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Chief Information Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The role requires an experienced CIO (Chief Information Officer) who is a self-starter, assertive, confident, and enthusiastic to be part of the BDC IT team heading IT team in Uganda branch The CIO will oversee the use of Information IT technology (IT) in the bank, and will be the one to develop the bank's IT strategy, align with the head office, and ensure that all systems necessary to support its operations and objectives are in place.

The CIO will provide leadership to, and management of, term vision for the Bank's information-based functions and technology. He or she will guide the development, implementation, support (including training), and use of technology in meeting internal/External customer’s needs. He or she will also be responsible for the Firms Cyber Security and Data Privacy needs as well as Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. This includes staying abreast of new technologies and product developments, understanding client and user needs, formulating practical solutions, setting multi-year strategic plans for the Firm’s technology and use of information, and working with area teams to increase the effectiveness of their management of information and technology. The CIO will be responsible for managing and developing the human/financial and technological assets of the information and Technology department. The information Technology department and set the long

The CIO will also be required to make operational decisions daily regarding prioritization of work, resource allocation, negotiating purchases and service contracts with vendors, as well as set and manage both IT capital and expense budgets.

An excellent CIO must have a solid IT background and I must have strong leadership capabilities to run the bank Transformational projects as well as the day-to-day operations.


  1. Set objectives and strategies for the IT department.
  2. Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits.
  3. Design and customize IT systems and platforms to improve customer experience.
  4. Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for IT resource administration and appropriate use.
  5. Manage IT asset management, including maintenance of hardware and software inventory, life cycle management and related documentation.
  6. Establish service level agreements with end users.
  7. Provides “ownership” of problem thru final resolution. 
  8. Manage RFPs, bid proposals, contracts, scope of work reports, and other documentation for IT projects and associated efforts.
  9. Make implementation decisions based on cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems
  10. Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to Secure IT products and services.
  11. Manage and ensure optimal operation of all IT applications, hardware and equipment.
  12. Manage and ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, 'anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection systems.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: System architecture; Information security; Operative management; Disaster management; Channel and vendor management; IT support; Business strategy
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)