• Vacancy at Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group

  • Posted on: 11 October, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group is an international investment and holding company with over three decades of experience in building sustainable businesses in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), agriculture, agro-allied, healthcare, chemicals, real estate and oil and gas in 12 countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Republic of Benin, Morocco, UAE, India, South Africa, China etc. with an over 9,000 multicultural workforce.

    TGI Group is the owner of leading companies such as CHI Limited (manufacturer of Chivita 100%, Hollandia, CHI snacks), CHI Farms Limited (producers of CHI Chicken), CHI Pharmaceuticals Limited (a WHO approved manufacturer of healthcare products), Cormart Limited (importer and manufacturer of Home Care products), Romson Oilfield Services Limited (provider of product and service solutions to oil industry), ORC Fishing and Food Processing Limited (producer of sea food), Master Marine Services Limited (Dry-Docking), WACOT Limited (a market leader in Agro inputs and investments in value-chains of sesame, cocoa, cashew, cotton, rice etc.), Fludor Benin SA (manufacturer of vegetable oils & fats and cashew processing),  Tropical Industries International Pvt. Limited (manufacturer of kitchen and bathroom fittings), Vink Corporation DMCC, Dubai (agricultural commodities) etc.

    IT Manager

     

    Overview 

    Reporting directly to the CFO with doted line to the Group Head of IT, the IT Manager will be primarily responsible for the IT network and systems; manage a team and provide a strategic overview to meet future business and system requirements.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Manage the development, monitoring, maintenance, upgrade, and support of all current IT network and systems, including but not limited to:
      • Datacentre and SQL server database.
      • High-End data storage and server system.
      • LAN/WAN/VSAT/firewall and internet network.
      • Active directory domain and document management system.
      • Desktop/network support, CCTV network.
      • IT assets and website.
    • Manage and execute the implementation of projects within the IT network and systems
    • Communicate regularly with executive management and all users
    • Manage and develop IT staff which includes training, evaluation, guidance and discipline
    • Ensure department compliance to established IT policies, best practices, standards operating systems, processes and procedures along with protocols and guidance
    • Preserve assets by implementing disaster recovery, back-up procedures and control structures
    • Keep up-to-date with new technology
    • Manage the financial aspects of the IT department which includes purchasing, budgeting and reviews, with cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives
    • Negotiate and administer IT supplier contracts and Service Agreements

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or its equivalent (BE/B.Tech/BSc. in Computer Science/Information Technology)
    • Relevant certifications e.g. MCSE, ITIL preferably
    • Minimum of 5 years work experience as an IT Manager in an ERP environment with large manufacturing company in multiple locations and overall 10-12 years of experience in IT
    • Progressive IT experience in a multi-office environment
    • Strong Leadership skills
    • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong project and time management
    • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills
    • Advance knowledge and management of:
      • Microsoft server/desktop OS and applications.
      • Hardware device functionality and application software troubleshooting
      • Datacentre and SQL server database
      • High-End data storage and server system.
      • LAN/WAN/VSAT/firewall and internet network.
      • Active directory domain and document management system.
      • Desktop/printer/laptop/network support and CCTV network.
      • IT assets and website.

    Method of Application

    To apply, visit post company's post on LinkedIn

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