Team lead, it value management

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

Job Summary

Responsible for the financial information associated with Information Technology delivery.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa's leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria, UBA has grown to become a Pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

Key Responsibilities

Cost & Budget Management:

  • Manage the IT-related financial activities such as Accruals and Work-In-Progress
  • Prepare a budget reflecting the investment priorities supporting strategic objectives based on the portfolio of IT-enabled programmes and IT services
  • Analyze variances between forecasts and actual costs, and report using the enterprise’s financial measurement systems
  • Implement a cost management process comparing actual costs to budgets
  • Consult stakeholders to identify and control the total costs within the context of the IT strategic and tactical plans, and initiate corrective action where needed

Business Value:

  • Evaluate the portfolio of IT-enabled investments, services and assets to determine the likelihood of achieving enterprise objectives and delivering value at a reasonable cost
  • Monitor the key goals and metrics to determine the extent to which the business is generating the expected value and benefits to the enterprise from IT-enabled investments and services
  • Identify significant issues and recommend corrective actions

Cost Optimization:

  • Ensure the adoption of resource management principles to enable optimal use of IT resources throughout their full economic life cycle
  • Continually examine and make the recommendation on the current and future need for IT-related resources, to meet the needs of the enterprise in an optimal manner

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, out of which 3 years must have been spent in Finance or a similar role in IT


  • Business Analysis or Analytics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project Management
  • COBIT 5
  • ISO/IEC 20000
  • ITIL V3


  • Finance or Accounting or Budget principles
  • Good understanding of industry best practices
  • Good understanding of policies, processes and procedures
  • Resource management

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