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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Entry Level & Exp. Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

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​United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria, UBA has grown to become a Pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1.) United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Entry Level Recruitment 2018

Deadline: 30th November, 2018.

Reference #: BTOPLAG001

Location : Nigeria

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Functions: Banking

Industries: Banking / Finance & Investment

Specification

  • Have you completed your OND degree and below 27 years?
  • Are you looking to start a career with the best financial institution to work in Nigeria?
  • If yes, we are on the hunt for customer oriented, detailed, result driven and technology savvy young minds who are dynamic and passionate about learning from field experts, to be part of the UBA tribe.
  • There is a space for you in the UBA Tribe, Join us now!!

Requirements

Educational Qualification:

  • Minimum Educational level – OND. in any related discipline

Competences:

  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • High level of integrity
  • Good verbal & written communication skills
  • Selling skills
  • Focused, Motivated & Results Oriented
  • Paying attention to details
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Fast and error-free processing
  • Strong problem resolution skills
  • Selling & Marketing Skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
2.) Regional Chief Information Officer (RCIO)

Deadline: 9th November, 2018.

Reference #: LAG002

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos State

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Functions: Information Technology

Industries: IT – Information Technology

Introduction

The group has vacancies for Regional CIOs in the following locations:

CEMAC

East Africa

The Chief information offer (Africa)is responsible for:

  • Aligning the regional IT objectives and programs to the company’s objectives and strategies while coordinating Information Technology and Information Systems across the region.
  • All technology solution delivery (Internal/vendor/off-the-shelf solutions) and enhancements across the region.
  • Managing internal and external application development & deployment in line with best practices.

Key Responsibilities

Technical Excellence:

Architecture:

  • Possess a good knowledge of design patterns, solution/service oriented architecture, API management and micro-services architecture.
  • Frameworks, languages and environments:
  • Possesses a good knowledge of diverse development domains – languages, frameworks (ORM, Entity, Hibernate), utilities, development environments.
  • Possess a good knowledge of Continuous integration and Continuous deployment
  • Good knowledge of solution risk assessment, security considerations, authentication and authorization best practices.
  • Good knowledge of agile development best practises

Technology Management:

  • Good knowledge of project management, work breakdown structure, execution, reporting and project governance.
  • Develops, recommends and implements long-term and short-term technology plans, budgets and programs that support and align with the strategic objectives of the region and the goals of the business lines, while maximizing the mix of in-house versus outsourced solutions and vendors

People Management:

  • Drive interview and selection process and recommend suitably qualified candidates for consideration and final appointment by the authorised official
  • Drive good work culture, team responsiveness and healthy work balance
  • Facilitate team education & knowledge transfer by training and knowledge sharing session
  • Build team structure to aid a systematic relief process and business continuity.
  • Imbibe emotional intelligence skills and adequately apply where necessary

Manage Development Process:

  • Develop and implement IT standards and procedures to aid in the development of high quality software
  • Ensure that all members within the region understand and follow existing IT standards.

Innovation:

  • Must be on top of technology stack and learn the latest developments and techniques, as well as broader industry-wide trends
  • Drive and sponsor innovation in the team work
  • Build team spirit and desire to experiment and try new things and unconventional solutions.
  • Build creative solutions adopting cutting edge technologies. Must be forward thinking and daring
  • Support Troubleshooting efforts in production systems:
  • Manage and drive third-level support with in country teams
  • Provide support to third parties on solution on boarding and management

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

Education Requirements:

  • First degree in Computer Science or Engineering or other related fields
  • Masters’ Degree or IT professional qualification will be an advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, out of which 5 years must have been spent in a managerial role
  • Work related experience must consist of operations and information systems management experience in the financial services industry

General:

  • Banking products/services
  • Object-oriented programming languages e.g. Java, .NET etc.
  • Technologies that can drive banking operations
  • Finacle Technologies
  • Experience in designing and building scalable and robust solutions in large web application deployments

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
3.) Team Lead, IT Value Management

Deadline: 30th November, 2018.

Reference No: LAG001

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Functions: Information Technology

Industries: IT – Information Technology

Introduction

  • Responsible for the financial information associated with Information Technology delivery

Key Responsibilities

Cost & Budget Management:

  • Manage the IT-related financial activities such as Accruals and Work-In-Progress
  • Prepare a budget reflecting the investment priorities supporting strategic objectives based on the portfolio of IT-enabled programmes and IT services
  • Analyze variances between forecasts and actual costs, and report using the enterprise’s financial measurement systems
  • Implement a cost management process comparing actual costs to budgets
  • Consult stakeholders to identify and control the total costs within the context of the IT strategic and tactical plans, and initiate corrective action where needed

Business Value:

  • Evaluate the portfolio of IT-enabled investments, services and assets to determine the likelihood of achieving enterprise objectives and delivering value at a reasonable cost
  • Monitor the key goals and metrics to determine the extent to which the business is generating the expected value and benefits to the enterprise from IT-enabled investments and services
  • Identify significant issues and recommend corrective actions

Cost Optimization:

  • Ensure the adoption of resource management principles to enable optimal use of IT resources throughout their full economic life cycle
  • Continually examine and make recommendation on the current and future need for IT-related resources, to meet the needs of the enterprise in an optimal manner

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, out of which 3 years must have been spent in Finance or a similar role in IT

Technical:

  • Business Analysis or Analytics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project Management
  • COBIT 5
  • ISO/IEC 20000
  • ITIL V3

General:

  • Finance or Accounting or Budget principles
  • Good understanding of industry best practices
  • Good understanding of policies, processes and procedures
  • Resource management

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

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