Chief Information Officer Employment Opportunity - Cairo International Bank Limited (CIB)


Organization: Cairo International Bank Limited (CIB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

About CIB:
Cairo International Bank Limited (CIB) is a bank that has been operating in Uganda since September 1995, and regulated by the Bank of Uganda, offering a full range of banking services including; deposit taking, lending, treasury and trade finance services.

Job Summary: The Chief Information Officer will oversee the use of Information technology (IT) in the bank, and will be the one to develop the bank’s IT strategy, align with the head office, and ensure that all systems necessary to support its operations and objectives are in place. The CIO will provide leadership to, and management of, the Information Technology department and set the long-term vision for the Bank’s information-based functions and technology. He or she will guide the development, implementation, support (including training), and use of technology in meeting Internal/External customers needs. He or she will also be responsible for the Firms Cyber Security and Data Privacy needs as well as Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. This includes staying abreast of new technologies and product developments, understanding client and user needs, formulating practical solutions, setting multi-year strategic plans for the Firm’s technology and use of information, and working with area teams to increase the effectiveness of their management of information and technology. The CIO will be responsible for managing and developing the human, financial, and technological assets of the Information and Technology department. The CIO will also be required to make operational decisions daily regarding prioritization of work, resource allocation, negotiating purchases and service contracts with vendors, as well as set and manage both IT capital and expense budgets. An excellent CIO must have a solid IT background and must have strong leadership capabilities to run the bank transformational projects as well as the day-to-day operations.                

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Set objectives and strategies for the IT department.
  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits.
  • Design and customize IT systems and platforms to improve customer experience.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for IT resource administration and appropriate use.
  • Manage IT asset management, including maintenance of hardware and software inventory, life cycle management and related documentation.
  • Establish service level agreements with end users.
  • Provides “ownership” of problem thru final resolution.
  • Manage RFPs, bid proposals, contracts, scope of work reports, and other documentation for IT projects and associated efforts.
  • Make implementation decisions based on cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems
  • Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure IT products and services.
  • Manage and ensure optimal operation of all IT applications, hardware and equipment.
  • Manage and ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection systems.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or computer science.
  • At least 15 years of professional experience with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior IT/ leadership role
  • Five years of relevant work/management experience in banking industry.       

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including a curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional qualifications along with the names and contacts of three referees. Please send applications to the following address;

Head of Human Resources,
Cairo International Bank Limited,
Plot 30, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 7052 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 23rd April 2018

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