VisionFund Ghana Recruitment (3 Positions)

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10 Aug, 2016

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IT Jobs in Ghana

VisionFund Ghana is part of a network of International Microfinance Institutions working in 32 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America. Middle East and Eastern Europe. VisionFund is a subsidiary of World Vision International and we work in partnership to unlock the economic potential for communities to thrive, by providing financial empowerment to families to create jobs and incomes that improve the well-being of children.

Job Description

Job Title: Information Technology Manager

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Purpose of the position:

•   As a strategic role, the Unit Head is expected to lead a team to develop and manage a portfolio of small and medium business clients.
•   The Business Unit will focus on delivering 3 both financial and social performance results according to VFG Standards.

Major Responsibilities:

•   Develop annual Business plans and implement strategies to grow the Business unit.
•   Identify risks associated with Small & Medium Businesses and implement mitigating measures
•   Coordinate and oversee the 5MB client technical assistance programme, including coordinating training sessions and the mentorship programme
•   Oversee the collection of financial, social, and environmental performance data, and responsible for reporting the data to World Vision Canada
•   Communicates business plan targets to Client Relationship Managers
•   Works to enforce timely and evenly spread disbursements of loans throughout the month (using weekly targets, volume rankings, and other relevant tools)
•   Coordinates Service Centre support to the performance of the unit.
•   Monitor the development of arrears at individual Client Relationship Manager levels and recommend the implementation of mitigating solutions
•   Design, plan, and implement the Performance Standard Tool for CRM
•   Take the lead in organising CRM quarterly reviews
•   Organise trainings on suitable topics for Unit staff
•   Represent 5MB Unit in relevant trainings

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Any Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the position
•   Outstanding Software and Hardware Skills-
•   Analytical and problem-solving skills, good attention to detail – core capability
•   Three years of working experience in IT field: System Administration, Database Administration, Management Information Systems and IT Security; etc
•   Minimum of 2 years in Technology Management Capacity
•   Thorough understanding of IT Infrastructure, planning and development

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experiences:


•   Network Topology and Configuration, including core security and communication principles
•   Server monitoring, troubleshooting and report generating
•   Knowledge in Accounting and Microfinance
•   Database design and development principles
•   Programming
•   System Analysis and Development
•   Organised, accurate and able to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines
•   Experience with Temenos eMerge! T24 Application (Banking System) is Key and an added advantage
•   Knowledge of Micro Finance Credit business operations is preferred

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified individuals should send their applications titled: ”INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER’ and CVs, to:

Email: [email protected]


The Recruiter
VisionFund Ghana

Closing Date: 16 August, 2016

NOTE: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Apply For  Client Relationship Manager Here

Apply For Head Of Small Medium Business Unit Here

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