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Chief Solutions Officer at IT Horizons Limited

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IT Horizons Limited is a system integrator and application ICT company with a clear focus in technology enabled solutions and professional services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Chief Solutions Officer

Location: Gbagada, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Responsible for all technical solutions activities of IT Horizons.
  • To oversee and direct all new and existing service development and deploying enterprise solutions in line with business requirements and overall support of business development activities.

Key Responsibilities for this Role

  • Achieves growth, sales target and business objectives by successfully managing the IT Horizons’ solution’s business.
  • Designs, implements and executes strategic business plan that expands company’s customer base and ensure its strong presence while optimizing stakeholder interests.
  • Conducts business risk assessment for any new technical, commercial and partnership opportunities.
  • Directs strategy towards the profitable growth and operation of the solutions business.
  • Represents the company externally to enhance and strengthen the company’s profile and optimize all business development opportunities.
  • Provides global best practice technology and leadership in the development and implementation of solutions across all markets and locations.
  • Oversees planning and implementation of solutions to support both distributed and centralized business operations and achieve more effective and cost effective enterprise-wide IT operations for clients
  • Ensures the company is constantly moving forward towards fulfilling its short-term and long-term objectives and does not diverge from its strategic guidelines.
  • Provides overall strategic leadership, direction and guidance for the growth, expansion and diversification of IT Horizons.
  • Coordinates the formulation, design and review of the IT Horizons’ corporate strategy, goals and objectives.
  • Maintains contact with IT system suppliers and maintain knowledge of current technology, equipment, prices and terms of agreements to minimize the investment required to meet established service levels.
  • Evaluates alternatives, perform appropriate cost benefit analysis, and recommend solutions that maximize effectiveness and minimize costs commensurate with acceptable risks.
  • Sets company’s objectives and monitors ongoing progress and performance alongside MD/CEO.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance.
  • Supports the rest of the leadership team to decide which engineering projects are the highest priorities against the business targets and which can be executed with the available resources.
  • Oversees all technology business relationships and/or partnerships for growth and sustenance.
  • Manages the company’s budget and ensures effective use of the company’s resources on technologyinvestments to grow the business.
  • Grows the capacity of the company’s technical staff to lead the technology services innovation curve while providing leadership and guidance to the team.
  • Establish quality and reliability standards by studying industry benchmarks and the requirements of customers.
  • Proffers advice on evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance of technical systems, ensuring appropriate investment in strategic and operational systems and evaluate such systems to measure success on client’s demand.
  • Approves, coordinates and controls all projects related to selection, acquisition, development and installation of major client business needs.
  • Reviews all client integration component acquisition and maintenance contracts, soliciting involvement and participation of other management team members as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains corporate policies and standards aimed at maximizing effectiveness and minimizing costs related to the acquisition, implementation and operation of IT systems.

Requirements for the Role

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s / HND in Computer Science / System / Electrical / Electronic Engineering / Applied Physics / Computer Science / or a related discipline
  • Relevant Master’s Degree is an advantage
  • Relevant certification such as ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library), CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) or CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Administrator) or equivalents is an added advantage
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years’ experience in an ICT or Software environment with at least five (5) years’ experience of driving change and managing multi-disciplinary technical teams.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

 

Application Deadline 18th April, 2022.


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