IT Banking Jobs – Director Management Information Systems at UDBL

Salary Scale:  UDBL 2
Location of Post:       Head Office
Reports to:                 Chief Executive Officer
Supervises:                 Staff of the Management Information Systems Division
Job Summary:  To ensure smooth and efficient running of the Information Technology function in the bank and align it towards achievement of the Bank’s Vision audits business strategies, goals and objectives.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Strategic Direction 
·         Contribute to the achievement of the Bank’s business objectives by providing advice and guidance on strategy
·         Initiate the development of strategies that will support the achievement of organizational mission, core values and business objectives
·         Provide ongoing advice to Board members on MIS and Technology  issues.
·         Continuously evaluate strategic direction to confirm alignment with Bank objectives.
Stakeholder Management
·         Identify all key stakeholders for the MIS  and System  processes
·         Identify relevant and thorny issues and devise a plan to address them
·         Continuously communicate with stakeholders to improve Bank  image
Key Result Areas
·         To coordinate and ensure a smooth change of the bank’s core banking systems.
·         Ensure adequate IT policies and procedures are in place and implement approved IT policy changes
·         Ensure that efficient systems are available to both internal and external customers.
·         Overall supervision of services of the Department through procedural quality assurance
·         Ensure provision of technology system to support the business in terms of hardware and software networking
·         Ensure that all projects are implemented in time and within budget.
·         Ensure adequate resources are allocated to support projects and changes to the system.
·         Define and manage the MIS CAPEX & OPEX budgets.
·         Ensure continuous service for all systems.
·         Maintenance of the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with the internal and external customers
·         Management of Contingency Plans through regular testing and updating of the contingency systems
·         Participation in the improvement of the bank’s IT Policy through policy change proposals.
·         Implementation of approved IT policy changes
·         Ensuring compliance through training & monitoring
·         Ensure Disaster Recovery Plans are in place to ensure business continuity
Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Training
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Computer science, Engineering, or relevant field.
·         Post graduate Degree in a MIS field is a MUST.
·         A professional certification will be added advantage.
Minimum Experience: Eight years in management in a similar environment in a financial institution with three years’ experience in preparation and presentation of relevant Board Matters
Skills Required
·         Excellent communication skills at senior management
·         Basic knowledge of contracts
·         Project Management skills
·         Analytical and  problem –solving  skills
·         Strategic thinking  skills 
·         Good report writing skills
·         Good managerial / supervisory skills.
·         Good interpersonal skills
How to apply: 
All applications should be hand delivered to Ag. Chief Executive Officer , Plot 15 Clement Hill Road , Ruth Towers P.O Box 7210 Kampala
All copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications
Please note that only short listed and successful will be contacted

To reach Not Later than 5:00 pm 19th December 2012

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