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  • Vacancy at Saroafrica International Limited - Nigeria

  • Posted on: 13 January, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Saro, is the leading company in the Agribusiness Value Chain and Consumer Goods in Nigeria; and West and Central Africa with special interest in Inputs-Provision (crop protection, fertilizers, hybrid seeds, farm mechanisation), Sourcing, Origination and Processing).

    We are focused on creating wealth for our Shareholders, and stakeholders, through increasing agricultural output and yield, and creating market access for our farming communities and customers, in a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable manner.

    Head of IT


    Job description

    Successful candidate must be a strategic thinker who will both plan and lead the strategic management of the group’s Information Technology and Information Management Functions. This includes delivery of cutting-edge technology to support the business in the medium-long term and reduce our cost to serve, and management of systems and infrastructure, both external and internal facing.

    Also, successful candidate must be able to:

    • Provide a track-record of successful implementation of projects relating to end-to-end business process automation and change-over from an old system to another. He/she must be able to work under pressure and utilise project management methodology effectively.
    • Lead with a pro-active and innovative approach to work, manage technical team with clear structure and processes for the unit and be a good team player
    • Prepare and execute a Cross-SARO Technology Strategy in line with corporate aspirations.
    • Have large awareness of the current Information and communication technology and how it applies to Saro business environment. He/she must also be passionate about seeking information about the future in the IT world.
    • manage and develop relationships with internal and external senior stakeholders and vendors
    • Have strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical issues to non-technical colleagues.
    • Make clear recommendations to Committee of Directors regarding IT policy and procedures.
    • Should understand standard language for accessing databases (SQL)

    Desired Skills and Experience


    • Must have excellent analytical abilities,
    • Sound technical knowledge
    • Strong IT skills.
    • A high level of professional and personal integrity is required.
    • Hardworking
    • Self-starter

    QUALIFICATIONS: B.Sc Computer Sciences and Related


    • Must have minimum of five (5) years cognate experience
    • An MBA or equivalent postgraduate management degree will be an advantage

    Method of Application

    Ineterested and suitablyv qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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