Chief Technology Officer at a Financial Technology Company

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  • Post Date: December 7, 2020
Job Description

Chief Technology Officer at a Financial Technology Company – Karisfined Edge Solutions

About Company

Karisfined Edge Solutions – Our client is a Financial Technology company pushing the boundaries in cash digitization and data led consumer services.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Technology Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Position Summary

  • The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) reports to the MD and is responsible for establishing the Company’s technical vision and leading all aspects of company’s technology development.
  • The CTO is the company top technology executive, playing an integral role in the Bankly’s strategic direction, development, and future growth.
  • The CTO is responsible for managing the Company’s technology resources and support facilities, local, wide, wireless, Internet, and Intranet networks, cloud, platforms, and all related software programs.
  • CTO plans, organizes, and controls the Company’s day-to-day IT resource activities, collaborates with the all-important stakeholders.
  • The CTO ensures the Bank’s environment is secure and stable, commensurate with the best interest of shareholders, customers, employees, and the public.
  • People reporting to the position of Chief Technology Officer include, engineering (both software developers , Infrastructure, database and networking), IT project management, data processing, electronic banking, Internet banking, information technology, central services, special projects, and other departments.
  • CTO develops and implements IT architecture strategies to accommodate current and future organizational needs.
  • The position of CTO performs supervisory duties of department staff and coordinates staff for coverage in all related areas of the department & assists in attaining established Companyoperational and financial goals.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the entire IT environment of the Cmpany
  • Responsible for digitizing the entire gamut of the Company’soperations. Reduction in cost of operations by leveraging evolving technology
  • Optimizing and managing the technology network in a manner it delivers high efficiency with sufficient resilience and yet managing costs effectively
  • Identifying needs and ensuring ideal software solutions are developed in a timely manner to help increase operational efficiency and leading-edge products
  • Develop and maintain overall framework of IT policies, standards and strategies that will empower business and people to deliver on their commitments to the strategy and budgets
  • As part of business continuity plan, ensure that there is no failure in business operations and appropriate DR plans are in place and regularly tested for readiness for unforeseen and unexpected events which can impact the business continuity.
  • Will have a pivotal role in supporting the business departments and meeting their needs in a time bound manner
  • Define the priorities, objectives and targets that underpins what contributes to delivery of value to business aligned with best practices and standards
  • Ensure efficiency in process / operations across the Company
  • Identify security threats, formulate strategies and methods to mitigate the threats
  • Developing long term plans to sustain and support the business, anticipating the future trends
  • Lead strategic insight and overview of business case justifications and ROI analysis for IT spending and initiatives
  • Recommend, and approve the acquisition of all technology and related assets of the Company
  • Ensure total quality management through uniform processes and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will have strong business acumen and be a strategic thinker.
  • You should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another relevant field, and a MBA would be an asset.
  • We are looking for a CTO with previous experience in a leadership position, as you will be working as both our technology and business expert alongside our CEO.
  • If you can use technological trends to help us build our business strategy, and are also an excellent communicator, we would love to hear from you.
  • 3 – 6 years Experience.

Application Closing Date
17th December, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: info@karisfined.com using “CTO” as the subject of the email.

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