Core Banking Systems Manager

at World Vision
Published August 2, 2022
Location Karen, Kenya
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

VisionFund is World Vision’s microfinance provider serving vulnerable clients through loans, savings, and insurance. We enable families to grow their livelihoods in hard to reach, rural locations in 28 countries so that caregivers can create secure futures for their children.

 

We believe in brighter futures for children; empowering families to create incomes and jobs; unlocking economic potential for communities to thrive.

 

Join VisionFund as we seek to end intergenerational poverty through microfinance.

 

Here’s where you come in:

 

As the Core Banking Systems Manager, you will be dedicated to planning, administering and supporting VisionFund (VF)’s Core Banking Systems across the VF network. You will ensure Microfinance Institution (MFI) adoption of and compliance with VF standards in information technology, as well as be able to manage related IT Risks. You will play a role as a business and system analyst on core systems through gathering business requirements, change initiatives of systems, related business process improvements, and system release management. You will also lead and support system implementations and/or upgrades, and requisite customizations of system and software related support requests.

 

Requirements include:

 

10+ years of IT and project management experience working to recognise PM methodologies

Educated to Degree level in Information Technology or related discipline

Project Management Professional (PMP), PRINCE2 or related project management qualification/certification

Experience of leading a number of successful microfinance/banking systems implementations, ideally in developing countries

Understanding of microfinance/retail banking operations, from a credit, financial, risk and systems perspective

Spanish or French-speaking would be an added advantage

30-40% Travel

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs

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