Head of Technology, Microfinance Programme

Job Description

Title: Head of Technology, Microfinance Programme

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor in CS / CSE / MIS / IT or equivalent from any reputed educational institute.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 8 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ BRAC Microfinance provides people who cannot access traditional financial banking services with access to a suite of financial services, including loans, savings and microinsurance. We provide an alternative to high-interest loans from informal lenders, supporting families to invest in income-generating activities, build assets, and reduce vulnerability to health shocks and natural disasters. Passionate about finance beyond formal banking systems? Join the BRAC Microfinance team to help build a more financially-inclusive society, where everyone can access finance when they need it - safely, responsibly and sustainably. Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.
∎ JOB PURPOSE: BRAC Microfinance has a vast and complex IT system in place to support it`s 29,000+ staffs spread around 2,500+ offices across Bangladesh. This huge network of people and process require robust IT support, both software and hardware, to ensure seamless operations both at head office and field.
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme`s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Ensue successful transition to ERP system - data migration and integration, execution, post implementation support system etc.
∎ Understand and manage development of all new software by 3rd party vendors and maintain current platforms as per programme requirement
∎ Assess need of all types of hardware requirement in every role of the programme and also in each one of 2,500 branch offices
∎ Develop effective and efficient support mechanism to address all software and hardware relates issues across the country
∎ Ensure right inventory management to supply hardware components on a regular basis
∎ Effectively manage vendors and developers through right trading terms and conditions
∎ Understand and implement contemporary technological advancements in the programme as and wherever it fits in
∎ Build capacity of field staffs to adapt to new technological changes through proper training or other methods

Additional Requirements:
∎ Good interpersonal skills to understand the need of different units and to manage external vendors
∎ Self-motivated to achieve targets
∎ Awareness of technological changes happening around globe
∎ Ability to take big responsibility and work under pressure
∎ Strong team player
∎ Innovative and eager in taking initiatives
∎ Experience in managing projects
∎ Attention to detail for good quality execution
∎ Minimum 8 years of working experience in relevant field.

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health Insurance, Performance bonus and others

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 Aug 2022

Company Information:
∎ 31 Jul 2022
∎ Business : BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.

Category: IT/Telecommunication

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