Head, Information Technology at KPMG Nigeria

Head, Information Technology at KPMG Nigeria

Head, Information Technology at KPMG Nigeria. As a matter of fact, KPMG Nigeria – Our client is a reputable player in the Food industry that always strives to attract and retain the very best talent.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Information Technology

Ref #: 209
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Overview

  • In line with the company’s decision to ensure key roles are filled by suitably qualified candidates who have hands-on experience, we seeks an exceptional Head, Information Technology with proven integrity.

Detailed Job Description

  • First of all, Provide overall guidance, leadership support and strategic direction in the execution of the department’s functions and activities.
  • Also, Oversee and ensure the articulation and development of company overall IT strategy and ensure alignment with the Company’s corporate strategy, business goals and objectives.
  • Establish and enforce IT policies and procedures that promote and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, availability and security of corporate data and information.
  • Also, Advise the Company on IT upgrades and acquisitions and collaborate with business functions to identify IT requirements and acquire technology solutions in line with overall corporate and business strategy.
  • Develop business case for implementing new IT business solutions aimed at improving the achievement of business objectives and present recommendations to relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Also, Develop and maintain appropriate business relationships with the Company’s IT vendors and ensure congruence in strategy and compliance with agreed service levels.
  • Also, Establish IT governance frameworks for IT project management, service management, enterprise architecture, information security, quality assurance and service performance management.
  • Oversee the design, implementation and maintenance of the Group’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to facilitate efficient business operations Company-wide.
  • Also, Ensure optimal availability and reliability of the Company’s IT systems and support infrastructure, to provide accurate and up-to-date business management information.
  • Also, Oversee the design and implementation of a disaster recovery plan and system that ensures timely and continuous system and network availability at all times throughout the Company.
  •  Champion the definition and implementation of corporate security initiatives such as intrusion detection, virus and malicious code protection, operating systems configuration, network and firewall administration.
  • Finally, Oversee the maintenance and updates of the Company’s websites and knowledge management forms.

Requirements

  • First of all, Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management or its equivalent in any discipline.
  • Also, Post graduate degree related discipline.
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of ten 10 years relevant work experience
  • Also, In depth knowledge and understanding of the role of IT in the achievement of the organization’s business objectives.
  • Proven experience in managing the IT function of an organization.
  • Working knowledge of systems development standards, policies and procedures.
  • Strong IT project planning/management and implementation skills.
  • Also, Sound understanding of business financials, including budgeting and financial management.
  • Sound awareness/ understanding of trends and recent developments in the global IT industry.
  • Also, Strong operational management and resource planning/ coordination skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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