Head, Technology at Unified Payment Services Limited (UP)

Victorial Island, Lagos

Company Info

Mid sized business

1 to 50 Employees

Unified Payment Services Limited (UP)

Unified Payment Services Limited (UP) is the foremost payment and financial technology company in Nigeria, established in 1997 by a consortium of prominent Nigerian banks. UP serves as a collaborative platform for the country’s banking sector, providing shared infrastructure and operating as a Payments Service Provider both domestically and internationally. Our vision is to become the top choice as an e-payment service provider throughout the African continent.

Title: Head, Technology

Location: Victoria Island, Lagogs

Employment Type: Full-time

Functionally reports to: Head, Technology

Job Objective(s)
The Head, Technology is responsible for:-

  • Technical implementation of new business solution projects to time, cost, scope and quality
  • Technical implementation and Administrative support
  • System integration requirements and solution analysis for new business initiatives
  • Analyze new user/solution requirements to develop solutions that align with requirements
  • Implement new solutions using the concept of shred infrastructure services to minimize capital expenditure and optimize transaction cost for new business initiatives.
  • System Operations Support to internal and external customers

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Full documentation and standardization of all processes
  • Developing functional and technical requirements for projects.
  • Technical implementation of new business solutions to meet go-to-market timelines
  • Transaction Testing with various banks
  • Testing and Validating the functionalities of products and services
  • Implementation of key products that enhance and increase acceptability of products.
  • Development of user and operations documentation of new solution projects & business analysis

Key Performance Indicators

  • Implementation and Support of products
  • Efficient and timely deployment of fixes / patches
  • External and internal Customer satisfaction (based on Customer ratings)
  • Satisfactory Audit rating for new products and initiatives
  • Project Implementation within schedule, cost and scope

Job Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a First Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or Applied Sciences with 10-15 years experience.
  • Certification in RDMS Database, Project Management & Business Analysis would be an added advantage
  • Understanding of the key technical concepts in I.T & Electronic Payments.
  • Candidate should possess ability to relate with clients to achieve business goals.


  • Technical Knowledge in Information Technology.
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Basic SQL
  • Strong Issue Resolution Acumen

Skills/ Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Deductive reasoning abilities and eye for details
  • Project implementation skill
  • Project Management

Deadline: 30th June, 2023.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply online

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