Head of IT at UBA Pensions Custodian Limited (UBA Pensions)

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UBA Recruitment 2021

UBA Pensions Custodian Limited (UBA Pensions) is a wholly owned subsidiary of UBA Plc, incorporated in September 2005 in accordance with the Pension Reform Act 2014 (as amended).. We are located in an access-controlled and serene environment with high safety and security standards. The quest to be the leading pension fund custodian in Nigeria drives UBA Pensions to develop high quality client services, along with best-in-class technology as key competitive advantages. The company has set itself from an innovative perspective in the custody business as a differentiator amongst its peers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of IT

Location: Nigeria

Job Objective(s)

  • Set objectives and strategy of the Information Technology Department
  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits
  • Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience
  • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization
  • Oversees the technological infrastructure (Network and Computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance
  • Direct and organize IT related projects
  • Monitor changes and advancements in technology to discover ways the Company would gain competitive advantage
  • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise Management and suggest required actions

Minimum Education Qualifications

  • First Degree in Computer Science, Engineering etc or relevant discipline
  • Master’s Degree or any relevant certification is an added advantage
  • ITIL Certified Expert also an added advantage

Previous Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in financial services, including Banking and Pensions
  • Proven experience as a CIO or similar managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
  • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting, and business operations
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communications and leadership skills

Skills required:

  • Sound Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Good Analytical/Problem solving skills
  • General Administration and Coordination skills
  • Good Leadership/Coaching and Supervisory Skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Capacity for working within deadline
  • Ability for good initiative and proactiveness
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new process
  • Strong Personality. Being Firm and Assertive
  • Capacity to Manage and absorb pressure
  • Team Building/Conflict Management Skills

Knowledge:

  • Sound knowledge of financial services, including Banking and Pensions
  • Good knowledge of the company’s Policies, Product Manuals, and procedures
  • Good Understanding of the company’s Systems and Applications e.g., NAV, Finacle, U-direct
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good Understanding of PENCOM guidelines and Regulatory Requirements

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: ubapensions.career@ubagroup.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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