Technology Head Vacancy in a Start-up Technology Company

Global Profilers is a Recruitment & HR Services firm specialized in recruitment in Africa; we are currently looking for a Head Technology for our client; a start-up technology company that provides technology and marketing solutions for the emergency services sector.

Job Title:  Head Technology
Responsibilities:
General

  • • Establishes the technological aspect of the company’s strategic vision
  • • Leads all aspects of the company’s technological development.
  • • Directs the company’s strategic direction, development and future growth.
  • • Evaluates and recommends technologies.
  • • Directs the development of the company’s data security plan.
  • • Ensures adequate protection of the company’s confidential, proprietary information
  • • Ensures secure access to the company’s data and servers.
  • • Identifies trends and makes recommendation to enable the company capitalise on constructive opportunities.
  • • Develops, manages and ensures optimal performance of the company’s technology platforms
  • • Communicates the company’s technology strategy to investors, management, staff, partners, customers, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • • Evaluates, identifies and implements holistic internal and external communications systems.
  • • Oversees, directs and project manages internal and external technology development.
  • • Manages vendor relationship
  • • Carry out any other task that may be required by the company.

Critical Management Tasks

  • • Ensure accurate and timely management of all functions noted above
  • • Maintain and update knowledge/skills relating to Admin functions
  • • Ensure sensitivity and respect for the rights and privacy of patients, visitors and staff
  • • Maintain professional conduct in attitude and performance to ensure professional standards are maintained
  • • Protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • • Collaborate with internal departments to prepare and present findings.

Qualification and Experience:

  • · 2:1 or above in a Bachelors’ degree from a reputable higher institution required in any program in Engineering, IT, Computer Science.
  • · Technology Certification is requisite.

Other

  • · Minimum of 10-12 years experience of which 5-8 years Management and strategic experience is requisite
  • · Completion of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program
  • · Masters degree or MBA is an added advantag
  • · Has experience with Agile
  • · Exhibits strong business writing skills
  • · Has ability to develop and document detailed, holistic and comprehensive product documents
  • · Has worked with data analytics, business intelligence and or big data systems

Skills

  • · Excellent verbal, written, communication and interpersonal skills
  • · Strong Time Management
  • · Strong Analytical
  • · Strong Organisational Skills
  • · Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • · Ability to multi-task
  • · Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.
  • · Quality Management
  • · Strategic Thinking
  • · Self-Driven
  • · Ability to motivate people
  • · Strong Negotiation Skills
  • · Strong Leadership skills
  • · Strong Problem Solving Skills
  • · Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables
  • · Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • · Sound Judgement

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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