Head of IT


RSM is recruiting for its client, a prestige Bank that will start operating in the mozambican market, a Head of IT, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Plan and implement/update all technology projects/Strategies. Ensure project documentation is maintained in line with institutional standards
  • Plan and budget for the organization, equipment and staffing to meet the business technology requirements
  • Co-ordinate the development of PC based applications to support business products consistent in line with institutional procedures and best practices
  • Ensure appropriate organizational and staffing control within the technology function, where required segregation of duties & dual control are maintained
  • Ensure adequate and relevant contingency and disaster recovery plans are maintained and periodically tested
  • Oversee service management of vendors and outsourced operations and execution of Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Adopting new processes, roles and skills for the IS function, by focusing on delivering services, rather than software to the business
  • Structuring IT to serve complex, global business organizations by implementing technological and management approaches that permit the benefits of globalization and localization to be realized simultaneously
  • Safeguarding the organization's information assets, by keeping abreast of new threats, such as service attacks and spamming
  • Design Technology Architecture and Database that enables business agility
  • Manage Office Automation Systems and Network design/Communications
  • Monitor level of IT awareness and regular delivery of effective IT training for IT users and business users
  • Champions the annual development/review of Business Requirement Analysis, IT Strategic Planning, IT Technology Architecture Planning, IT Process Review and Development, Capacity Planning, Risk Mitigation Planning, High Availability Planning, and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Supervise/Evaluate performance of IT personnel and prepare the IT Budget and annual plan
  • Articulate and implement a business plan for the Bank in Mozambique
  • Ensure the business of the bank is facilitated through the use of technology for the delivery of superior customer service in line with corporate objectives and goals
  • Maximize the bank’s competitive advantage with strict adherence to laid down policies and procedures and conform with regulatory guidelines
  • Ensure continuous improvement of operations through deployment of leading edge technologies that efficiently and effectively support the bank’s business
  • Develop IT capacity within the bank in three areas i.e. people, skills and knowledge
  • First degree in any Business related discipline
  • Masters in Business Administration or Banking & Finance and professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a bank/financial institution
  • Experience in banking operations will be an added advantage
  • Banking Database System
  • Strong alliance management skills
  • Excellent customer relationship development/management
  • Good negotiation, problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Creative thinking and innovative
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Technology
  • Good product development and management capabilities
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


  • Entidade RSM
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  • Publicado 05.06.2018
  • Expira 20.07.2018
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