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IT Technical Project Manager Vacancy at Oyara Solutions

Oyara Solutions, a subsidiary of AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: IT Technical Project Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The IT technical project manager will carry out IT infrastructure planning by consolidating inputs from various stakeholders and converting them into actionable IT Infrastructure implementation plans. Coordinate the on-site work of external IT infrastructure provider, local IT team, software solution vendors, service providers and related stakeholders.
  • He will take ownership of software implementation activities based on target software architecture designs and plans.

Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field is required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience within IT industry and preferably within consulting firms
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in IT project management preferably in a multi-location / multi-country environment or Banking environment or Consulting environment
  • Ability to manage pressure situations and provide outstanding service delivery to competing priorities for requests, inquiries and meeting high client expectations.
  • Ability to take responsibility and work autonomously.

Necessary Experience and Knowledge:

  • Experience in IT Infrastructure planning and deployment
  • Experience coordinating IT infrastructure delivery vendors and internal teams
  • Experience documenting IT infrastructure designs
  • Experience in ICT infrastructure auditing, gap analysis and documentation
  • Experience managing different stakeholders such as software vendors, internal development team and software quality assurance team.
  • Experience in Contracting and management of local ICT vendors and providers
  • Experience planning Windows Server technologies (HyperV, MS AD, LDAP, GPO, WAP, MS Licensing, load-balancing)
  • Experience with Data Network planning (LAN/WAN concepts, data transmission, routing, protocol stack, DNS, DHCP, load balancing, firewalls, web application proxies)
  • Experience with storage technologies (SAN, NAS, FE, RAID) including backup and data replication technologies
  • Experience in implementation of virtualized server infrastructures with centralized storage and DC networking
  • Experience of overall Database planning, administration, monitoring, optimization, backup
  • Experience of MS SQL setup, configuration, administration, monitoring, optimization, backup
  • Experience documenting software architecture blueprints, designs, deployment guidelines
  • Experience of Web applications deployment (Web Application Proxy, Reverse proxy, Load-balancing)
  • Experience implementing MS Navision Dynamics, WSO2, UT Route solutions would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of ITSM frameworks and practices including ITIL, ISO27001
  • Knowledge of IT Project Management best practices.

Main Responsibilities

  • Project Management of multi-country IT Projects
  • Manage, oversee and deliver integrated infrastructure/systems plans
  • Vendor Management for the following fields: IT Infrastructure, Datacenters, Internet Services, Software and web solutions
  • Stakeholder management and collaboration with IT and business project managers
  • Ensure timely delivery of the different phases of the different projects at the required quality
  • Budget calculation, cost planning and reporting
  • Manage budget for projects and changes
  • Travelling across Sub-Sahara Africa to supervise project implementation team(s).

Deadline: Friday; 1st November, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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