Head of Information Technology

GTI Microfinance Limited was incorporated in August 2007 as a limited liability company and started its operations in 2008 at No. 127 Obafemi Awolowo Road, Ikeja. In October 2013, it was licensed as a State Wide Microfinance Bank and moved its Head Office to No. 4 Tinubu Street, Central Business District, Marina Lagos. Other branches are located at Mushin, Abattoir in Agege, Surulere and Arena.


Job Description

  • Ensure availability of the Bankone System to support the bank’s operations.
  • Prompt response to I.T related issues.
  • Liaise with core banking software providers on related I.T issues.
  • Maintain healthy and beneficial relationships with software vendors and technology companies.
  • Effective implementation and monitoring of IT-related budgets.
  • Support on computer systems, networks and other peripherals for optimal performance.
  • Ensure security of data, networks and other components/devices.
  • Monitoring activities on the bank’s electronic applications.
  • Oversee and monitor the banks e-channels and online payment platforms.
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time.
  • Controlling and evaluating IT and electronic data operations.
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures.
  • Prompt and seamless IT processes at Begin of Day (BOD), End of Day (EOD), End of Month (EOM) and End of Year (EOY).
  • Provide technical leadership in the implementation of the digital system and other automated platforms for optimal performance.
  • Manage and maintain, hardware, software, office networksandsystems across branches.
  • Ensure effective penetration testing and vulnerability assessment of IT systems generally.
  • Carryout periodic differential and full dump Backups.
  • Monitor major projects, IT budgets, priorities, standards, procedures, and overall IT performance.
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy.
  • Prompt and accurate update of loans on the Credit Bureau and CRMS portal.
  • Support bank’s enrollment on systems that may be mandated to Microfinance Banks.
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures.
  • Disaster Recovery Policy and testing.
  • Updates for monthly SBU review.
  • Build staff capacity and productivity through effective training.
  • Attain top rating in audit of the IT Unit.
  • Perform other function as may be assigned by Head, Group IT, the Bank’s Management and Group Executives.


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