Job Opportunities at United Bank for Africa (UBA)

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Team Member, Enterprise Application Support

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Objectives

  • To ensure continuous uninterrupted support of Regulatory and Compliance Application Support Application Enterprise wide within the frame of the agreed service levels through best practices.
  • To ensure business continuity and disaster recovery operations of Regulatory and Compliance Application Support Application Enterprise wide and ensure there is 99.99% service availability and zero data loss in the event of disaster events.
  • To apply proven communication and Service Management skills on issues related to the support of Regulatory and Compliance Application Support Application Enterprise wide.

Responsibilities
Documentation of Enterprise architecture baseline:

  • Ensure proper documentation of Enterprise Application support process / procedures and Configuration items.
  • Ensure up-to-date procedures for both end-users and operators of these systems.

Process optimization:

  • Ensure timely understanding of any new software integration into company systems.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance, including the installation of service packs, patches, hot fixes, anti-virus software is carried out as and when due.
  • Ensuring smooth running and availability of 99.99% Payment System Application 24 x 7×365

Project Delivery Effectiveness:

  • Managing assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives.
  • Perform any project task as may be assigned by the Team Lead, Enterprise Application Support UBA Africa.

Accuracy of application Configuration to reduced errors resulting from inaccurate configuration of data:

  • Take necessary and prompt corrective actions to ensure the achievement of set objectives.

Issue Closure within TAT:

  • Ensure that support Issue raised by the business are resolved within the agreed TAT.
  • Ensure mitigation against future occurences

Adhoc Duties:

  • Render periodic report for management descision making.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Unit Head, Other Banking App Support & Monitoring.

Key Performance Indications
Financial:

  • IT Operations cost management
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Operational downtime associated with Payment System Application Support
  • IS Audit & Regulatory exceptions relating to IT Operations & Infrastructure

Internal Process:

Employee Experience:

  • Employee satisfaction level
  • Career development

Job Requirements
Education:

  • First degree in Computer Science / Engineering, Systems Engineering or Operational sciences with strong Information Systems component.
  • Post graduate degree, MBA and / or technical certifications will be an advantage.

Experience:

  • 2 years relevant experience within a technology intensive environment (Financial Services, Telecommunications, etc)

Key Competency Requirements:

  • Applications support (ASUP L2)
  • IT Operations (ITOP L2)
  • Problem management (PBMG L3)
  • Information security (SCTY L3)
  • Service level management (SLMO L2)
  • Configuration management (CFMG L3)
  • Change management (CHMG L3)
  • Release and deployment (RELM L3)

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Negotiable and competitively structured in line with the industry pay standards.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Team Member, Data Warehouse

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Objectives

  • Responsible for instituting and enforcing standard procedures as regards to Data quality and accuracy of reporting system
  • Leading initiatives that relate to ensuring Master Data Management is in place across all Integration systems thereby increasing data reliability.

Responsibilities
Business Requirements:

  • Effective liaison with requesting units / business users in gathering requirements and conducting related analysis in order to achieve optimal results Build a trust relationship with the Business Unit staff (executive to junior official).
  • Implementation of strict compliance  within the Data warehouse
  • Serve as business interface with support team on data / validation issues
  • Liaise with technology on any extraction bottlenecks, ensure that measures are in place to maintain a clean data warehouse with highly reduced unclean data.
  • Detailed Business Requirement for Business Reporting, which results in frequent change requests to meet business demands.

Data Warehouse Review:

  • Data profiling
  • Data discovery
  • Information chain analysis and management
  • Root cause analysis
  • Ensure data and mapping quality

Execution and Support:

  • Propose and effect the execution of improvement initiatives to the bank’s BI/Data warehouse environment.
  • Work with Data warehouse team in supporting/maintaining performance management driven dashboards E.g Performance Scorecard, ATM Profitability, Deposit Volume, E-product Enrolment, etc.
  • Liaise with users on regular basis with a view to providing a proactive approach to problem resolution.

Process Improvement:

  • Contribute to the improvement of the BI/MIS platforms or processes via innovative ideas, strategies and related initiatives.
  • Alignment and Perform other duties as may be assigned by Head IT Enterprise Applications
  • Data quality assurance measures across the industry.
  • Integration of other enterprise data system for rapid and efficient dissemination of financial information and data analytics bank-wide.

Data Management Repository:

  • Maintain inventory of data content (structure, level of detail and amount of history).
  • Periodically review all data content in the BI environment to identify opportunities for improvement of problem avoidance.
  • Co-ordination of a metadata solution of incompatibility between the warehousing environment and other systems.

Job Requirements
Education:

  • First degree in any relevant field of study.
  • Post graduate degree or a professional qualification will be an advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience of which 2 years must have been spent in a similar role in Data Warehouse & Data Quality.

Key Competency Requirements
Knowledge:

  • Extensive knowledge of the bank’s policies and products
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent interpretation of business needs into operational requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of business intelligence tools.
  • Good Understanding of analytical trends and solutions in use in Nigerian Banking Industry.

Skill/Competencies:

  • Proven passion for the data quality discipline
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Extremely meticulous in approach to work
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet established deadlines
  • A strong drive for results
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Strong character, Team Player, Flexibility
  • Ability to function in a high volume setting with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure

Remuneration and Benefits
Negotiable and competitively structured in line with the industry pay standards.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Finacle Support Officer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Objective

  • To Provide 24X7X365 access to Finacle application to UBA NIGERIA.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring smooth running and availability of Finacle 24 x 7 for UBA Nigeria.
  • Finacle Application Support 2nd  level support and beyond in UBA Nigeria
  • Batch Job set up and review in UBA Nigeria.
  • Ensure that ALL Finacle and csis services are up and running on 24 x 7 basis in UBA Nigeria.
  • General Finacle parameter review and set up/modification
  • Scheme parameter set up, review and modification
  • Liaise with consultant on EOD/Processing issues
  • Business Office Sol creation on Fiancle and set-up
  • Set up, review and modification of Automated Charges

Key Performance Indicators:

  • 24X7X365 access to Finacle application to UBA Nigeria.
  • Turnaround time in line with SLA on Finacle Support in UBA Nigeria

Job Requirements
Education:

  • BSc and other relevant professional qualifications.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years cognate Banking experience.

Key Competency Requirements
Knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of Banking
  • Finacle Administration
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Knowledge of Bank policy and best practices

Skill/Competencies:

  • UNIX skills
  • Reporting skills
  • Interpersonal skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Important Notes

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
  • They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
  • All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed

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