Jobs at Uganda Development Bank- Director

Job Title:       Director Management Information Systems

Salary Scale:  UDBL 2

Location of Post:       Head Office

Reports to:                 Chief Executive Officer

Supervises:                 Staff of the Management Information Systems Division

Basic Function

To ensure smooth and efficient running of the Information Technology function in the bank and align it towards achievement of the Bank’s Vision audits business strategies, goals and objectives.

Major Activities of the Job

Strategic Direction

    Contribute to the achievement of the Bank’s business objectives by providing advice and guidance on strategy
    Initiate the development of strategies that will support the achievement of organizational mission, core values and business objectives
    Provide ongoing advice to Board members on MIS and Technology  issues.
    Continuously evaluate strategic direction to confirm alignment with Bank objectives.

Stakeholder Management

    Identify all key stakeholders for the MIS  and System  processes
    Identify relevant and thorny issues and devise a plan to address them
    Continuously communicate with stakeholders to improve Bank  image

Result Areas/Outputs

    To coordinate and ensure a smooth change of the bank’s core banking systems.
    Ensure adequate IT policies and procedures are in place and implement approved IT policy changes
        Ensure that efficient systems are available to both internal and external customers.
        Overall supervision of services of the Department through procedural quality assurance
        Ensure provision of technology system to support the business in terms of hardware and software networking
        Ensure that all projects are implemented in time and within budget.
        Ensure adequate resources are allocated to support projects and changes to the system.
        Define and manage the MIS CAPEX & OPEX budgets.
        Ensure continuous service for all systems.
        Maintenance of the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with the internal and external customers
        Management of Contingency Plans through regular testing and updating of the contingency systems
        Participation in the improvement of the bank’s IT Policy through policy change proposals.
        Implementation of approved IT policy changes
        Ensuring compliance through training & monitoring
    Ensure Disaster Recovery Plans are in place to ensure business continuity

Skills Required

    Excellent communication skills at senior management
    Basic knowledge of contracts
    Project Management skills
    Analytical and  problem –solving  skills
    Strategic thinking  skills
    Good report writing skills
    Good managerial / supervisory skills.
    Good interpersonal skills

Minimum Education and Training

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Computer science, Engineering, or relevant field.

Post graduate Degree in a MIS field is a MUST.

A professional certification will be added advantage.

Minimum Work Experience

Eight years in management in a similar environment in a financial institutionwith three years’ experience in preparation and presentation of relevant Board Matters

How to Apply:
Uganda Development Bank

Web Address :
Ag. Chief Executive Officer ,
Plot 15 Clement Hill Road , Ruth Towers
P.O Box 7210

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012


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