Thursday, 10 November 2016

Head, IT at Pragmatic Technologies

Pragmatic Technologies - We are a leading niche technology player in retail and corporate markets for Inverters, Automatic Voltage Regulators (AVR), Consumer Electronics and Home appliances.

Job Title: Head, IT

Description 

  • A highly strategic and analytic individual with an extensive technological background who will plan, coordinate, direct, and design IT-related activities for the organization. In the course of duty, 
  • The individual would be reporting directly to the Managing Director and would also work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. 
  • The individual would be responsible for defining and implementing the company's IT policies and procedures, in accordance with best practices.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software and peripherals
  • Benchmark, analyze, report and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems in order to increase productivity and profit
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analysis for IT spending and initiatives
  • Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for security (internet, data etc.), disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and service provision
  • Work with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for technology implementations
  • Oversee the development and management of ecommerce and online news websites
  • Manage financial aspects of the department, including purchasing, budgeting and budget review
  • Negotiate and administer vendor outsourcing, consultant contracts and service agreements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's degree in Business Administration with technology as a core component is an added advantage
  • Microsoft IT-related certifications, CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CISSP, CS- CISecS, MCTS

Knowledge & Experience

  • Should have at least 7 years' technical and operating experience, 3 of which must have been at managerial level
  • Good knowledge of server operating systems (Unix, linux, Windows etc.),ERP applications and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of ecommerce and web development
  • Knowledge of cloud computing & services
  • Strong technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems, current network hardware protocols and standards including CISCO routers, switches, and firewall management
  • Proven experience in IT infrastructure planning and development
  • Knowledge of network communication and security
  • Experience in project management, IT service delivery and operations
  • Strong leadership and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Exceptional customer service orientation

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
24th November, 2016

Method of Application



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