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  • Posted: Apr 12, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
  • George Houston Resources Limited (GHR) assists organizations to achieve their corporate visions and objectives through integrated, strategic and solution-oriented HR consulting services using best-practice methodologies.
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    Project Manager

    Location: Lekki 1, Lagos
    Department: Tech/Engineering
    Job Industry: Technology
    Reporting To: Chief Operating Officer

    Job Description

    • We are looking for an experienced Project Manager for our client, a leading Technology company in Nigeria. The role willlead all technology development, projects and operations.
    • The role will operationally manage the Engineering team. The individual will be responsible for managing all company projects and the technology roadmap for both product and infrastructure -working with Marketing, Service Desk, Sales and ultimately the COO.

    Essential Functions

    • Build an efficient Project Management Team, run the Project Management Office and manage the team to ensure the successful implementation of all projects, POC’s and demos at customer sites.


    • Specific areas of responsibility that you will be responsible for include but are not limited to the following:
    • Accomplishes technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
    • Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
    • Oversee the technical operations of the Unit to provide required performance.
    • Participate in the development of new businesses from a technology point of view.
    • Maintain excellence in all aspects of the business solution deployment and implementation.
    • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
    • Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
    • Build the Research and Development Unit and increase Company’s solutions portfolio.
    • Develop new OEM Software Partnerships while upgrading the Company’s partnership level with existing OEM’s.
    • Build a strong Technical Team with the required certifications and competencies.
    • Create a succession plan for the Technical Unit.
    • Build a strategy that directly drives increased sale of the Company’s solutions in the marketplace.
    • Work closely with the sales team to increase sales volume.
    • Other related functions as may be requested by the Employer or your Manager.

    Education and Training

    • A minimum of a B.Eng / B.Tech. in Electronics / Electrical / Mechanical / Computer Engineering, Information Technology or any related field.
    • A masters degree will be added advantage.
    • Possesion of ITIL certification.
    • CISSP/ CISM, CompTIA Security, CEH or other equivalent certifications.
    • OEM Technology certifications

    Work Experience:

    • A minimum of 7-10 years of related experience in IT Security with record of accomplishment in this role.
    • A minimum of 2-3 years managing a Team
    • A minimum of 2 years presales, implementation and post-sales experience.
    • Experience working in mixed Windows/Linux, database and virtualized/physical server environments.

    Technical Requirements:

    • Hands on experience in security systems deployment including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, DDOS solutions, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, SIEM, vulnerability-scanning, web gateway, proxy appliances, NAC, and antivirus tools etc.
    • Assess system vulnerabilities by deploying penetration testing.
    • Experience with network security, networking technologies, systems security, and network monitoring tools.
    • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
    • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols.
    • Superior breadth of experience in network administration and information security
    • Excellent proficiency in implementing the following solutions: Checkpoint Security Technologies (VPN, remote access, MTP etc.) FireEye, Symantec solution, CyberArk, Entrust, Safenet etc.
    • Familiar with encryption firewalls authorization methodologies and Web filtering authentication
    • Master existing Company’s sofware and web integration solutions.
    • Schedule and meet with OEM Partners towards bettering relationships and creating new software/cloud OEM partnerships and solutions.
    • Manage implementation of sold customer software/cloud solutions or services.
    • Solution implementation and support of new and existing customer’s environment including virtualized environment, Citrix workspace suite, etc.
    • Liaising with first & second level support
    • Low-level Server and storage design & roll-out.

    Other Requirements:

    • Strong relationship management and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across several departments and services as well as external stakeholders.
    • Project Management
    • Strong leadership traits
    • Adaptability to a proactive and flexible approach to work and be comfortable with a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities.
    • Strong problem-solving, analytical skills and ability to work under pressure.
    • Tenacity, Loyalty, Commitment, Passion, Drive.

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