Chief Technology Officer

Location: Lagos

Sector: FMCG/Retail

I am currently recruiting for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide sound digital and technical leadership in all aspects of my client’s business. You will communicate with employees, stakeholders and customers to ensure my client’s technologies, both digital and traditional are used appropriately.

Responsibilities:

  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
  • Creating and Managing [group’s] company’s network & cyber security strategies. Ensure regular tests and updates are carried out on all cyber defense layers.
  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Build quality assurance and data protection processes. Must be familiar with GDPR and NDPR compliance requirements. A prior experience of setting up data privacy policies and compliance is required for this role.
  • Create and manage KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors
  • Sound technical and working knowledge of e-Commerce, Data Quality and Analytics platforms.
  • Good administrative experience with Microsoft 365, Microsoft Power Platform, Cloud Platforms and technologies especially with Microsoft Azure.
  • Responsible for the full implementation of the requirements of Quality Management System within the IT department; ensure that all team members are equally up to date on all the requirements as may be appropriate for their functions.
  • Managing the Microsoft Dynamics ERP implementation, data management and consolidation systems. Innovating & introducing new technologies to consolidate business intelligence systems.
  • Ensuring highest uptime on company wide connectivity, online and offline systems, all support functions in Lagos and outstation cities for the group using ITSM.

Requirement

  • 10-15 years of experience out of which minimum 3 years should be in a similar role.
  • Minimum 3 years of administrative experience with Microsoft M365 & Azure platform.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV & Business Central ERP systems.
  • Proven track record on working with data management system, BI systems, Data lakes/warehouse and OLAP.
  • Exposure to Linux operating system is good to have.
  • Strong exposure to firewalls and various cyber security trends like single sign on, zero trust security, malware/spyware/ransomware protection.
  • Ability to work under pressure environments with deadlines.
  • Prior knowledge and experience of working with industry standard ITSM system.
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus but not mandatory.
Job Category: Executive and NEDS
Job Location: Lagos

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