Chief Information Officer

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

The CIO, as a member of the Senior Management Team, is responsible for developing, promoting and implementing the Digital, Information and Technology strategy of the Bank. S/he shall be able to translate, in a forward looking and strategic way, business requirements and business strategy into a strategy for digital and technology. As such the CIO stands on the cross-roads of business and technology, identifies and arranges solutions to address the change and challenges arising of operations, targets and strategy. The objective of establishing this position is that Technology becomes a competitive asset and provides capabilities to processes that are vital to the functioning of the Bank.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

Area of Responsibility Percentage of Job

  • Strategic Planning and Enterprise architecture 20%
  • Monitoring and Operational Management 30%
  • Risk Management and Control 20%
  • Stakeholder Management 10%
  • People Management 10%
  • Customer Service 10%


  • Defines and implements the Bank’s IT Strategy in close alignment with management of the Bank
  • Plans and manages the work of the IT Department
  • Plans annual IT budget with the purpose to ensure delivery of IT Services at an optimal cost.
  • Ensures IT spending control including monthly review and reporting
  • Maintains sufficient IT staff, develops yearly Learning & Development plan for all direct subordinates
  • Develops yearly Performance Appraisal plan for all direct subordinates
  • Ensures delivery of all IT infrastructure, IT solutions and IT operations services,
  • identification and implementation of improvements
  • Enterprise Architecture, Information Technology, Information Security principles, policies and standards
  • Ensures compliance to Bank’s policies, standards and procedures as well as local legislation and regulations


  • Master’s Degree in business administration / economics or business information technology / information technology or comparable qualification


Necessary experience and knowledge

 At least 10 years’ professional experience of which 5 years were in a managing IT role or relevant senior IT position (in a bank or financial institution)

 Evidence of sound experience in:

 Aligning of business and Technology in banking or financial services sector

 Strategic and operational planning and controlling

 Management of IT Operations, IT Infrastructure and Development

 Project management and delivery on scope, time and budget

 Supporting, initiating and implementing organizational change

 Driving for results and moving company forward

 Work experiences in the business of banks desirable

 Fluency in English

 Experience in selecting providers and negotiating contracts, procurement

 Suitable leadership skills

 Willingness to travel internationally

Desired experience and knowledge (would be an advantage)

 Experience in implementing/integrating digital products

 Knowledge of Microfinance, digital channels and banking solutions

 Knowledge of accounting and/or finance

 Experience of working internationally

 Experience in effective vendor management and controlling of service partners

 ISACA, PMP, ITIL, Cobit or ISO certifications

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