• Information Technology Vacancy at Discovery Cycle Professionals

  • Posted on: 14 October, 2016 Deadline: 21 October, 2016
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  • Discovery Cycle Professionals (A Division of Discovery Cycle Limited) is a global network of experienced academics and consultants assembled to provide world-class knowledge-based services globally. DCP has diverse experience across different professional fields and offers a wide-range of multi-disciplinary professional services. DCP has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the years, DCP has developed a wide range of multi-disciplinary professional services covering both the private and public sectors of the economy through the "DCP Ecosystem".

    We are recruiting to fill the position of:

    Officer, Technology and Innovation


    Location of Job (UNIT): Head Office (Technology & Innovation)
    Reports to: Lead, Technology and Innovations

    Main Function

    • Officer, Technology and Innovation work in the information and communication technology unit. Working towards the advancement of service development in information communication technology and systems’ automation.

    Role and Task Complexities

    • Constitute a configuration management team to undertake and implement technical tasks during projects for Discovery Cycle and its Subsidiaries
    • Assist in performing daily system monitoring, verifying integrity and availability of IT related resources
    • Assist in the design and implementation of company/client-wide database system and perform regular backup operations and verifying data integrity.
    • Assist in the development and deployment of all Online and Offline web-interfaces and pages for Discovery Cycle and its Subsidiaries as assigned by Team Lead and approved by Top Management.
    • Implementing IT tools and management infrastructure as approved by Top Management.
    • Undertake and implement IT and other technically related tasks as approved by Team Lead and Top Management at large.
    • Coordinate technology services for the company
    • Troubleshoot system hardware, software, networks and operating system management.
    • Ensure industry standard quality control and project risk management on all completed projects
    • Maintain knowledge base of emerging technologies - gather, input, write descriptions, maintain data integrity; promote and foster access to the knowledge base.
    • Design, filter, implement, and document processes for management of emerging technology.
    • Technology transfer: make connections between internal organizations, business needs, and technology offerings
    • Train staff on current and emerging technology.
    • Keep client informed on current and emerging technologies via news alert and reports
    • Promote, incubate and explore innovative solutions.
    • Creativity (Improvement/ Innovation inherent)
    • Effectively re-engineer existing processes to reflect ideal consultancy industry standards.
    • Significantly upgrades performance in line with the overall company strategy.


    • Candidates must possess a Degree in Computer Science or any other relevant field. M.Sc. is an asset.


    • Strong leadership and motivational skills
    • The ability to multitask
    • Good planning and time management skills
    • Problem-solving ability
    • Decision-making skills

    Skills/Physical Competencies:

    • Research skills
    • Project management skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Analytical skills

    Behavioral Qualities:

    • Tactical and interpersonal
    • Proactive identification and elimination of inefficiencies
    • Continual self-development
    • Goal and quality oriented

    Other Specifications:

    • Applicants MUST meet all the specified conditions before applying.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CV's to: careers@dcp.com.ng

    Note: Candidate must be resident in Abuja and should be able to resume within short notice.

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