Head of ICT Employment Opportunity – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:       Head of ICT
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive
About US:
UGAFODE Microfinance
Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent
to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to
provide quality microfinance services.
Job Summary:    The Head of ICT is responsible for the
overall planning, organizing, and execution of UGAFODE (MDI) ICT strategy
including; directing all ICT operations to meet customer requirements as well
as support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new
technical solutions in line with compliance and risk perspectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Accountable for the development and execution of ICT strategy that
    resonates with the overall organizational objectives at UGAFODE (MDI).
  • Enabling business through provision of stable systems, technologies
    that minimizes downtime and maximizes uptime.
  • Production of detailed monthly ICT Operations performance reports
    (generated from reliable MI) that will support/enable business decision
  • Ensures that all ICT operations requirements are in compliance to
    set standards and regulations (Governance, Risk, and Audit) and
    implementation of all recommendations and closing out queries.
  • Accountable for effective management of ICT change projects to
    ensure both Project success (realization of project goals) and project
    management success ( within budget, deadlines and quality expectations)
  • Develops and continuously manages the ICT Operations budget ensuring
    cost saving, value for money, enforcement of budgetary controls and
    accountability for ICT related expenditure.
  • Managing Key ICT relationships with key stakeholders to understand
    their current and future business needs and manage outsourced partners in
    line with SLA requirements of UGAFODE (MDI).
  • Team Supervision: Takes full responsibility for performance
    management of all direct reports, focusing on all aspects of sound people

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) Head
    of ICT job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or
    equivalent and any IT certification (e.g. CISCO Certified Network
    Associate (CCNA) etc. is desirable
  • Five years’ experience in Microfinance or banking computer systems
    and micro credit business knowledge
  • Knowledge of related statutory IT compliance regulations, IT and MIS
    banking policies, procedures and systems, and lending, banking and transformation
    products policies and procedures AND experience in microfinance business
  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of IT Operations in a Banking
    environment/Microfinance setting;
  • Working knowledge of some or all of the following: Windows 7 to 10,
    Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Exchange 2012, SharePoint, VMware ESXi 6,
    Web hosting technologies, Microsoft Office Products, Unix and/or Oracle
  • Strategic leadership
  • Monitoring and business insight
  • Teamwork
  • Influencing and negotiation
  • Self-Drive
  • Innovativeness
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit (as
one document) motivation letters together with an up to date CV to our email
only: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please indicate the position you are applying
for in the subject line e.g. Head – ICT). Applications should be addressed to
the Head of Human Resource.
Deadline: 23rd April 2019
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