Adkan Group is one of the leading group of companies in Africa. The group has diversified into different sectors of the economy that is today, comprised of 7 businesses. This includes the Real Estate sector by operating Adkan Services Nigeria Ltd; Food Manufacturing with Royal Mills and Foods Ltd., Educational institution with Blooms Academy, Wood Works and Furniture with Paramount Wood Works Ltd, Painting and Coating with Zuma Paints Nigeria Ltd, Mortgage Banking with Infinity Trust Bank Plc; Packaging, Domestic products with Veritas Plastics, Ideal Cartons, Apex packaging, Medical with Mayfield Specialist Hospital and Security with Vintage Security
Prepare strategic and operational plans for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) department to ensure that all necessary ICT tools, processes and systems are in place to meet the requirements of the business and contribute to the achievement of short and long-term goals of the Group.
Manage and provide oversight for the implementation of an ICT security strategy and disaster recovery plan that minimizes the risk of data loss and breach of privacy of the Groups information and that of its Prime Contractor and other managing agents.
Ensure development, implementation and maintenance of all policies related to ICT services, including procurement, distribution and asset management.
Develop and manage the planning and budgeting for the Groups ICT services to ensure that resources are used to provide best in class ICT services that are in line with organizational growth.
Develop sourcing strategy to ensure appropriate procedures are in place to select equipment and services vendors.
Oversee the implementation and maintenance of technology infrastructure in line with Group growth plans and changing business requirements or technological advancements.
Provide methods, tools and procedures for data integrity assurance and guarantee daily operation.
Ensure ICT systems comply with regulatory and legal requirements.
Actively direct the development and maintenance of plans, practices and assignments to identify, quantify and contain the occurrence and potential impact of risks and risk events on the execution of a program and its likelihood of success.
Responsible for making timely, effective decisions at the project level and communicating those decisions both up and down the program structure, while approaching needed decisions in a logical and thoughtful manner and weighing conflicting information.
Oversee ICT special projects, including planning, scheduling, managing and progress reporting for new system implementations.
Implement and lead an effective project change management process that pro- actively identifies project changes and incorporates an appropriate impact analysis and approval for such changes across the group while exercising control and monitoring of corporate ICT projects progress.
Ensure continuous improvement of the quality and cost efficiency of the ICT Services.
Lead a team of professionals within own area of control.
Directs and supervises subordinates to ensure they fulfill their duties in the ICT function and balancing the needs for program success with the skills and capabilities of the staff with the Leadership quality including the ability to motivate, inspire, counsel and facilitate individuals and team
Assist and perform other duties as required
- As the group IT Manager, your primary responsibility will be to lead, direct and oversee the Information and Communications Technology function and ensure continuous operation and cost-efficiency of the group systems, network, database architecture and data security, to achieve consistency and reliability of hardware, software, non-system tools, data archiving and offsite disaster recovery management
- 7+ years experience
- Local Allowance, One return ticket to your home country per annum, Ii.30 days paid leave annually, Iii. fully furnished Accommodation, Iv. medical facility. V. official Car and Driver with salary VI. Housemaid with salary
Company:Royal Mills Foods