Job at Development Bank of Rwanda : Head of Information Technology (Deadline: 20 February 2019)

Job at Development Bank of Rwanda :  Head of Information Technology  (Deadline: 20 February 2019)

Job at Development Bank of Rwanda : Head of Information Technology (Deadline: 20 February 2019)

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Of recent, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning itself “To be an innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the Bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) outlines three (3) key strategic themes:

  • Operational Excellence,
  • Strategic Partnerships and
  • Dynamic Culture

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidate to fill the following position:

Head of Information Technology (1 Vacancy)

Duties and Responsibilities

· Provide strategic advice to management and the board on Information Technology related issues to keep them up to date with technology and ensure effectiveness and efficiency in driving the bank’s mission.

·Provide technical guidance to management in planning, developing and implementing IT related strategies to enhance user effectiveness and productivity;

·Provides guidance to management in developing a cost-effective IT budget

·Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of al IT systems including database, the core banking system, servers, network infrastructure, Pcs, Operating systems, telephones, software applications, Disaster recovery, backups and peripherals;

·Ensure development and update of standard operating procedures and best practices;

·Manage IT staff, including hiring, training, guidance and evaluation

·Develop the IT staff to meet the changing needs of users, groups and offices; new projects and technologies; and varying staff strengths.

·Develop standard operating procedures and best practices, including providing written protocols and guidance to IT staff and to end-users.

· Ensure creation and maintenance of all written documentation, including system and user manuals, license agreements, and documentation of modifications and upgrades.

· Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.

·Keep current with the latest technologies and determine what new technology solutions and implementations will meet business and system requirements.

Job requirements


·Master’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information System or related disciplines.

Experience and Skills

·A minimum of 6-7 years’ experience at senior management level managing IT projects preferably in financial Services industry.

·Project Management, specifically IT projects budget/resource preparation and management

·Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills

· Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills

Application Guidelines:

Interested candidate should apply online ( ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, past and current service/employment certificates (unproven experience will not be considered during the shortlisting), motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors as well as their emails and telephone. Only online applications shall be considered.

Email: [email protected] (for only inquiries)

Address all applications to the Chief Human Capital and Administrative Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda.

Deadline for application: Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 03:30 pm.

Details of the job descriptions are posted on BRD website:

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive.

Only candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and contacted for an interview.



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