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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2020
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    Chief Information Technology Officer


    • The candidate will Head, and adequately supervise the Information Technology Department of Media Trust Limited.
    • She / He shall be responsible for installing and maintaining computer hardware, software and networks in such a way that the role contributes positively to and impacts on the company's digital growth
    • The candidate shall ensure that hardware and software maintenance are carried out, and must have the ability to make recommendations about future planning and development of resources
    • Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure maximum implementation of technology services and resources at Media Trust Limited.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Planning and implementation of additions, deletions and major modifications to the supporting infrastructure.
    • Implements network security for the Company
    • Oversees the administration and maintenance of the company’s infrastructure, and directs supporting staff.
    • Oversees the administration of the company’s WAN.

    Internal Systems:

    • Oversees troubleshooting, systems backups, archiving, and disaster recovery and provides expert support when necessary.
    • Works with project teams to help implement Internal Systems.

    Asset Management:

    • Builds and maintains vendor relationships and manages the purchase of hardware and software products.
    • Works seamlessly with the Purchasing Department for acquisition of all software, hardware and other IT supplies.
    • Ensures that company assets are maintained responsibly.

    Software Developing:

    • Work with other departments in the company to facilitate timely execution of User Acceptance Testing (UAT), coordinating with the business users/business analyst/developers as required
    • Ensure increased customer satisfaction, code reliability and developer productivity across software products while reducing development and maintenance cost
    • Engage with business heads to assist the various departments with achieving their goals through innovative application of technology.
    • Develop IT strategies in partnership with business units.


    • Initiates and implements improvements in all areas of IT responsibility.
    • Serves as main point of contact on all IT-related matters for the company.
    • Identifies and provides standards for gathering information for use in trend analysis and reports information to company management.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum of a Master's in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering or in the Physical Sciences but with experience in software and hardware maintenance;
    • Minimum of 10+ years practical experience in software and hardware maintenance with proven success in the newspaper industry
    • Gender: Male or Female (Preferable).

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Must have knowledge of Computer hardware, software systems programming, computer networking, network administration, network installation, computer troubleshooting, Computer viruses and security, e-mail and internet programs.
    • Must have an understanding of the Nigerian IT environment and its implications on the group's business.
    • Must have management and supervisory skills
    • Team building skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication
    • Proficient in monitoring website development programs
    • Customer centric
    • Innovative.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Daily Trust on to apply
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