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  • Posted: Aug 22, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
  • Akintola Williams Deloitte is the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) member firm in Nigeria and the oldest indigenous professional services firm in Nigeria. The firm was established in 1952 by Mr. Akintola Williams, FCA, CFR, CBE, the doyen of the accountancy profession in Nigeria. Our approach to corporate responsibility is shaped by the recognition...
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    Head, Information Technology

    Reference Number: TAK018

    Roles and Responsibilities
    Strategic Operations:

    • Assesses existing IT platforms in the group to determine if accurate standards exists.
    • Assesses and determines possible technology requirements in alignment with TAK Group’s goals.
    • Assesses and defines the different data environments being supported and any issues related to data
    • Defines an overall vision of TAK Group’s future applications, technology, telecommunications and data architecture, in line with the corporate strategy.
    • Designs and develops the overall Enterprise Architecture for the group in line with its business activities.
    • Designs and develops a central system for data storage and management (Data Centre).
    • Develops systems standards, specifications and approved software, recommends hardware and software upgrades where and when appropriate.
    • Sets budgets for acquisition of IT products and services.

    IT operations:

    • Ensures that vendor services are negotiated in line with IT strategy and financial budget.
    • Ensures ongoing service is in line with agreed contracts.
    • Ensures trainings are provided on any new IT tool that may be introduced.
    • Ensures Hardware and Server infrastructure is maintained and developed in line with an agreed IT strategy.
    • Shapes and oversees support services so that operational problems are resolved per subsidiary.

    IT security and risk management:

    • Identify and analyze potential risks, their mitigation, with the aim of maintaining the functioning of the information system and TAK’s overall business.
    • Develops strategies to mitigate IT risks associated with business activities.
    • Develops policies that specify exactly what is permitted and prohibited.
    • Ensures appropriate trainings and documentation are available for staff on IT security requirements.
    • Ensures appropriate backups are being conducted and retained for all systems.
    • Develops and implements measures to safeguard data in the event of major incidents or disasters.


    • Defines and reviews IT reports and forwards to group CEO.
    • Prepare IT Security Report to show positive and negative trends, major initiatives, updates, and other aspects of IT Security and forwards to the head for review.


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
    • Professional qualifications in IT and security management.
    • Professional qualification in Management or Master’s degree in Information Management or Information Technology or related field would be an added advantage.
    • 12 - 15 years’ experience with at least 5 years in a managerial role.
    • Experience in agriculture and manufacturing industries would be an added advantage.
    • Ability to develop and implement strategic vision.
    • Experience in project management.
    • Ability to plan and manage a budget.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Deloitte on to apply
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