Awach SACCO is a saving and credit cooperative established on 13/07/1999 E.C. in Arada Sub-city by Mr. Zerihun Sheleme, founder and general manager with 41 initial members. having in mind a long-range objective of encouraging saving mobilization culture and loan provision in the community with a strong commitment and belongingness, coupled with shared visions of the founders; Awach became a truly serving financial institution within a few years after the establishment

Awach SACCO External Vacancy Announcement

Job Position – Information Technology Department Head

Required Qualification and Experience
Education : MSC/BSC in Computer Science, MIS, software engineering.
Certified in Certified in two or more of the following certifications is a plus.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Technology Manager (CITM)
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)/Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Project+
Information Technology Management and Leadership Professional (ITMLP)

Oversees, controls, and directs Network and Hardware infrastructure section, Software Infrastructure section including software development and operation of core banking system.
Direct the design, development, and implementation of the AWACH’s IT department Strategy and system.
Oversees, control and manage the electronical entire information systems in the organization.
Train, coach, and mentor Information Technology employees, communicate job goals, and evaluate performance of the IT systems and develop improvement ideas and manage the IT team.
Ensures backup systems are functioning smoothly and accesses to network are controlled.
Determine issue areas and promptly generate effective solutions.
Conduct periodic Information technology audit systems and evaluate and correct findings.
Ensure information security, safeguard resources, and ascertain that proper control mechanisms are put in place.

For MSC (5 years) or if it is BSC (8 Years) proven working experience as an IT Manager or relevant IT experience.
Served as Department Head for Banking or financial institution for a minimum of 3 years.
Proven experience on cyber security and related information security tasks.

Excellent understanding of information analysis, technical management, and computer hardware/software systems.
Knowledge of data governance and data center management.
Practical knowledge of network administration, network installation, Cyber security, and computer networks.
Great capacity in employee relations and people management.
Good budget management knowledge and skills.
Good planning, communication, and reporting knowledge and skill.

Skills needed.
Ability to work under pressure.
Having good analytical skills.
Very good team player.
Good communication skills.
Deadline: February 18 , 2024

How to Apply for the Awach SACCO ?
Interested and qualified applicants can apply though the Application link

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