Head of IT
Consultant Dana Bakir
Date posted 30 October 2018 2018-10-302018-12-28 banking Burj Daman Dubai 506851
A well established bank in the Middle East is seeking for a Head of IT to achieve the bank’s overall strategy overlooking and in first in line in the Banking Information Technology function that includes; the systematic and technological operational business functions across geographical presence and specialized vehicles (subsidiaries); The job includes directing and overseeing the company’s banking information systems and operations functions and all related projects relating to overall banking systems in operations, retail ,corporate ,branches and cards/ electronic banking systems.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To be the senior technical manager and to contribute to the development, implementation and review of Gateway’s corporate strategies, annual project plans, policies and procedures.
Develop MIS, business plan and targets for the department and devise strategies
Direct and supervise the team in their principal activities to ensure cost effective implementation of agreed business plans projects and targets
Be a champion of change, optimizing current IT solutions whilst promoting innovative solutions to operational challenges
Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities. Prepare and implement project plans to achieve the desired outcomes.
Minimum Experience and & Qualifications:
At least 10-12 years of relevant experience in IT Management; similar Leadership and management role for at least 7 years .
Knowledge in implementation of major systems and Projects (Core Banking, etc ).
Knowledge in the various FINTECH products and services.
Knowledge in banking systems and key Sharia Compliant products and Cash Management services and solutions
MBA or equivalent experience in financial services.
Strong IT knowledge skills, Project Management, familiar with Compliance and AML best practices & Corporate Governance best practices.