Director of Technology at Biosec

Job Description

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Biosec, an IT Company that specializes in Identity Management (Biometrics and Verification), is recruiting an experiencedindividual to fill the position below:

Job Title: Director of Technology

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We need an excellent Director of Technology who is very knowledgeable in Information Technology and computer systems because he/she is the final arbiter of IT Management in the organization.
  • They must have a solid technical background while at the same time be able to manage and motivate people.
  • The ideal candidate must be experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet objectives.
  • The goal is to ensure IT systems and people are effective and functioning within the limits of budget, time, and specifications of the company.
  • The Director of Information Technology will manage and direct the companys technology “everything.”
  • This is a senior management role.

Job Responsibilities

  • In charge of everything technology within the company
  • Solutions architecture experience
  • Project management experience
  • Great at presentations and technical docs (PID, SRS, BRD, etc.)
  • Good leadership and management skills
  • Develop good IT / Business strategy
  • Function as a Liaison between the Company and third-party contractors, suppliers and partners
  • Establish and Sustain Relationships with Clients and Partners
  • IT Needs Identification
  • Research and Development
  • Leadership
  • Ensure the Company Delivers Quality Services
  • Maintain Company Policies
  • Info-Security / Cyber security leanings
  • Code and Project resource management experience (GIT, Orangescrum, etc)
  • Expected to take us through ISO certification, NDPR, PCI, PTSP, etc…
  • Hireand train IT staff.
  • Schedules, organizes, and assigns projects to members of the IT team.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.
  • Software, Database, Network, Sizing, Configuration knowledge
  • Lead the SaaS base product and technical vision for company.
  • Project manage requirements gathering, review, purchase, implementation and staff training of everything technology.
  • Deliver enterprise information security policy with supporting architecture and processes.
  • Oversee technology development.
  • Provide technical and business best practices support during client implementation projects (ITIL & SOA).
  • Oversee a cloud based technology strategy.
  • Oversee implementation plans, create system test plans (QA), schedule staff/user testing times for web & client/server applications.
  • Implement SaaS technologies service to increase revenue and profitability.

Qualifications

  • Over 7 years experience in ICT, Computer Science or Engineering, with 7 in an executive-level position.
  • B.Sc in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related technology degree is required, including appropriate certifications
  • An MBA or related Masters degree is desirable.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Supporting staff through supervision
  • Collaborative attitude
  • Courage to take initiative
  • Strategic leadership
  • Drive for results
  • Highly inquisitive
  • Information seeking
  • Build company’s capacity
  • Personal effectiveness/organization.

Salary
N7,200,000 – N9,600,000 Annually.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications to: careers@biosec.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note
Applicants should attempt to answer the following questions as accurately as possible:

  • Do you have any certifications? Why did you choose to pursue these specific ones and what did you learn?
  • How do you balance between getting into the technical details of the project vs. delegating?
  • We’re called for a meeting and we hear that there’s an opportunity to BOT a solution which falls within our domain. As the Director of Technology, how would you go about it (from inception to delivery)? What stages do you see? What kinds of questions do you need to answer? How would you go about structuring it’s delivery? How would you put together a team?
  • Do you think synergy with business development is important? Why? How do you see you and your team working together?
  • Describe one of your failures. Why do you think it failed? What would you do differently?