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Head of ICT Employment Opportunity - UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:       Head of ICT
Organization: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent to the Central Bank's regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to provide quality microfinance services.

Job Summary:    The Head of ICT is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of UGAFODE (MDI) ICT strategy including; directing all ICT operations to meet customer requirements as well as support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions in line with compliance and risk perspectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Accountable for the development and execution of ICT strategy that resonates with the overall organizational objectives at UGAFODE (MDI).
  • Enabling business through provision of stable systems, technologies that minimizes downtime and maximizes uptime.
  • Production of detailed monthly ICT Operations performance reports (generated from reliable MI) that will support/enable business decision making.
  • Ensures that all ICT operations requirements are in compliance to set standards and regulations (Governance, Risk, and Audit) and implementation of all recommendations and closing out queries.
  • Accountable for effective management of ICT change projects to ensure both Project success (realization of project goals) and project management success ( within budget, deadlines and quality expectations)
  • Develops and continuously manages the ICT Operations budget ensuring cost saving, value for money, enforcement of budgetary controls and accountability for ICT related expenditure.
  • Managing Key ICT relationships with key stakeholders to understand their current and future business needs and manage outsourced partners in line with SLA requirements of UGAFODE (MDI).
  • Team Supervision: Takes full responsibility for performance management of all direct reports, focusing on all aspects of sound people management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) Head of ICT job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent and any IT certification (e.g. CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) etc. is desirable
  • Five years’ experience in Microfinance or banking computer systems and micro credit business knowledge
  • Knowledge of related statutory IT compliance regulations, IT and MIS banking policies, procedures and systems, and lending, banking and transformation products policies and procedures AND experience in microfinance business processes
  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of IT Operations in a Banking environment/Microfinance setting;
  • Working knowledge of some or all of the following: Windows 7 to 10, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Exchange 2012, SharePoint, VMware ESXi 6, Web hosting technologies, Microsoft Office Products, Unix and/or Oracle
  • Strategic leadership
  • Monitoring and business insight
  • Teamwork
  • Influencing and negotiation
  • Self-Drive
  • Innovativeness

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit (as one document) motivation letters together with an up to date CV to our email only: (Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line e.g. Head - ICT). Applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource.

Deadline: 23rd April 2019

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