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  • Head of Technology at Farmcrowdy Limited

  • Posted on: 2 December, 2019 Deadline: 16 December, 2019
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  • Farmcrowdy is an agric-tech platform that gives Nigerians the opportunity to invest in Agriculture by connecting farm sponsors with real farmers for the purpose of producing high-quality farm produce. Our mandate is to empower rural farmers, contribute to food security in Nigeria and provide.

    Head of Technology


    Reports to: CTO

    The Role

    • We are looking for an experienced Head of Technology to work with the Chief Technology Officer.

    To Assist the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Building & Co-ordinating the efforts of all Farmcrowdy technology needs; these include but are not limited to:

    • Mobile Engineering
    • Web Engineering
    • Network Engineering
    • Cyber Security.

    Other responsibilities are to also assist the CTO on the following:

    • Coordinate all relationships with external technology partners/suppliers
    • Report to the CTO on all tasks
    • Works with other departments to use new technologies to streamline company policies and rules
    • Manages the Mobile & Web Engineering unit, Network unit, Online Security unit to improve the technological assets of Farmcrowdy
    • Oversees IT budgets to make sure there are no unnecessary expenditures
    • Develops and directs all networking safeguards to reduce the risk of outside breaches and protect sensitive internal and external client information
    • Develops and implements all internal communication systems, such as email and instant messaging
    • Plans and implements proper Internet usage policies for employees
    • Evaluates new technology and makes recommendations on technological solutions
    • Uses technological assets to help ease use for employees and clients
    • Consistently evaluates technical efficiency and makes changes as necessary
    • Identifies competitive advantages and technological trends for the benefit of Farmcrowdy
    • Directs the development and possible implementation of policies in instances of a breach, also known as disaster recovery plans.

    Core Competencies
    Ideal candidates for this role will have:

    • Have at least 5 years experience in the Tech eco-system
    • Must have cognate experience working with Web Developers, UI/UX designers, Mobile App Developers
    • Knowledge of Version Control
    • Expert Knowledge of the following: ­
      • C++, HTML, CSS, JavaScript,Php ­
      • Laravel, MQL, MySQL, WordPress ­
      • Angular JS, Node JS ­
      • MS Office & Products; MS Dynamics Nav ­
      • Open ERP
    • Softwawre Development Skills & Analytical Thinking
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Self-Management Skills
    • Team Spirit
    • Must be aware of current trends in the tech industry (at home & abroad).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to: with the subject title as "Head of Technology".

    Note: Farmcrowdy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in the workforce.

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