Job Description

Job Details


Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced IT Portfolio Head to join our PBB IT, Data, AI & Personalisation team at our Johannesburg offices. Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for more than 150 years, and now spans 17 countries across the African continent.

Job Purpose

Partner with business providing IT leadership and strategic input to enable and support the realisation of the BU strategy and the greater IT strategy. Accountable for planning, organising, delivery and maintenance of business solutions and features within the specified program portfolio. Accountable for the end to end delivery and availability of IT Services to support the specific Business Unit/Area in partnership with Group IT (GIT). Support business with total cost and information security risk management. Engagement with a spectrum of business and senior leadership to facilitate decisions and positive outcomes for the Bank

Responsibilities + Skills

Proven ability to have led a diverse cross functional team.Experience in service management of IT services to a line of business against a service level.Good understanding of financial models and exposure to information security risks and management.Extensive information system and business experience in complex environments.


Degree in Business, Commerce or IT and Computer SciencesIT related professional certification, Project/Programme Management, Safe Agile Certification (advantage)


7 - 10 years:Managing information technology in a large multi-dimensional corporate environment preferably in the financial industry.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 18th December 2019
  • Designation: Head, IT Portfolio
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 18th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Standard Bank Group.
  • Address: 9th Floor 011 636 9111/2 SBZAZAJJ Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds Street Johannesburg 2001 P O Box 7725
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • To provide design and build decision agents and Credit process requirements for all Personal and Business products across the risk lifecycle for a particular stream (i.e. origination, account management and collections - to be customised per jobholder). This includes the process design of the end-to-end solution and working closely with appropriate Architectures (e.g., IT, Credit, Business, Data, etc.) to formulate sustainable strategic solutions.

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