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06 July, 2021
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Group Chief Information Officer

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Job Introduction
    Adexen was mandated by a multinational organization to recruit an experienced Group Chief Information Officer. The position is based in Lagos.
    • Reports to the Group Managing Director
    • 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
    • Responsible for coordinating and overseeing the management of the Group’s information technology infrastructure
    • 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 to direct reports ensuring dissemination to all staff in the department
    • Provide broad guidelines for translating the department’s objectives into specific operational plans as well as approve and coordinate the execution of departmental plans and work programs
    • Negotiate group wide service agreements for technology deployment by the Group
    • Develop the Group’s IT policies and ensure compliance by all subsidiaries to which are critical to the integrity, security and performance of the Group’s technical infrastructure
    • Oversee the effective management of the Group’s IT assets and ensure provision of adequate IT infrastructure to end users
    • Provide guidance to IT subsidiary Leads in the handling of subsidiary IT functions and oversee subsidiary IT performance
    • Facilitate the achievement of IT synergies within the Group and provide guidance on all IT projects across the group and its 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
    • Mediate in cases where there are conflicting requirements for services from different BUs
    • Identify and manage relationships with service providers and ensure consistent adherence to agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with the BUs and the Group
Desired Skills and Experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Information Technology, Software Engineering or relevant field
    • Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred
    • Minimum 5+ years as a CIO of a large multinational organization with different Business units (BUs)
    • 20+ 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.
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