Canara Bank 2021 Recruitment Notification. Canara Bank has released official notification for the job openings of Chief Digital Officer positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 30th June, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Chief Digital Officer - 01 Post

Job Location - Bangalore

Other Qualification Details :-

Canara Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with Head Office in Bengaluru and global presence with over 10400 branches (as on 31.03.2021), invites applications, from the eligible candidates for the post of Chief Digital Officer on contract basis

1. Name of the Post: Chief Digital Officer

2. Nature of engagement: On contract basis

3. Number of Posts: 01

4. Job Location: Canara Bank, Head Office, Bengaluru (But may be transferred to other locations based on administrative exigencies)

5. Educational Qualification: Mandatory : B.E./ B.Tech and MBA and Certification in Project Management (PMP) Preferred: Certifications in Digital Transformation, Digital Product Management, etc. from reputed Institutions.

6. Experience: Mandatory: 10 years in BFSI sector and Currently working in Scale IV Divisional/Chief Manager and above or equivalent post. Preferred: Experience in Digital Products & Project Management.

7. Tenure of Contract: The period of engagement shall be initially for a period of 3 years. Depending upon the need, the period of engagement may be extended for a further period as decided by the bank, subject to the annual review.

8. Termination of Contract: Performance will be evaluated quarterly by the reporting authority. In case the performance / conduct are not satisfactory, the contract will be terminated with One months’ clear notice. In case he/she desires to leave the services of the Bank, shall give one months’ clear notice

9. Reporting Officer: He/she will be reporting to Chief General Manager/General Manager heading DBS Wing, Head Office.

10. Compensation / Perquisites: 

The remuneration will be offered based on candidates’ qualifications, experience and overall suitability for the post. The remuneration shall be fixed at 70:30 ratio for fixed and variable portion. Variable component shall be subject to quarterly review. He / She shall not be eligible for any other perks / benefits / enhancements. He / She shall be eligible for office phone facility and actual TA/HA expenses for outstation visits as eligible to Deputy General Manager.

11. Job Profile:

i. Responsible for working closely with key business stakeholders, technology partners, NPCI, e-commerce partners/merchants and regulatory partners and ensure maximum uptime for all the Digital channels

ii. Support implementation of new digital products and enhancements for the existing digital channels based on local and global trends to improve service offerings to our customers.

iii. Lead/coordinate the implementation of key digital initiatives including digital platform migration project to integrate lifestyle and banking appetite with artificial intelligence

iv. Conduct researches on the best and evolving market practice to define the most efficient and customer-friendly UI throughout the entire customer journey


Between 35 – 50 years as on 30.04.2021

Application Fee:

SC/ST/PWBD/Women: 118, All Others: 1180/-

Other Terms and Conditions:-

a. The working hours of the Bank shall be the usual hours as applicable on all days except 2nd / 4th Saturdays, Sundays and holidays declared under NI Act.

b. Leave details: 1 leave per month will be available with an accumulation up to 12 leaves maximum.

c. The terms & conditions of engagement is whole and simple governed by the provisions of the contract and the engagement shall not be construed as an employment in the Bank and the provisions of PF / Gratuity / Pension, etc. shall not apply in this case.

d. His / Her engagement on contract is for a specific period as stated above, and as such should not be construed as an offer of employment or a regular employment in the Bank.

e. On completion of the contractual period of three years, his / her engagement shall automatically come to an end. There will not be a need for issuance of communication by the Bank for termination of the contract after the above said period.

f. He / she shall be required to execute the Fidelity & Secrecy bond under which he / she shall agree not to disclose any information/data which he/she is privy to while in the contract engagement and shall take reasonable security measures to prevent accidental disclosure.

General Instructions:-

a) Candidates have to apply in the Application provided in the Bank’s website only. No other means of applications shall be entertained.

b) Calling / admission to the Interview is purely provisional without verification of age / qualification / category etc. of the candidates. Mere receipt of call letter for Interview does not imply that the Bank is satisfied about the candidate’s eligibility. Candidates should ensure their eligibility before applying / attending the Interview. Bank reserves right to reject ineligible candidate’s applications at any stage of selection process.

c) The Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn on any account. Applications which are incomplete in any respect will be rejected. Incomplete applications / applications without supporting documents will be rejected outright.

d) A candidate should ensure that the signatures appended by him/her in all the places viz. in his/her call letter, attendance sheet etc. and in all correspondence with the bank in future should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.

e) A recent, recognizable photograph should be affixed by the candidate in the application form and the candidate should ensure that copies of the same are retained for use at various stages of the process. Failure to produce the same photograph at various stages of the process or doubt about identity at any stage could lead to disqualification.

f) Candidates will have to appear for the Interview at their own expenses.

g) Decision of the Bank in all matters regarding eligibility of the candidate, the stages at which such scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, the documents to be produced for the purpose of the conduct of Interview, selection and any other matter relating to selection process will be final and binding on the candidate. Further, the Bank reserves right to stall / cancel the selection process partially / fully at any stage at its discretion, which will be final and binding on the candidate.

h) Bank may, at its discretion, hold re-interview wherever necessary.

i) Candidates serving in Government /Quasi Government offices, PSUs including Nationalised Banks/ Financial Institutions should produce No Objection Certificate from their employer at the time of Interview, in the absence of which their candidature shall not be considered.

j) The shortlisted candidates are required to produce originals documents pertaining to Age, Qualification, Experience, Caste etc for verification at the time of Interview. If any candidate is found ineligible while verifying the documents, he / she shall not be allowed to take up Interview.

k) By applying for the post, candidates give their consent for making use of the information furnished in the application for bank’s internal use including shortlisting for Group Discussion and/or Interview.

l) Candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC/ EWS category should keep ready a copy of valid caste certificate/EWS Certificate in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India.

m) Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer and / or if their caste does not find place in the Central OBC List for the State in which candidate belongs to are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as General in the application form

n) Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank & receiving satisfactory report from police authorities.

o) Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated in Bengaluru.

p) Canvassing in any form will be treated as disqualification.

q) The Bank shall not be responsible for an application being rejected which is based on wrong information provided in any advertisement issued by an unauthorized person / institution / web site / job portal / social media. Candidates are advised not to share/ mention their application details with / to anyone.

r) In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation in versions other than English, English version will prevail.

s) No candidate is permitted to use Cell Phone, Pager or any other instruments in the Interview hall / during selection process

Address :-

The Senior Manager, Canara Bank Recruitment Cell, H R Wing Head Office, 112, J C Road, Bengaluru - 560 002

Selection Process :-

1. The selection is proposed to be undertaken on the basis of Shortlisting and Group Discussion and/or Interview as under; However, Bank may decide the modalities of selection depending on the number of applications received.

a) The application received will be shortlisted on the basis of track record of the candidate and suitability.

b) Candidates to the extent of required number only will be called for Interview.

c) The shortlisted candidates have to undergo the process of Group Discussion and/or Interview.

2. Short-listing (if conducted) will be based on the documents / certificates / testimonials etc. submitted by the candidates to substantiate his/her qualification/post qualification experience declared in the application.

3. Final Selection will be on the basis of marks secured by the candidate in interview.

4. Engagement of selected candidate is subject to his / her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank.

5. Decisions of Bank in all matters regarding eligibility, selection etc. would be final and binding on the candidates. No representation or correspondence will be entertained by the Bank in this regard and the decision of the Bank would be final.

6. The Bank reserves the right to change the selection procedure / hold supplementary selection process, if necessary. The change, if any, shall be intimated to the candidates through our website / email in advance.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Candidates should have a valid personal e-mail id. This e-mail id should be kept functional till completion of this selection process. All the communication will be sent to the candidates on this e-mail id only.

2. Candidates are required to visit the Bank’s website -> Careers -> Recruitment and click on the link Recruitment Project - 1/2021 - Chief Digital Officer on Contract Basis and download the application.

3. Candidates should fill the required details in the Application Form. A recent Passport size colour photograph should be firmly affixed on the application and should be signed across by the candidate. Enclose selfattested photocopies of documents to the application, to prove the eligibility to the post.

4. The name of the candidate or his / her father / husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates / mark sheets. Any change / alteration found may disqualify the candidature

5. The candidates name in the application should be as it appears in SSC / SSLC / X Standard Marks Card. In case the candidate has changed his/her name, the changed name should be as per the Gazette Notification / Marriage Certificate

6. Candidates should take utmost care to furnish the correct details while filling in application. Submission of incorrect / false information in the application will render the candidature invalid.

7. Bank will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of furnishing of incorrect and incomplete details in the application or omission to provide the required details in the application form.

8. Applications received at our end after 30.06.2021 will not be considered for the process and will be lodged at our end.

9. Application duly completed in all respects should be sent along with photocopies of the documents (self attested) mentioned below by Registered Post / Speed Post only in a cover super scribed Application for Chief Digital Officer on Contract Basis

i. Copy of the Date of Birth Certificate / SSC / SSLC certificate with DOB

ii. Copies of the marksheets & certificates from SSC/SSLC/X STD, PUC/10+2/ Intermediate,

iii. Copies of the marksheets & certificates of Graduation

iv. Copies of the marksheets & certificates of other qualifications, if any.

v. Copies of experience certificates specifying designation / job profile, period of service (with specific dates) from previous, present employers. Please note that work experience certificate should contain the designation, period of Service and detailed job profile.

vi. Copy of Caste Certificate in Central Government prescribed format in case of SC / ST / OBC/ EWS category candidates

vii. Copy of the Photo identity proof

viii. Any other relevant documents

10. Address for sending the application: The Senior Manager, Canara Bank Recruitment Cell, H R Wing Head Office, 112, J C Road, Bengaluru - 560 002

11. When called for Interview, candidates have to submit originals of the documents for verification. Candidates will not be allowed to take up Interview without production of the original documents.

12. Last date for receipt of application along with the requisite documents: 30.06.2021

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