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IT Director Africa

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a multinational organization to recruit an experienced IT Director to cover the entire African continent. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Responsible for coordinating and overseeing the management of the Group’s information technology infrastructure in Africa
    • Responsible for overseeing the formulation, facilitation and implementation of strategies, policies and frameworks that ensures that the Information Technology department effectively supports the business and contributes to the realisation of overall corporate objectives and goals
    • Oversee and champion the articulation and development of the IT department’s strategy and ensure alignment with the Group’s corporate strategy, business goals and objectives
    • Demonstrate ownership and communicate the IT department’s strategic direction and objectives
    • Provide broad guidelines for translating the department’s objectives into specific operational plans
    • Negotiate wide service agreements for technology deployment
    • Develop the IT policies and ensure compliance by all subsidiaries to which are critical to the integrity, security and performance of the Group’s technical infrastructure
    • Facilitate the achievement of IT synergies within the Group and provide guidance on all IT projects across the subsidiaries
    • Identify and recommend new technologies based on changes to business environment and technology trends that could potentially impact the type, level or utilization of services provided
    • Liaise withy the Digital Transformation Team to prioritize and optimize IT investments

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or any relevant field
    • Master’s Degree is preferred
    • Minimum 8+ years as a CIO of a large multinational organization with different Business units (BUs)
    • 15+ years’ working experience in the Information Technology (IT) industry including specific experience with network infrastructure, operations, application support/management
    • Strong understanding of modern databases and information system technologies
    • Thorough understanding of data management and administration
    • Demonstrated experience as a leader and innovator
    • Working knowledge of enterprise architecture design and management, IT application and infrastructure management
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Information Technology

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Software engineering, Network and information security, Database administration, Manufacturing, Information Technology, ERP Software, Leadership, Team Management

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