Recommends based on research, optimal plans for the acquisition of the computer systems, communication systems, hardware, software or services in meeting the short-term and long term needs of the Bank, assuring that expenses are minimized while providing reliable and timely services. Negotiates acquisition of technology and services to support the plan.
Updates the senior management on the competitive position of the Bank with respect to I T, thereby recommending studies, changes or additions to assure state-of-art technology and communications systems.
Allocates resources (people, systems and finance) to ensure the implementation of a project management and methods that ensure a value creation for the bank.
Develops and manages the annual consolidated budget for all IT activities and be responsible for achieving objectives within budget.
Manages and directs the services within the department that provide feasibility and cost benefit studies, systems analysis, design, implementation, testing, documentation, operation and evaluation of information, communication and other systems.