Chief Information Officer at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

Chief Information Officer at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) – TDPel Jobs

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 position below:

Job Title: Chief Information Officer

Location: Nigeria

Job Objective(s)

  • Set objectives and strategy of the Information Technology Department
  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits
  • Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience
  • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization
  • Oversees the technological infrastructure (Network and Computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance
  • Direct and organize IT related projects
  • Monitor changes and advancements in technology to discover ways the Company would gain competitive advantage
  • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise Management and suggest required actions.

Minimum Education Qualifications

  • First Degree in Computer Science, Engineering etc or relevant discipline
  • Master’s Degree or any relevant certification is an added advantage
  • ITIL Certified Expert also an added advantage

Previous Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in financial services, including Banking and Pensions
  • Proven experience as a CIO or similar managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
  • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting, and business operations
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communications and leadership skills.

Skills Required:

  • Sound Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Good Analytical/Problem solving skills
  • General Administration and Coordination skills
  • Good Leadership/Coaching and Supervisory Skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Capacity for working within deadline
  • Ability for good initiative and proactiveness
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new process
  • Strong Personality. Being Firm and Assertive
  • Capacity to Manage and absorb pressure
  • Team Building/Conflict Management Skills.


  • Sound knowledge of financial services, including Banking and Pensions
  • Good knowledge of the company’s Policies, Product Manuals, and procedures
  • Good Understanding of the company’s Systems and Applications e.g., NAV, Finacle, U-direct
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good Understanding of PENCOM guidelines and Regulatory Requirements.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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