Agromall Discovery and Extension Services Limited

Technology Project Manager

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Agromall Discovery and Extension Services Limited is recruiting for Full time Technology Project Manager

Job Description

AgroMall is at the intersection of digitised agricultural production support, digitised agricultural extension and digital financial services. We integrate agricultural economics, agronomy and quality control with financial services on our digital platforms turning them into powerful tools in the hands of our agents and farmers for improved farm production and financial inclusion of the rural economy.

We also work closely with our larger clients who are focused on development and improvement of the rural economy. We help them to identify and engage in opportunities, effectively and sustainably delivering on them, while aggregating individual and value chain level data to provide situational awareness to participants in the agricultural value chain.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technology Project Manager

Location:
 Lagos
Department: Technology Department
Category: Mid-Level

Job Purpose

  • Agromall would love you to join our team of unique, friendly, original and ruggedly creative people for the position of Technology Project Manager
  • This role will assist in managing all Agromall technical projects and related issues. Providing technology support for the business, driving technology project plan, development, implementation and utilization.

Principal Responsibilities
Operational and Technical Responsibilities:

  • Strong project management where you will set timelines, goals, deliverables, and execute accordingly along with a solid communication strategy and plan.
  • Lead Software development both in-house and offshore as well as integration to third party platforms
  • Evaluate processes used across the Technology department and identify areas for improvement
  • Ensure technologies are used efficiently, profitably and securely
  • Interface with foreign technical partners and developers on technical developments and Integrations
  • Coordinate and perform UAT of new application/solutions before go-live
  • Create compelling user interfaces and experiences
  • Ownership of critical Technology project processes, including: Project prioritization, Reporting and got-to market strategy and execution.
  • Identify, research, evaluate and recommend projects that optimize the performance and outcomes of the technology department
  • Identify technical risk and proffer solutions
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Leadership Accountabilities:

  • Manage and supervise in house and offshore software developers, Database Administrators
  • Monitor KPIs and technology budgets to assess technological performance

Relationship Accountabilities:

  • Collaborate with department heads as advisor of company IT Projects
  • Build and lead impactful relationships with cross-functional team members including the leadership team

Management Accountabilities:

  • Drive company revenue by efficiently managing and timely delivery of company technical projects

Innovation Accountabilities:

  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary technical improvements and adjustments
  • Study current and new industry trends, technologies, and software development



 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

Education, Technical Skills, Competencies, Working Relationships
Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, information technology, electronic engineering or related field.
  • Master’s Degree and relevant certification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Software development, IT Projects in the financial technology or agricultural Technology Space

Technical Skills:

  • Application Development, Support and Maintenance: Knowledge and ability to design, define, construct, develop, enhance, support and maintain application software on one or more platforms including web and mobile
  • Database Design and Management: Knowledge and ability to apply the methods, practices and policies that are used in the design and the management of databases.
  • IT Infrastructure/ Platforms: Knowledge and ability to support the enterprise computing infrastructure (e.g., enterprise servers, client server, storage devices and systems, hardware and software) in the provision, management, storage, operation, scheduling, support and maintenance of the infrastructure
  • IT Project Management: Knowledge and ability to apply formal project management principles and practices during the planning, implementation, monitoring and completion of projects, ensuring effective management of scope, resources, time, cost, quality, risk and communications
  • Security, Information and Application Protection: Knowledge and ability to ensure there are adequate technical and organizational safeguards to protect the continuity of IT infrastructure services by implementing IT security principles, methods, practices, policies and tool.

Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Problem Solving - Job requires Identifying, analyzing, organizing and solving issues and reported problems in a timely and effective manner.
  • Time Management - Job requires the ability to effectively manage one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Also, ability to concentrate on the tasks that have greater priority.
  • Excellent communication (Written, Verbal, Presentation) - Job requires good oral and written communication skills to effectively express ideas and facts.

Work Relationships:

  • Internal within own department, in-house developers, Offshore Developers, heads of Department

Working Condition:

  • Office Environment, Regular Working Hours, No Lifting of Equipment.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2019.

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About Agromall Discovery and Extension Services Limited
AgroMall is at the intersection of digitised agricultural production support, digitised agricultural extension and digital financial services. We integrate agricultural economics, agronomy and quality control with financial services on our digital platforms turning them into powerful tools in the hands of our agents and farmers for improved farm production and financial inclusion of the rural economy.AgroMall provides enhanced agricultural production and market discovery capacity to smallholder ...
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Job Summary
Published
March 25, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Location
Lagos
Deadline
April 30, 2019
Specialization
Project Management
Industries
Agriculture/ Agro Allied
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