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HEAD ICT - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #16902
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Financial Services
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 8
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean/ Permanent Resident
Degree Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

Job Description

  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

Our client is looking an experienced ICT Head to join their Harare based financial services institution.

Implement the Bank’s Information Technology strategy and ensure that the Bank has the appropriate IT Infrastructure to effectively support the achievement of its objectives.
Determines and manage technology solution deployment to signed merchant and corporate partners.
To manage the IT budgets achieving Value for Money.
Support the design, development and implementation of the Bank’s IT Strategy, systems and applications.
Direct and oversee all IT /Business Solutions related projects to ensure that they are delivered and deployed cost effectively.
Oversee and maintain a secured IT platform for the entire banking operations ensuring appropriate IT Controls are implemented and maintained.
Ensure that all IT systems are implemented and maintained to required standards.
Oversee systems development and enhancement and the integration of new systems with existing systems
Ensure that IT systems and procedures promote data and bank information security and business continuity
Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.
Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.
Manage telecommunications infrastructure development plans and projects.
Procure, negotiate, manage and monitor of contracts for ICT services provided by third parties ensuring effective service delivery
Manage the relationships with contractors and suppliers
To provide clear, succinct and cogent reports to required deadlines for the Board, Committees, the Chief Executive, Management Teams and key stakeholders as required.

Key Skills
IT Project Management.
Detailed understanding of Banking Operations.
Ability to identify requirements specifications.
Understanding of IT Security Systems, Networking and Database management.
Knowledge of IT Systems monitoring.
Mobile Banking, Internet Banking, E-payments card business, money transfer services, Zimswitch).

  • Job Role: HEAD ICT
  • Industry: IT / Telecommunications
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
Master’s degree in Information Technology an added advantage.
IT Certifications e.g. Project Management, CISCO etc.
Minimum of eight (5) years’ experience in information technology, with at least 3 years in IT role in the Banking and Finance Industry
Experience in the most current technologies and products used in the banking industry.
Experience in delivering major business or technology programs.
Excellent influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to positively and dearly communicate with a variety of constituents.

Additional Requirements

information technology

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