growing financial institution in Kenya with an impressive customer base of both low and high income earners.

The Bank is poised to change the financial services landscape with a medium term objective of becoming a top tier player within 4 years.

As we expand our operations throughout the country as a fully-fledged commercial bank, we are seeking to recruit energetic, innovative, dynamic, qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following positions:

Head of ICT
 
As the Head of IT you will be responsible for delivering the most innovative IT delivery platform in Kenya. 
The Bank is looking to recruit an individual with serious passion for IT and what it can do to improve the lives of people. 
The successful candidate will be expected to constantly challenge status quo and think outside the box driving the Bank’s ICT strategy with the channel and the customer at its center.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Oversees all ICT operations in the Bank.
  • Develop and drive ICT strategy in line with global trends to keep the Bank on the cutting edge.
  • Ensures availability of ICT systems.
  • Manages user access to systems and security.
  • Drive innovation and change.
  • Responsible for keeping data and information systems.
  • Ensures user support in systems usage & functionality.
  • Manages ICT projects in the bank.
  • Overseeing the development of policy, implementation and maintenance of security and the overall management of the Bank’s communication network.
  • Manages third party relationships.
  • Ensures the preparation and maintenance of documentation, manuals and user notes.
  • Planning and coordinating all ICT activities such as installation and upgrading of hardware and software; programming and systems design; development of computer networks and implementation of internet LAN/WAN networks.
Job Qualifications / Skills / Experience
  • A Masters degree in Computer Science, Information systems, Information Technology, Engineering or related field.
  • Those with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or Information Technology, with over 10 years experience in a busy ICT environment may also be considered.
  • 10 years relevant experience with at least 5 years experience in a similar role
  • MCSE or any other relevant industry certification in systems management
  • CCNP, or a Certification in advanced Routing, Switching
Interested persons may post or email their CVs including remunerations, day contacts and referees to the following addresses e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting the reference number and position to reach us on or before 1st July 2012.