Tuesday, December 16, 2008

IT Operation Manager

All Business Units - Lagos

Role: IT Operations Manager

In this position, the individual will coordinate the datacenters and monitor standards and progress of all datacenter activities, the job holder will ensure that work undertaken and scheduled tasks are carried out to world class standard and in a timely fashion. The individual will undertake additional responsibility for System Administration and the smooth running of the Preventive Maintenance activities:

The successful candidate for this position will be required to:

· Plan and execute transfers based on Application Change Management Methodology into production of systems.

· Execute and control scheduled jobs and manage backup.

· Oversee that audits trails and other information security control data are generated, reviewed and retained effectively and efficiently.

· Effect changes without disruption by ensuring Unix/MFG access changes are carried out on the basis of authorized forms and such changes have a match with security matrix.

· Acquire and install Hardware and Software components (workstation, office systems, servers and network components) as budgeted to ensure that day-to-day needs are met and a prompt response to business requirements.

· Review and address potential information security issues and/or conflicting practices, as identified by internal and/or external audits and other observations.

· Recommend improvements for reliability and world class performance.

· Configure and manage IT infrastructure in order to maintain high level of performance and availability, while minimizing the impact of disruptions on all business activities.

The Person:

The right candidate for this job must:

· Have a Bachelor's degree from a reputable university.

· Possess basic technical/business training completed with an appropriate computer training syllabus. Membership of a relevant professional body will be an added advantage.

· Have 5-8 years post NYSC experience of which 3 must be in a similar position.

· Be experienced in Windows and Unix Administration in an international and growing business environment.

· Have experience of disaster recovery plan in a manufacturing environment.

· Have an expert knowledge of the administration of ERP (MFG is an added advantage).

· Posses a sound knowledge of Database administration SQLserver minimum.

· Have IT security awareness.

· Have a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values - COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

Closing date: 16 Dec 2008

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