9 Feb 2016

Full-Time vacancy for IT Personnel

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

the company is a leading Telecommunication and IT service company with operations in Nigeria and other West and Central African countries. As a result of expansion and strategic positioning, the company is looking forward to hire competent and professional IT personnel to take care of its IT/IS needs.


This employee is responsible for developing and maintaining all elements of the Company’s information technology systems. The employee receives general instructions for work to be performed and must use his or her own judgment much of the time.
The employee must occasionally refine existing work methods and develop new techniques for accomplishing work, within established policies. Work is supervised and evaluated by the Company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

The post holder will work closely with:

Heads of Departments, Project Managers, Staff across the Group, and Staff in the Support Functions
Third Party Contractors and Professional Service Vendors to the company.

Job Scope:

• The employee will operate a variety of modern office equipment such as a Computers, Laptops, fax machine, and copier, printers, Server, Cloud Server, Web platform and all office related IT/IS equipment.

• He/she must be able to resolve all issues relating to the use of this equipment and must have a vast knowledge of the likely issues that are to arise due to their use.

• The employee will normally works indoors in an office environment or work remotely to resolve urgent needs of the company off working hours.

• This job is based in Lagos Lekki Phase 1. Suitable candidate must be around this location or must be able to access this locatio

Main Duties & Key Responsibilities

Maintains and develops the Company’s computer system, including network infrastructure and peripherals such as wireless, LAN, laptops, desktops, server, printers, fax machines, modems, webmail and mobile mail clients etc.
Makes recommendations regarding long-term development of the Company’s information technology systems, also makes projections of long-term needs.
Maintains systems and be an interface between suppliers and vendors for IT/IS systems.
Recommends policies, procedures and performance standards to assure efficient and effective information processing and information systems technology activities.
Support the preparation of an annual information technology budget, and in the judicious expenditure of appropriations to benefit the growth of the business.
Assists in writing specifications, estimates the cost of hardware and software, and reviews bids and contracts.
Responsible for maintaining the internal data security and IT/IS infra security.
Responsible for keeping up to date inventory of all IT/IS gadgets and policies with their revisions and release versions.
Supporting internal trainings that can boost the IT/IS knowledge base of employees.
Responsible for keeping and completing a variety of records and reports for all IT/IS devices and gadgets that enters and exits the company books. Makes routine reports to Laplace Management on the state of IT/IS infrastructure.
Responsible for Updating and maintaining the company’s Web platform and suggesting innovative ways of making the web project the business.
Cross functional support of other IS/IT systems that will support the business growth such as Teleconferencing, Webcast, Podcast, and social media page management.
Keeping updated information on the company’s website about the business operations and changes in the organization to the public.
Innovatively suggesting fresh concepts and business areas Laplace can venture into within the IT/IS space to boost the company’s revenue flow.
Oversees and participates in the installation and maintenance of hardware and software including, but not limited to, personal computers, networks, servers, internet programs, e-mail, printers, and related equipment.
Plans, budgets, and coordinates the procurement of, and supervises the installation of contract information technology and telecommunications hardware and software.
Trains employees in the use of hardware and software.
Develops a long-range plan for equipment and software upgrades.
Confers with user employees and departments regarding equipment needs and utilization.
Performs other IT/IS related work as required.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of the theory and practice of modern information systems, and of the machines, equipment and material used in such.
Ability to analyze and design information technology systems.
Knowledge of the equipment and materials used in maintaining and servicing information systems including, but not limited to, telecommunications hardware and software and network systems.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and vendors, service providers, etc.
Ability to diagnose and alleviate computer and telecommunications problems.
Ability to read, write legibly and make accurate arithmetic calculations.
Ability to make accurate and useable reports to the Company and user departments.
Ability to operate a variety of computers and telecommunications hardware and software.
Ability to develop plans for future information technology needs.
Ability to train end-users in the proper and effective use of information technologies.
Ability to work under pressure and deliver on time.
Innovative and updated on latest technologies in the IT/IS space.

General Attributes

Flexibility and a willingness to undertake varied responsibilities working alone or as part of a team
A commitment to team work
Sensitive and flexible approach to working with people.
Qualifications & Experience

Associate degree in computer science. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field preferred.
At least 2 years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of an information technology system, including network administration.
Experience in managing web systems and servers.
Experience in any HTML, HTML5, PHP, C#, Ruby on Rails, Python, Node JS, or a strong command on a web language is a plus.
Experience in mobile app development is another advantage.
Practical experience in developing websites and its administration. Indicate examples in CV.
Laptop repairs, Software update and upgrade, Printer servicing and maintenance is a plus.
Ability to use all Microsoft tools and server related tools. Outlook and exchange server. Experience with Windows 7 or later is a plus.
Mail security solutions like DME and mobile pass is a plus.
Experience with Corel draw, Photoshop and Adobe CS is an added advantage.
System qualification on any the following certification is an added advantage:

Compensation & Benefit

Standard Company working conditions is applicable
Remuneration is very competitive and negotiable
Very attractive package for suitable candidate
N.B: Successful Candidates will be required to start immediately

Candidates who Live outside Lekki/VI area are not eligible and should not apply.

Interested candidates to submit CV and a Cover Letter to resourcingafrica2015@gmail.com

Closing Date: February 17th 2016.

Job Categories: Computer & IT Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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