Recruitment / Consulting

Discovery Cycle Professionals Job for Officer, Technology and Innovation

Discovery Cycle Professionals (A Division of Discovery Cycle Limited) is a global network of experienced academics and consultants assembled to provide world-class knowledge-based services globally. DCP has diverse experience across different professional fields and offers a wide-range of multi-disciplinary professional services. DCP has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the years, DCP has developed a wide range of multi-disciplinary professional services covering both the private and public sectors of the economy through the “DCP Ecosystem”.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Officer, Technology and Innovation

Location: Abuja
Location of Job (UNIT): Head Office (Technology & Innovation)
Number of Subordinates: NIL
Reports to: Lead, Technology and Innovations


Candidates must possess a Degree in Computer Science or any other relevant field. Certifications and a M.Sc. is an asset.
Other Specifications:

Applicants MUST meet all the specified conditions before applying
Candidate must be resident in Abuja and should be able to resume within short notice

Main Function

Officer, Technology and Innovation work in the information and communication technology unit.
Working towards the advancement of service development in information communication technology and systems’ automation.

Role and Task Complexities

Constitute a configuration management team to undertake and implement technical tasks during projects for Discovery Cycle and its Subsidiaries
Assist in performing daily system monitoring, verifying integrity and availability of IT related resources
Assist in the design and implementation of company/client-wide database system and perform regular backup operations and verifying data integrity.
Assist in the development and deployment of all Online and Offline web-interfaces and pages for Discovery Cycle and its Subsidiaries as assigned by Team Lead and approved by Top Management.
Implementing IT tools and management infrastructure as approved by Top Management.
Undertake and implement IT and other technically related tasks as approved by Team Lead and Top Management at large.
Coordinate technology services for the company
Troubleshoot system hardware, software, networks and operating system management.
Ensure industry standard quality control and project risk management on all completed projects
Maintain knowledge base of emerging technologies – gather, input, write descriptions, maintain data integrity; promote and foster access to the knowledge base.
Design, filter, implement, and document processes for management of emerging technology.
Technology transfer: make connections between internal organizations, business needs, and technology offerings
Train staff on current and emerging technology.
Keep client informed on current and emerging technologies via news alert and reports
Promote, incubate and explore innovative solutions.
Creativity (Improvement/ Innovation inherent)
Effectively re-engineer existing processes to reflect ideal consultancy industry standards.
Significantly upgrades performance in line with the overall company strategy.

Strong leadership and motivational skills
The ability to multitask
Good planning and time management skills
Problem-solving ability
Decision-making skills
Skills/Physical Competencies:

Research skills
Project management skills
Presentation skills
Analytical skills
Behavioral Qualities:

Tactical and interpersonal
Proactive identification and elimination of inefficiencies
Continual self-development
Goal and quality oriented
Deadline: 20th October, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications and CV’s to:

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