Country Technology Head
Head at Citi bank
Dar es Salaam
Citi’s technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we’re looking for talented technologists to help build the future of global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the globe – we’re changing the way people bank and how the world does business. Citi’s technology team supports business operations in 100+ countries, across multiple lines of business spanning both Institutional and retail businesses. The group works to optimize the IT environment by standardizing production platforms, reducing complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next level through the power of Citi’s unmatched globality and vast expertise.
As the world’s most global bank, Citi gives you the tools to be a trailblazer. We’re not just building technology, we’re building the future of banking. With thousands of employees located around the globe, we are an international team encompassing a broad range of teams, roles, and cultures, and we invite you to come and join us!
The Infrastructure Manager is an intermediate level role responsible for driving LAN / WAN and help desk administration strategies, including network maintenance, technical guidance, and security in coordination with the Technology Infrastructure team.
The overall objective is to coordinate, manage and advise a team of professionals on technical and strategic concepts and activities.
Provide technical oversight across systems and applications, including escalations and resolutions
Evaluate subordinates’ performance and make recommendations for pay increases, hiring, terminations and other personnel actions
Communicate interdependencies in and outside of the department as well as across products and projects
Verify adherence to control/risk standards and processes
Lead, evaluate, provide resources and drive a team towards realistic goals
Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of how areas of Technology Infrastructure contribute to achieving business goals
Shared responsibility for delivery of end results and contributes to planning, budget management and formulation of procedures which directly impacts the Technology
Infrastructure area; influence for resource planning
Influences others through communication and diplomacy skills; may negotiate with external parties
Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
Ability to manage teams.
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
5-8 years of experience in a Technology Infrastructure role with people management experience
Experience in selected infrastructure technologies (application hosting and/or end user services)
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Effective analytic/diagnostic skills
Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience
Experience in a Financial Services or large complex and/or global environment preferred
Ability to develop projects required for design of metrics, analytical tools, benchmarking and best practices
Ability to partner with virtual and in-person teams, define goals to a team, and work under pressure or to a deadline
Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
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