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ICT Manager – Banking Sector

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Valcol Group
  • Post Date: June 9, 2020
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Job Overview

Job Purpose:

To provide leadership for the development, management and use of Information Technology (IT) across the organisation through the formulation and subsequent implementation of IT strategies aligned to the corporate goals and objectives through IT support via service desk operations, application support hardware support, data telecommunications and IT security in harmony with best practices and IT governance guidelines. The incumbent reports to the Managing Director.

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Strategy Formulation

  • Participates annually in the strategy formulation by giving IT input for considerations
  • Aligns and directs information technology investments in line with corporate objectives
  • Drives strategic initiatives by leveraging software architects and best practices in new system development efforts across all departments
  • Oversees the implementation of agreed strategic goal


  • Comes up with a budget for the unit annually
  • Executes the budget according to need and budget allocations
  • Monitors the budget monthly
  • Reviews the budget as and when necessary

Information Technology Security

  • Defines controls, processes and procedures in line with the best practice and corporate governance issues to safeguard data integrity of the bank continuously
  • Enforces Information Technology policies and procedures by having systems and reports to monitor activity on all system platforms
  • Regulates logical and physical security to the Information Technology infrastructure
  • Oversees that the Information Technology security awareness programmes are achieved through security bulletins to the staff quarterly
  • Aligns IT risk management with enterprise-wide risk management

ICT service –helpdesk, system administration and support and maintenance

  • Oversees the implementation of system changes on all the bank Information Technology systems, both software and hardware
  • Manages a portfolio of development and support efforts – deliver needed functionality within budgets and timelines
  • Ensures that the systems installed and configured by subordinates are according to corporate standards
  • Ensures that Information Technology systems are secure from unauthorized access and virus attacks through installation of anti-virus whenever installing new machines
  • Checks that back-ups are done daily on servers by scheduling them for efficient service delivery
  • Reviews the solution to Information Technology requests as and when necessary
  • Provides senior level resolution to internal client issues
  • Provides technical support to marketing initiatives

Procurement of hardware and software

  • Guides the bank on the best available options on hardware and software purchases
  • Sources quotation for some Information Technology equipment that conforms to the bank standards
  • Ensures that all equipment is serviced and maintained and administer existing applications and hardware systems

Business continuity and disaster recovery

  • Formulates and establishes controls procedures to enhance data recovery in the event of a disaster
  • Ensures that data back up and restoration are done daily
  • Plans for growth where one wants to ensure that there is enough data storage for future growth
  • Reviews business continuity documents how often and why?
  • Provides guidelines on back-up power solutions to protect IT equipment from damage

Vendor management

  • Establishes service level agreements with all the Information Technology vendors, annually
  • Reviews service level agreements annually
  • Escalates queries to vendors which cannot be resolved internally as and when issues are beyond the scope of the internal IT team
  • Manages software and hardware agreements and services across the bank

Project management

  • Involved in the research and development of new products and innovation on existing products as and when necessary
  • Investigates on feasibility integration and standardization of systems
  • Oversees the implementation of Information Technology systems in the project
  • Champions change and effectively manages the implementation of new ideas
  • Provides advice and guidance to members of staff and other stakeholders on technical matters related to IT systems and processes

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer studies
  • An MBA is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a management level position is desired preferably in the banking sector.

Salary: Highly Negotiable

Email CVs to and Colin Roberts

Job Detail
  • Career LevelManager
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience5-10 Years
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