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  • Posted: Aug 22, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 2, 2019
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  • RyteGate Technologies provides consulting and information technology advisory services to a wide range of local and international clients. RyteGate is made up of a network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. As a leading professional services firm, we have much to contribute to public policy, business and society thro...
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    General Manager, Technology Division

    Reports to: Board of Directors
    Division: Technologies

    Job Description

    • Seeking for an ambitious, innovative, forward thinking and highly motivated individual who will move the company forward with strong leadership, committed people management and a commercial focus on project sourcing, delivery and profitability.

    Responsibilities
    Responsibilities include:

    • Project plan, communication plan, allocating tasks and setting milestone.
    • Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations;
    • Planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees;
    • Initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
    • Meeting Commercial Targets/ increased clientele base for the Company.

    Successful candidate must:

    • Be commercially astute, robust and resilient
    • An excellent communicator
    • People oriented, adaptable and customer relationship focussed
    • Have previous Manager experience from an IT discipline within the Software Development sector or similar background
    • Have experience of operating in a multi-faceted role and have demonstrated a strong track record of success to date.

    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    • Source and oversee the development of new businesses
    • Responsible for developing and managing technology projects including Scope, Time and Cost.
    • Maintain, develop and expand the company’s product portfolio; make high-quality investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits
    • Direct the Company’s planning activities; provide leadership and overall guidance in both the administration and operation of the Company.
    • Manage the promotion, development and extension of the business of the division.
    • Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission
    • Responsible for the full profit and revenue generation for the Division.
    • Analyse problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
    • Prepare plans and programs for the attainment of approved objectives and oversee their implementation
    • Oversee the Division and implementation of all activities including marketing, financial control, personnel and industrial relations, audit and procurement
    • Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements
    • Develop and manage the implementation of group policy regarding work environment, administration, accounting, purchasing, reporting and human resources
    • Maintain a deep knowledge of all markets, industries and competitors.
    • Attend and participate in various industry associations
    • Ensure all registration and certification required in the IT industry is acquired and up to date.

    Relationship
    External Contacts:

    • Board of directors
    • Clients
    • Partners

    Internal Contacts:

    • All employees

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • All employees in Division

    Related Job Requirements/ Qualifications

    • International Project management certification
    • Minimum 10 years in the IT industry and project management
    • Relevant experience as a software developer with Knowledge of various software languages
    • Good communication skills and strong English capability both verbal and written
    • Strong sales and negotiation skills
    • Strong business and commercial acumen
    • Must be a team player in all aspects
    • Ability to lead and manage teams
    • Creative and innovative ability
    • Strong financial control knowledge
    • Ability to prepare budgets, analyse financial statements and understand accounting issues as they relate to the IT industry
    • Strong computer literacy skills
    • Proficient in MS Office (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project) and Office 365.

    Educational Requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field
    • MBA /MSc.

    Cultural Diversity:

    • Cross cultural and cross ethnic exposure
    • Ability to speak any of two of the major Nigerian languages (Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa) an asset.

    Analysis:

    • Ability to successfully bid and win profitable contracts
    • Ability to identify lapses and areas of need in the IT industry and proffer solutions on commercial basis
    • Ability to enhance the customer experience of existing clients.

    Judgement and Decision Making:

    • Must be proactive and forward thinking.

    Remuneration

    • N250,000 - N300,000/month.
    • Allowances and Bonuses subject to performance (Performance based).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hr@rytegate.com Using the "Job Title" as the subject of the mail.

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