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
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
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.
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
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
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 : http://www.udbl.co.ug
Ag. Chief Executive Officer ,
Plot 15 Clement Hill Road , Ruth Towers
P.O Box 7210
Deadline: 19th Oct 2012