Head of Technology

Logistics Company

Permanent
Lagos, Lekki 1
Posted 3 weeks ago

A leading Logistics Company looking for an experienced Head of Technology to oversee Information Technology functions in their company. An excellent Head of Technology is very knowledgeable in IT and computer systems. They have a solid technical background while able to manage and motivate people. The ideal candidate will be experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet objectives.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all technology operations (e.g. network security) and evaluate them according to established goals
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
  • Purchase efficient and cost-effective technological equipment and software
  • Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management
  • Coordinate IT managers and supervise computer scientists, technicians and other professionals to provide guidance
  • Control budget and report on expenditure
  • Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts

 

Requirements

  • Proven experience as IT director or similar role
  • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
  • Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.
  • Experience in controlling information technology budget
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication abilities
  • BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus

Job Features

Job CategoryHead of Technology
Experience Level3 - 5 years
SalaryCompetitive

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