The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB or the Bank) is seeking to recruit a national from its member countries to fill the position of Information Technology Governance Manager (ITGM) in the Information Technology Solutions Division (ITSD). The successful candidate will be based at CDB’s headquarters in St. Michael, Barbados.
ITSD is responsible for the delivery of the Bank’s IT Strategy, implementing digital transformation and supporting CDB to achieve its mandate. ITSD provides secure and cost-effective platforms, applications and agile services to all business areas, and acts as a strategic catalyst to drive and promote innovation.
ITSD, led by the Chief Information Officer (CIO), is organised into seven Studios – Operations, Corporate, Collaborations, Data, DevOps, Cloud and Service Desk – which report to the Agile Portfolio Manager.
The Studios interact harmoniously to support and improve the pillars of the Strategy, which will help CDB to remain efficient, responsive, collaborative, competitive and innovative.
Reporting to CIO, ITGM leads, manages and enforces the enterprise IT risk management and information security framework/methodology working across value streams. This includes all information security activities. In addition, ITGM works with the CIO to build the enterprise architecture for records management to ensure that information asset management practices are in place for all departments.
The job will require ITGM to:
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
The ITGM will have a solid technical background and the ability to work across multiple departments within a complex organisation structure. The ideal candidate should be well experienced in the complexities of IT Compliance and Information Management services, with the ability to build out digital capabilities to transform organisations. He/she must have an excellent track record and experience in agile project management, as well as a firm understanding of risk management, information security, compliance, and enterprise architecture principles. Given the requirements of the job function, the ITGM must have an exceptional grasp of current and emerging technology trends, and possess the requisite business acumen to foster relationship building and change management in a multi-cultural work environment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The ITGM must demonstrate strong proficiency in:
Competency - Definition
Acting as a Champion for Change
Actively identifies problems and opportunities for change and implements solutions where appropriate. Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; and supports people in their efforts to try new things.
Moves quickly to make decisions and commits to a clear course of action; comfortable making decisions based on partial information; willing to take risks in order to maintain momentum; shows a strong bias toward action.
Aligns day-to-day activities around broader organisational goals and objectives; prioritises resources based on the strategic objectives of the organisation; recognises and rewards people based on how their actions support the broader needs of the organisation.
Championing Customer Needs
Calls attention to issues that impact customer satisfaction; views situations from the perspective of customers; encourages people to think about customers when making decisions and develops and sustains productive customer relationships.
Consistently communicates with clarity and thoroughness to optimise audience understanding. Communicates information in a clear, concise, and timely manner. Demonstrates effective speaking and presentation skills.
Delivering High Quality Work
Critically reviews work processes to ensure quality; addresses problems that could impact quality; makes sure project deliverables and services meet all requirements and expectations; does not make the same mistakes twice.
Displaying Technical Expertise
Keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialised knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others.
Driving for Results
Bottom-line oriented and pushes self and others to achieve results. Keeps current on project status; makes sure people are aware of project status and what they need to do to keep things moving; redirects project resources and activities to overcome setbacks; elevates project concerns to senior levels of leadership when appropriate.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
This is a full-time position with the successful candidate being contracted on a two-year basis in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A pension plan, life and medical insurances are included in the benefits package.
Before you proceed to apply, please consider the following requirements:
CDB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex or religion.
CDB fully respects the need for confidentiality of information supplied and assures you that your background and interest will not be discussed with anyone including references, without your prior consent.
The deadline for submission of applications July 7, 2020 at 11:59 pm AST.