IT Business Manager at Lorache Group

Job Title: IT Business Manager | Location: Lagos | Lorache Group
Employment Type: Full-time
Level: Seniority Level
Industry: ICT Technology
Job Functions: Information Technology

Lorache Group is a Marketing Management, Human Capital Development and Business Process & Strategist Consultancy Outfit, registered with Company & Allied Commission (CAC) of Nigeria to perform such businesses. Lorache works cut across multiple industries, including the consumer goods, finance, capital market, pharmaceutical, telecommunication, entertainment and leisure sectors etc.

Job Profile

  • The job holder will be responsible for managing the overall ICT Infrastructure and hardware systems. Implements ICT strategies by managing the Team members, researching and implementing technological strategic solutions.
  • Provide 1st level support, strategic administrative and operational oversight to ensure optimal service delivery to the Organization.

Job Descriptions

  • Lead the IT Department in operational and strategic planning and budgeting, including fostering innovation, planning projects, organization, and resource allocations.
  • Diagnose and ascertain technology requirements; make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and systems.
  • Direct research and other analysis to support IT planning; direct research on potential technology solutions
  • Develop business cases and undertake cost-benefit analyses to justify or support IT spending and initiatives.
  • Evaluate and propose technological solutions relevant to the business; ensure that technologies deployed and enhancements to infrastructure and business applications align with business goals and objectives.
  • Provide expert advice on relevant technology tools and best practices.
  • Provide suggestions for enhancing IT value and performance.
  • Negotiate, administer and manage vendors and consultant contracts and service agreements within conjunction with procurement and other relevant business units
  • Manage vendors and service providers, and ensure all products and services are delivered according to agreements and specifications.
  • Develop and implement all robust IT policies and procedures; ensure organization-wide adherence to established policies and procedures.
  • Identify, assess and manage information technology risks; ensure the security of data, information, and systems
  • Ensure no less than satisfactory audits.
  • Manage all aspects of the IT Department including the budget, financial purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
  • Manage the delivery or provision of a complete range of Information Technology Services covering networks, telecommunications, systems and devices, ERP, etc.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related Technology/ Science disciplines.
  • An additional postgraduate degree will be an added advantage (Ph.D., MBA, MSC, etc.)
  • Minimum 7 – 10 years working experience post-degree working experience in an enterprises or ICT service company, with at least 3 years of managing a Team or Unit.

Skills Requirements:

  • Good managerial and organizational skills Supplier/Vendor relationship management
  • A need for accuracy, logic and an ability to communicate complex ideas to others.
  • Thorough knowledge of network/systems design, analysis, productivity tools and operating systems
  • Deep skills in project planning, change management and time management skills.
  • Good and flexible communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Conversant with several best practice frameworks and ISO standards.

Application Closing Date
26th March, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.