Head of Information Technology at ARM Pension Managers (PFA) Limited

ARM Pension Managers (PFA) Limited is one of the first seven Pension Fund Administrators (PFA) granted license by the National Pension Commission in December 2005. It is part of the Asset & Resource Management Company Limited (ARM) Group, one of Nigeria’s most prominent and respected financial service brands. We have pre-eminent reputation in Investment Management, Research and Pension Fund Management.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Information Technology

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Information Technology

Summary

  • The Head, Information Technology provides the vision and leadership for designing, developing and implementing IT initiatives that create customer and/or business value.
  • Responsibilities include influencing and directing the Company’s IT infrastructure and applications evolution to ensure key business strategies and processes are driven by systems that enable change, growth and flexibility.
  • S/He also ensures IT infrastructure is reliable, secure, cost efficient, and strategically sound, reflecting business needs and best practice in creating value for the company and our customers.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and direct the strategic technology plan including the management services of technology, policies, standards, processes, and methods of evaluation necessary to contribute to the fulfilment of the objectives of the general direction of IT
  • Develop, monitor, manage and report on IT budget and operations, ensuring ROI is maximized across all IT investments.
  • Create a business model innovation canvas to position innovation against value proposition and customer engagement
  • Empower leaders through metrics and measures truly aligned to business outcomes and requirements
  • Implement cognitive systems and smart products to create enhanced customer experience
  • Manage analytics as an enterprise-wide portfolio to leverage information into enterprise-wide insight
  • Manage IT-business relationship; represent Technology in business discussions and ensure necessary technology capabilities needed by business are developed
  • Redirect operating focus of the IT function to enable running of IT as a business
  • Alignment of IT strategy and planning with company’s business goals.
  • Attract, recruit, and retain a high performing IT team through leadership, performance management and feedback
  • Establish strategic relationships with key suppliers to ensure the sustainability of services in the long term
  • Coordinate the identification of organizational development needs of IT in conjunction with HR in line with business strategy to establish development plans to contribute to long-term goals
  • Establish overall Talent Management direction including mentoring and career development of all IT staff (IT training and certifications).

Requirements

  • Minimum of First Degree or its equivalent in a Business / IT related discipline
  • Masters, MBA or a recognized professional certification will be an added advantage.
  • 10+ years of experience in Information Technology and resource management and 3+ years in a executive position preferred
  • Certified in Advanced Information Technology or certifications such as MCSE, CGEIT and/or PMP are desired.

Core SFIA 6 Skill Requirements:

  • IT Governance (GOVN 7)
  • IT Management (ITMG 7)
  • Innovation (INOV 6)
  • Relationship Management (RLMT 6).

Other SFIA 6 Skill Requirements:

  • Emerging Technology Monitoring (EMRG 4)
  • Project Management (PRMG 7).

Other Required Knowledge and Capabilities:

  • Proven senior IT management experience
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of IT strategy
  • In-depth knowledge of project management frameworks
  • Understanding of the strategic direction of the Pension industry
  • Sound strategic financial planning and management skills
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sound leadership, conflict management and negotiation skills
  • Creative, results-oriented and analytical
  • Sound leadership and influencing ability.

Application Closing Date
1st April, 2022.

How to Apply
Intereted and qualified candiates should:
Click here to apply online

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