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

Organization: Cairo
International Bank Limited (CIB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive
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
  • Manage
    and ensure optimal operation of all IT applications, hardware and
  • 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
Head of Human Resources,
Cairo International Bank
Plot 30, Kampala Road, P.O. Box
7052 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 23rd April 2018
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