Head, Information Technology

December 19, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

a Foremost Commodity Exchange in Africa - PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client is a foremost commodity exchange in Africa’s largest economy providing excellent trade facilitation for economic diversification. It is a unique partnership of commodity market actors bringing together farmers, commodity brokers and buyers through its trading platform.
In line with its transformative growth aspirations, the organization is recruiting competent and self-driven individuals to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head, Information Technology
Reference Number: 130-PEO01238
Location: Abuja
Job type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Roles & Responsibilities

Develop the IT strategy, plans, policies and procedures in line with the Corporate strategy
Ensure availability of robust IT platforms and infrastructure to support the business operations
Manage the delivery of seamless IT services to users across the organisation and in line with business requirements and agreed service level standards
Direct the development and execution of company-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plans
Develop and implement company-wide information security procedures and evaluate business risks associated with critical IT operations
Plan, implement and control projects related to the selection, acquisition, development, installation and maintenance of major information systems for the Exchange
Manage IT vendors relationships
Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support
Develop a comprehensive long-term technology plan for the company, including any required training for employees
Manage the company’s technology staff, and participate in the hiring of new employees as needed
Provide leadership in the development of new technology applications or processes
Create detailed project plans for technology projects, including both capital expenditures and operating expenses
Monitor industry trends to identify new opportunities for the company’s products or services
Develop new ideas based on emerging technology trends in order to stay ahead of competitors.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering (Electrical/Electronic) or related discipline,
Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is an advantage.
Relevant and recognised professional certifications
Minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience in a similar one, with at least five (5) years in a middle management role.
Extensive experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.
Experience in controlling information technology budget.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit invite.pwc.co.za.


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