Information Technology Officer Job in Nigeria

 Shalom Microfinance Bank, established in 2016 is an indigenous financial institution set up to provide financial services to Individuals, Entrepreneurs, and Businesses in the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) category. We have a team of seasoned professionals with 10-15 years of experience in Banking, Strategy, Customer Experience, and Risk Management relevant to our Business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Information Technology Officer

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Reports to: Head of Human Resource Management/Admin

IT Management:

  • Manage information technology and computer systems for the bank.

Hardware and Software Configuration:

  • Install and configure computer hardware, operating systems, and applications.

Operations Planning and Evaluation:

  • Plan, organize, control, and evaluate IT and electronic data operations.

Systems Design and Coordination:

  • Design, develop, implement, and coordinate systems, policies, and procedures.

Data Security and Network Access:

  • Ensure the security of data, network access, and backup systems.

Problem Identification and Solutions:

  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in a timely manner.

User Accounts Management:

  • Set up new users' accounts and profiles and address password-related issues.

Technology Audits:

  • Conduct regular technology audits to assess and improve IT infrastructure efficiency.

Software Development Oversight:

  • Provide oversight for software development projects, ensuring alignment with business needs.

IT Training and Support:

  • Conduct training sessions for staff on IT systems and provide ongoing support.

Emerging Technology Assessment:

  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and assess their potential applications for the bank.

Collaboration with External Vendors:

  • Collaborate with external vendors for IT-related services and solutions.

Additional Responsibilities:
Cybersecurity Oversight:

  • Monitor and enhance cybersecurity measures to protect the bank's digital assets.

IT Budget Management:

  • Contribute to the planning and management of the IT budget.

Disaster Recovery Planning:

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive disaster recovery plan for IT systems.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years working experience in the financial sector.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in technical management and information analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software systems.
  • Ability to document procedures and policies effectively.

Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Technical Management and Information Analysis.
  • Knowledge of Computer Hardware/Software Systems.
  • Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Analytical Skills.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Documentation Skills.

    N200,000 - N300,000 monthly.

    Application Closing Date
    15th February, 2024.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using "Information Technology Officer" as the subject of the mail.