Senior Manager – Head Information Technology, Information Technology at MTN Nigeria


MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Senior Manager – Head Information Technology, Information Technology  

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Identification: 1242
Job Category: MTN Level 3H
Job Schedule: Full time
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Division: MoMo Payment Service Bank


  • Monitor and align the direction, strategy and results of the Technology Vertical, collectively and as individual work areas in the MoMo Payment Service Bank, ensuring that the MTN Group guidelines are duly complied with
  • Measure the impact and benefit of the function to MoMo Payment Service Bank and in turn, Group FinCo and report the true-value metrics. Drive continuous improvement across all verticals
  • Implement and oversee execution of policies, procedures and guidelines set forth by group Technology team and ensure the team complies with the same
  • Implement governance to manage the consolidated MoMo Payment Service Bank Technology strategy, budgets and financials, with guidance from MoMo Payment Service Bank CEO
  • Cascade the Group Fintech budget, analytics and reporting framework in the function, in collaboration with the MoMo Payment Service Bank CEO
  • Deliver results under the guidance of the Group CTIO Digital & Fintech, abiding by all the set directives and regularly reporting compliance
  • Lead creation of blueprints and architecture for system development, modification or integration (Esp, to accommodate local instances), and provide support to Group FinCo in architecture review, when required
  • Monitor all products, tools & technologies operational in the MoMo Payment Service Bank in order to ensure compliance with architectural standards and where spotted, resolve incidents of non-compliance
  • Assist Group Technology team in deploying IT Infrastructure and assets within the MoMo Payment Service Bank and monitor to ensure that Infrastructure & assets usage, performance & maintenance is as per Group standards
  • Lead the deployment, maintenance, monitoring and updates to local instances of the customer, product & delivery platforms across all products
  • Monitor management of local IT incidents and where required, resolve escalated technical/system issues
  • Lead and drive all testing and releases required to be done in the MoMo Payment Service Bank and ensure change management initiatives are undertaken for large scale transformations
  • Inculcate ‘data centricity’ within the MoMo Payment Service Bank, ensuring that all critical data such as that of customers, is stored, managed and accessed as per standards prescribed by the Group and absolute data integrity is maintained
  • Monitor compliance with policies related to sharing of data with external parties (including Group FinCo) as per local data governance and privacy policies
  • Lead Information Security initiatives, projects and practices in the MoMo Payment Service Bank. Ensure that the highest level of data security is maintained
  • Implement governance mechanisms set forth by the Group to build a robust Technology and Information Security function in the MoMo Payment Service Bank.


  • First Degree in Computer Science, Electrical / Electronics, Communications Engineering or related field
  • Masters/MBA is advantageous
  • Fluent in English


  • 9 – 17 years’ experience which includes:
    • Minimum 3 – 4 years’ experience in Fintech, banking or financial services
    • Successful track record as a senior management professional in delivering exceptional technology products & services
    • Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise with a good understanding of emerging markets.

Application Closing Date
24th March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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