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Banking Jobs and Vacancies - Bank of Kigali

Our client, Bank of Kigali is Rwanda’s largest commercial bank by assets. The bank is one of the commercial banks licensed by the National Bank of Rwanda, the country’s banking regulator.

They are seeking to recruit a motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their Kigali, Rwanda office:
Head of Core Banking Systems
Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Head of Core Banking Systems will be responsible for ensuring the optimum operation of the core banking systems, the day to day operations, integration with other interfaces and development or upgrade of the banking systems.

Principal Accountabilities:
·         Developing and leading the implementation of a strategy that ensures the management of core banking systems is aligned with the needs of the business
·         Developing policies and procedures that guide interactions with the Core Banking systems to ensure compliance with the regulations
·         Developing tools for use in monitoring the performance of the core banking systems to enhance ease and efficiency in monitoring and responding to gaps
·         Developing and leading the implementation of change management programs to enhance the uptake of core banking products introduced that enhance service delivery
·         Supervising the administration of business application system change control files to ensure relevant information security controls are observed
·         Coordinating engagement with users on improvements to the core banking systems to ensure the systems are responsive to user needs
·         Supervising data administration to ensure the availability of accurate and current information for business use
·         Leading the design and developing data administration web interfaces for data management
·         Coordinating the testing of new products / enhancements in business applications to ensure business requirements are met
·         Leading the recruitment and training of staff in the department to ensure the availability of competencies critical for the delivery of timely and quality core system management
services
Key Skills and Qualifications:
·         Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or any other relevant field
·         Relevant master’s degree from a recognized institution and professional qualifications in IT will be an added advantage
·         At least eight (8) years’ experience in IT at an organization of similar and complexity, two (2) of which must be at a senior management level
·         Experience in the Banking sector is preferable
·         Good Interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure
·         Innovation ability and budgeting knowledge
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Problem solving and critical thinking skills

·         Team player with a track record of delivering results

Project Manager
The position will also be responsible to lead the Bank ‘s digital transformation to T24 Core Banking System, transforming the IT projects, contributing to system implementations (PMO, change management, process design, parameterization, test management, migration, training).
Principal Accountabilities:
·         Conducting the requirements, definition and documentation of business analysis
·         Leading teams of technical resources and responsible for the result
·         Creating and coordinating functional specification
·         Setting and monitoring business processes necessary to ensure proper implementation
·         Conducting risk planning and mitigation
·         Carrying out cross-functional communication and conflict management
·         Leading cross-functional teams of technicians and responsible for the end result
·         Coordinating the implementation team, vendor and integrator
·         Preparing, executing, and controlling of user acceptance tests project plan, testing cases, issues reporting, and resolutions process
·         Providing regular management reporting
·         Preparing and implementing conversion strategies, approaches and architecture
·         Ensuring data migration without disruption of business continuity
Key Skills and Qualifications:
·         Master’s degree or equivalent certification in IT, Engineering, Business Administration, Economics or Finance.
·         At least 10 years of relevant work experience in the financial services industry
·         Excellent understanding of processes in the banking industry plus general knowledge of the regulatory environment shaping this industry
·         Extensive expertise in T24 implementation
·         Hands on experience in end to end T24 Data Migration with a hands-on experience in the Temenos Data Migration Tool.
·         Proven track record in IT transformation projects
·         Proven strong client focus and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with clients
·         Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
How to Apply
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading “PROJECT MANAGER” by Monday 31st December 2018 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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