Lohi Consulting is recruiting for fulltime Head, Technical Services.
Lohi Consulting - Our client, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) is an independent not-for-profit, self regulatory and self governing organization founded on March 23, 2005 as a stakeholder-led organization, charged with the responsibility of managing the “.ng” country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) name space in the public interest of Nigerians and global internet community.
The Association seeks energetic and self motivated personnel to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Head, Technical Services
Job Description Head, Technical Services: Reporting to the COO, the Head, Technical Services will be primarily responsible for:
Managing all information, communication and technology functions/infrastructure for the association- networks and networking equipment, business applications and ancillary software, hardware, databases, web services and other ICT systems in line with NIRA’s commitment to Registrars, Registrants and technical partners
Coordinating network design, installation and maintenance
Leads and coordinates activities of Technical Services Department
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Developing and implementing technical services policies and procedures
Providing expertise and support to the organization as regards technology infrastructure, technology repairs and technical support for registrars and registrants
Creating and executing procedures that will result in the continual improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of technical services operations
Training and mentoring the technical team
Directing, evaluating and overseeing the technical team in terms of performance and responsibilities in achieving results as it relates to technical services
Ensuring the association is aligned to global technology standards, particularly ICANN policies and controls
Min Required Experience:
Qualifications and Attributes
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field
At least 10 years' work experience within the ICT environment
A Master's Degree in a related field will be desirable (or MBA with Computer/Technology Focus)
Experience with Unix Operating system is compulsory.
Must have at least 5 years work experience as a database administrator and a system administrator
Experience with PostgreSQL is an added advantage
Advanced systems, network, and computer hardware and software knowledge
Cisco Certified Network Administrator certification or member of any other relevant ICT professional bodies is an advantage
Must have an understanding of DNS and its operations
Good communication, project management and negotiation skills
Able to work effectively within a team
Application Closing Date 19th November, 2018.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae to:firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate position applied for as subject of the email.
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