General Manager, Technology Ref No: PI014 -2013 in Anambra, Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Position Description:

The successful candidate will take a research and development approach to lead the engineering and information technology teams. He/She will bring an integrated approach to technology selection and deployment across the corporation, which includes Engineering Technology (ET) and Information and Communications Technology (ICT). ET will drive the tools of our business including use of technology to manage the grid, interactivity between offices & customers and efficiency. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in engineering as well as major aspects of ICT. He/She will be responsible for the following:

    Research and recommend technologies that will drive more efficient control of the distribution grid

    Build sophisticated infrastructure solutions

    Contemplate new methodologies for data communication

    Drive the integration of ET and ICT to produce synergies

    Develop software solutions that will inform operations to optimize management of outages and perform preventative maintenance

    Evaluate new technologies and utility best practices globally

    Support Operations, Maintenance & Procurement with technology

    Lead the development of MIS solutions to fill critical gaps

    Assess and improve the communications capabilities and associated infrastructure

    Assess and optimize the company’s IT hardware capabilities, including servers and laptops

    Evaluate and develop capital projects to assist in development of strategic plans

    Manage a large data center

    Enhance network security

    Support the corporate strategy to continuously improve performance and efficiency


Educational / Experience:

    Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology (IT) or related field

    12-15 years’ professional experience in consulting and/or technology management, with at least 10 years at managerial level

Skills and Competences:

    Advanced engineering knowledge in utility or manufacturing industries

    Experience leading significant technical advances in a medium to large-sized organization

    Good knowledge of IT capabilities and their applications across industries

    Understand web-based software architecture/engineering as it relates to’the infrastructure and network operations

    Creative, practical approach to technology

    Excellent communication skills and ability to capture complex issues in a concise manner

    Ability to manage multiple critical concurrent projects

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