Norrenberger Financial Group

Head, Information Technology

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Norrenberger Financial Group is recruiting for Full time Head, Information Technology

Job Description

Norrenberger is an Integrated Financial Services Group (Licensed & Regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) that operates a customer-focused business model offering clients a comprehensive range of financial products& services including Funds & Investment Management, Structured & Alternative Finance, SME Funding, Foreign Exchange and Business Advisory Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Head, Information Technology

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The suitable candidate will be responsible for building innovative robust apps & services that minimizing cybersecurity threats and have strong operational resilience.
  • The candidate shall ensure that hardware and software maintenance are carried out, and must have the ability to make recommendations about future planning and development of resources
  • Develop data governance procedures working other departments to prepare, protect and analyze data assets ensuring the company meets industry best practices.
  • Ensure technology practices adhere to regulatory standards, implement data privacy policies to comply with data protection regulations
  • Design and implement data strategies, pipelines and analysis systems.
  • Make decisions on the technological requirements of the organization
  • Keep abreast and identify with the latest technology/industry trends, changes and development.
  • Use current technological trends to build a strategic & forward-looking roadmap
  • Own timelines for the development and deployment of all technological services and manage technology budgets.
  • Database management and ownership of IT infrastructure
  • Communicate the status, value and importance of data collection to executive members and staff
  • Mentor team members

Duties and Responsibilities

Networking:

  • Planning and implementation of additions, deletions and major modifications to the supporting infrastructure.
  • Implements network security for the Company
  • Oversees the administration and maintenance of the company' infrastructure, and directs supporting staff.
  • Oversees the administration of the company' WAN.

Internal Systems:

  • Oversees troubleshooting, systems backups, archiving, and disaster recovery and provides expert support when necessary.
  • Works with project teams to help implement Internal Systems.

Software Developing:

  • Work with team members to design innovative software programs that improve and simplify the online user experience for customers across our various subsidiaries.
  • Write original code and update existing code, ensuring that all code meets program requirements.
  • Perform intensive testing of all new and existing programs to ensure they are free of errors and function as intended
  • Work with other departments in the company to facilitate timely execution of User Acceptance Testing (UAT), coordinating with the business users/business analyst/developers as required
  • Ensure increased customer satisfaction, code reliability and developer productivity across software products while reducing development and maintenance cost
  • Engage with business heads to assist the various departments with achieving their goals through innovative application of technology.
  • Optimize new and existing programs for mobile use.
  • Keep up to date on the newest technological innovations in the field and be ready to apply relevant innovations to our software systems.
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards and programming.
  • Develop IT strategies in partnership with business units.
  • Innovating on Existing products

Management:

  • Initiates and implements improvements in all areas of IT responsibility.
  • Serves as main point of contact on all IT-related matters for the company.
  • Identifies and provides standards for gathering information for use in trend analysis and reports information to company management.
  • Builds and maintains vendor relationships and manages the purchase of hardware and software products.
  • Ensures that company assets are maintained responsibly.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

10

Qualifications
MSc
Other Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Master's in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering or in the Physical Sciences but with experience in software and hardware maintenance;
  • Minimum of 10+ years practical experience in software development, Networking, IT infrastructure and Security with proven success in the Fintech or Banking sector.

Skills:

  • Must have knowledge of Software Development, IT Governance, networking, IT infrastructure and Security.
  • Knowledge of technology trends
  • Analytical Ability, Strategic thinking & Problem-solving skills.
  • Effective execution of the company' IT strategy.
  • Proficiency in writing codes in Java and Angular.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Personal Drive
  • Emotional Quotient' able to take decisions on facts & figures not emotions
  • Integrity and Empathy
  • Analytical Ability, Strategic thinking & Problem-solving skills.
  • Time Management

Application Closing Date

24th September, 2020.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to email below using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.

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About Norrenberger Financial Group
Norrenberger is a leading, independent financial services group that provides bespoke financial solutions that add value to our individual and institutional clients. Our component companies are licensed and regulated either by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) or the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to provide Investment Banking, Fund Management, Financial Advisory and Foreign Exchange services to our discerning clientele.At Norrenberger, we are guided by our mission to positively unlock t...
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Job Summary
Published
August 24, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 10years
Location
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Deadline
September 24, 2020
Specialization
IT/ Software
Industries
Banking / Financial Services
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