IT Business Manager at Lorache Group

Title: IT Business Manager | Location: Lagos | Lorache Group
Type: Full-time
Level: Seniority Level
Industry: ICT Technology
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.

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.

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 ” Title” as the subject of the email.