Edo is an inland state in western Nigeria. Its capital is Benin City. It is bounded in the north and east by Kogi State, in the south by Delta State and in the west by Ondo State.
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The Edo State Government is carrying out a Public Service Transformation and Enhancement Project as part of its Institutional Reform Agenda. The Project is designed to develop the Human and Organizational capabilities required to deliver efficient services to the people of Edo State, and to Make Edo Great Again.
The services of talented experienced professionals are required to fill the above position in the Service, support the implementation of the transformation programme and to contribute to embedding the new ways of working.
Candidates who possess the required qualifications, experience and skills and would like to join us on this exciting and challenging Transformation Journey are invited to apply. Serving Civil Servants seeking a higher challenge may also apply. The eligibility requirements and job specifications are as below:
Develop and maintain the IT strategy under the guidance of CTO;
Develop overall technology architectural direction for ICT technology portfolio, define target state blueprints for business, application and technology architecture;
Develop and implement IT roadmap, architectural principles, standards, policies and solution governance;
Drive smarter technology investments by driving changes in application, infrastructure, process and IT tools architecture;
Serve as point of escalation, review and approval for key issues and decisions for all architecture domains
Candidate must have a strong knowledge of architecture frameworks, concepts and best practices;
Strong strategic planning capabilities;
Good Industry knowledge and ability to understand competitor or future competitors' strategies and product roadmaps and Proven leadership and management skills with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in architecting & designing IT solutions and 10+ years of management experience.
Candidates must possess the minimum academic and professional requirements for the role as stated above. Unless otherwise stated, a minimum of a second-class lower degree is required and candidate must have completed the mandatory NYSC program (where applicable). Additional educational or professional qualifications may be an added advantage.
Candidates must also be computer literate, technology savvy, and possess good Interpersonal and leadership skills and be able to work effectively in teams.
Successful Candidates will work in a Public Service Department or Agency that offers robust, challenging job opportunities, diverse working culture that values teamwork and leverages technology in delivering high-quality services to the people of Edo State. Responsibilities will include:
Contributing to the implementation of the Transformation Agenda
Participate through teamwork in contributing to the goals and objectives of the Ministry they are assigned
Candidates applying as experienced professionals must not be more than 50 years of age by December 31, 2020.
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