KCB Bank Burundi


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HEAD OF IT

Délai: 1 février 2023

 The Position

Reporting to the Managing Director, the job holder will be responsible for effective and efficient management/co-ordination of the Bank's Information and Communication Technology policy, processes, and procedure so as to deliver efficient, cost effective and excellent customer service while mitigating inherent risks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overall leadership of the IT Department Team including the planning, coordination and review of work plans for the staff; assigning work activities, projects and programs; Managing team dynamics, resource allocation, and following up on issues referred to the team leader.
  • Develop, review and report on ICT strategy, ensuring the strategic objectives are well understood and well executed by department managers.
  • Define, implement, and maintain appropriate ICT standards and principles across the business to maximize synergy, sharing of best practice and commercial benefit.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a cost effective and appropriate operating model in the middle and back-office operations functions, including quality assurance of the banks process environment.
  • Provide business support and services by hosting and managing clearing operations, Treasury, Back-office operations, Currency Services and Account Opening and Maintenance Services, Transport and Facilities Management
  • Deliver the procurement strategy for the bank to achieve target business and financial value for goods and services procured. This includes cost optimization, supplier management, compliance to procurement policies and guidelines and supply chain reporting.
  • Proactively manage all risk arising from and Information Technology by consistently applying the risk management framework across the IT function.

The Person

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • University degree in a Business-related area or IT from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification in supply chain management field is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of which one must have had 3 years’ experience in senior management role within the IT Department.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in IT risks and security Management.
  • A good understanding of market & operational risk should be demonstrated.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; must also have strong attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated competencies in leading IT projects.
  • Ability to work closely with various Business Units whilst retaining independence.

The above positions are demanding roles and the Bank will provide a competitive package for the right candidates.  If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log into our Recruitment Portal and submit your application.

Your application must be received by 01st Feb, 2023 at 5:00 PM

To be considered, your application must have:

  • A copy of your ID.
  • Degree certificate.
  • Birth certificate (of self).
  • Police Clearance Certificate (less than 3 months old).

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.