Head, Information Technology

Confidential

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A reputable microfinance bank with its Head Office located in central Lagos requires a suitable candidate for the positions.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Database Management ,generating of  reports on demands 
  • Carry out database back-up &Recovery 
  • Resolving issues on the Core banking application and ensuring back-up of daily transaction before and after close of business.
  • Responsible for the design and maintenance of the company’s website and products’ dedicated websites.
  • Ensure business continuity of bank operations at any time
  • Trains and orientate staff on the use of hardware and software products.
  • Network administration;  identify  and resolve problems received from both physical and logical network related connection challenges
  • Develop and drive the implementation of IT Security policy
  • Maintain current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and resources
  • Media Management; Managing the bank’s presence on the social media and using social media to assist the organization in achieving some of their objectives.
  • Hire and manage information systems personnel and contractors to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
  • Meet with managers to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
  • Manages the information technology   budgets.
  • Provide orientation to new users of existing technology, train staff about potential uses of existing & new technology
  • Provide technical support to business users both remotely and face to face
  • Administer installations, including setting up new systems/ hardware and promptly installing updates
  • Troubleshooting IT equipment - computers, printers, scanners etc.
  • Assist with the Installation, configuring and support of the LAN, and Internet systems
  • Maintain log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance
  • Provide network accounts and passwords as required

 

Knowledge ,Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree /HND in Information Technology, Computer Science  or equivalent and professional certifications in database management,  networking web design and development.
  • 4 to 10 years’ experience in information technology functions
  • Experience in the financial/banking industry is preferred.
  • Report writing skills are required.
  • Management and supervisory skills
  • Ability to install and administer computer hardware, software and networks
  • Team building skills
  • Assertive, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective verbal, written, presentation and listening communications skills

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Information Technology

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years