Chief Information Officer at Fircroft

Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Chief Information OfficerJob Reference: RMS0177119Location: NigeriaJob DescriptionTo provide vision & leadership for developing & implementing IT initiatives whilst directing the planning/implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality & business development.The incumbent is responsible for every aspect of IT systems including budgets, purchases, upgrades, supervision of IT specialists and management of projects.ResponsibilitiesStrategy & Planning: Participate in strategic and operational governance processes as a member of the senior management team; Lead IT strategic & operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems; Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the business;Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures; Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development; Assess and communicate risks associated with IT investments;Develop, track, and control the IT annual operating and capital budgets; Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives; Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan; Assess and make recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT organization.Acquisition & Deployment: Coordinate/facilitate stakeholder consultation defining new technology business/systems requirements; Create cost-benefit analysis and support detailed definition of data requirements and departmental workflows; Approve, prioritize, and control projects related to selection and development etc of major information systems; Participate in vendor contract negotiations for IT equipment/software purchases;Review hardware/software acquisition and maintenance contracts to capitalize on economies of scale;Define and communicate corporate plans, policies, and standards implementing within IT operating systems.Operational Management: Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of SLA's with end users and monitoring performance; Design, establish, and maintain a network infrastructure for local and wide area connectivity and remote accessEnsure IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations; Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems; Keep current with IT industry trends/issues and advise management on their competitive or financial impact; Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities; Oversee IT system security by protecting information assets from web threats, viruses, and hacker activity etc;Employee Relations Management: Supervise recruitment, development, and welfare of IT staff in accordance with corporate policies; Evaluate, train and develop employees in understanding policies and procedures;Provide management and offer advice/guidance on individual employee relations cases within department ensuring they meet the requirements of company policies; Promote staff morale and workplace safety in accordance with SHEQ policies; Reporting of all incidents in line with set SHEQ and Security procedures.HSEQ and Security Ensure all work is performed in line with Company policies, procedures and standards; Ensure all HSEQ legislation is adhered to.General: The Employee may also be required to perform duties not directly related to their area of experience or expertise, in which case proper instruction will be provided by the Company; Ensure that the highest ethical standards are maintained in all activities; Conduct themself in a dignified and respectful manner that reflects well on the Employer and also sets an example for the other employees.Requirements: The right person will be a highly experienced IT professional, looking to develop a value added function at a rapidly growing and progressive company. Ideally with offshore experience or multi-national experience. 

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