Saturday, January 24, 2015

Director of ICT and Operations

Twiga Bancorp Limited (TBCL) is a fast growing Non-Bank Financial Institution established under the Banking and Financial Institution Act (1991). The Institution has five Branches, two in Dar es Salaam and one each in Arusha, Dodoma and Mwanza.

The Institution also operates Sub-Branch activities at the Julius Nyerere International Airport, Nyerere Memorial Academy in Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam as well as a service outlet in Bunda, Mara Region. The Institution is in the process of managing changes by reengineering its organizational structure, introducing new products and reinforcing efficiency and professionalism in its operations. The bank has recently migrated to a state-of-the art banking software with the aim of improving it services and product offering.

In order to effect the envisaged changes, the Institution invites suitable applicants to fill the following posts:

Three (3) renewable Terms subject to performance

POSITION: Director Of ICT And Operations POSITION

RESPONSIBLE TO: Chief Executive Officer

Holder of a Degree in Computer Science or Business Related Subjects, Master's Degree in Business Administration or a CPA Holder.

A minimum of 5 years in Operations Management and at least 10 years of banking experience with at least 5 years of People Management at senior level. Knowledge in Banking will be an added advantage

Heading the Directorate of ICT and Operations
Take ownership of audit process (Audit preparations, Intra- audit & Post Audit Remediation) to ensure Audit targets set are achieved
Ensure all departments under Directorate of Operations adhere or comply with all Operations related policies and procedures through designing and implementing regular checks as part of the internal reviews and ensuring effective remediation of any gaps.
Work close with Directorate of Finance to ensure accounts classification and defined business rules are in place for each account allocated to Operations & IT.
Ensure accounts reconciliations and attestations are done and reported as per agreed frequency with Finance to avoid any risk.
Ensure NOSTRO, Central Bank, ATM/Cash & any other identified suspense accounts frequently used to process payments are closely monitored and exceptions receive utmost attention according to escalation matrix.
Ensure Operations & IT have sufficient resources including people and equipment to deliver on operational and customer commitments.
Put in place a proper capacity plan that will allow proper utilization and fair assessment of human resources available.
Manage annual planning and review of MTP, STP and Revised Annual Forecast (RAF) budgets for the Operations & IT including the setting ofMTP and STP Financial targets & standards and related measures and anticipated financial cost targets.
Ensure costs in Operations & IT are within the agreed budget or achieve a favourable budget variance
Ensure Treasury Operations and loan processing centres are well equipped, efficient and effective to provide desired services to the business functions
Supervise the role of Maintaining and updating the existing Management Information Systems.
Supervise the role of Creating and maintenance of data base, system design and development.
Devise Security schemes for protection of data and information and supervising the updating of the Institution website.
Performs any other duties as may be assigned by CEO

Applications should include the following:

Typed letter of application hand-signed by the applicant
Detailed CV
Photocopies of relevant Certificates
Two recent passport size photographs of the applicant
Name of at least two referees with complete contact details including office and residential address, postal address, fax number, telephone/ mobile telephone numbers and e-mail address and nature of relationship

Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview

Applications should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Twiga Bancorp Limited,
P.O. Box 10119
Dar es Salaam.
Physical Address
Twiga House, Samora Avenue, Dar es Salaam
2nd Floor, CEO's Office.

Closing Date:
Applications should reach the Chief Executive Officer on or before 6.00pm on 6th February 2015.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.