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  • Posted: Apr 5, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2023
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    Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited was incorporated on 7th December, 1989 . This was in an effort to stabilise the financial sector through the acquisition of nine insolvent institutions and thereafter restructuring them into a viable, professionally run commercial bank. The Bank enjoys an independent, dynamic, result oriented culture and a flexible and i...
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    Head of ICT

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manage all operations of the ICT department and ensure timely provision of ICT services to all functions of the Bank.
    • Formulate, implement and review the Bank’s ICT policies, procedures, strategies and systems to support implementation of strategies set by the Board.
    • Execute departmental objectives in line with the Bank’s strategic plan and align the ICT strategy with the Bank’s strategic plan.
    • Control and manage ICT capital expenditure and budgets, ensuring expenditure is appropriately managed.
    • Oversee all people management matters within the function and develop the teams so as to enhance performance and potential.
    • Regularly review and update the Bank’s ICT strategy ensuring that it continues to reflect changes in the Bank’s objectives, legislation and the external technological environment.
    • Maintain an ICT strategy that ensures the Bank is prepared for changes in the nature of its business.
    • Co-ordinate and oversee the delivery, installation, setting up, testing and implementation of all new software systems and upgrades and implement all system customizations.
    • Ensure compliance with established ICT policies, procedures and statutory regulations and advise management on optimization of ICT resources in the Bank.
    • Formulate and implement a prudent ICT risk management strategy.
    • Ensure business continuity and effective disaster management and recovery planning.
    • Establish strategic service provider partnerships.
    • Participate in the Bank’s strategic development process.
    • Participate in various internal Board and Management Committee meetings.

    Qualifications and Competencies

    • Be a holder of a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Computing or IT related field from a recognized institution.
    • Must possess professional IT qualification and training such as (ITIL), IT Security (CISA, CISM), Programme and Project Management certification (PMP, Prince 2), IT Networks (CCNP/MCSE).
    • Should possess at least one IT governance certification such as CGEIT and COBIT or other equivalent qualifications.
    • Should be a member of a Professional association such as ISACA or PMI in good standing.
    • Have knowledge and relevant work experience of not less than ten (10) years, with at least five (5) years served in senior leadership in a related role in a financial institution.
    • Should have advanced knowledge of related statutory IT compliance regulations and banking policies, procedures and systems.
    • Must have implemented a core banking system in a financial institution.
    • Should have hands on experience in system support management, IT Service Management and IT Infrastructure.
    • Should have strong knowledge of project management principles.
    • Should possess excellent communication, decision making, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates who meet the above requirements for the Chief Commercial Officer and Head of ICT positions should send their application in HARD COPIES quoting the title of the position applied for on the cover letter and envelope, together with a detailed Curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and the contact information of three referees to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited
    P.O. Box 51133 - 00200

    other positions should send their CV to:

    1. Relationship Manager – Assets
    2. Procurement Manager
    3. Branch Manager (Embu)
    4. Branch Manager (Nakuru)
    5. Business Development Manager
    6. Business Development Officers
    7. Database Administrator
    8. Portfolio Monitoring Officer
    9. Legal Officer
    10. Information Systems Auditor

    The Head of Human Resources
    Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited
    P.O. Box 51133 - 00200

    All applications should be sent through the above address ONLY, and received no later than 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 19th April 2023. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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