Access Bank PLC

VACANCY: Head of IT (UBA Pensions Custodian LTD)

First Bank 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 a competitive advantage
– Analyze the costs, value, and risks of information technology to advise Management and suggest required actions

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

– 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

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

Interested applicants should ONLY apply by sending your updated CVs with the role as subject matter to

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