The Head of IT has responsibility for strategic planning and directing of IT delivery within a well-defined functional area. They will act as a single point of accountability for projects and delivery streams within the area of responsibility. On top of this they will also have accountability for overall development of the function, organisation and delivery capabilities.
Head of IT - APM Terminals Nigeria - Lagos or Port Harcourt
The Head of IT has responsibility for strategic planning and directing of IT delivery within a well-defined functional area. They will act as a single point of accountability for projects and delivery streams within the area of responsibility.
On top of this they will also have accountability for overall development of the function, organisation and delivery capabilities.
Key ResponsibilitiesKey contact for terminal business regarding local demand and ensuring adequate IT service delivery, IT business partnering and IT operations management Partner with business leads on new business capabilities/ platform discovery and roadmap Working with terminalÂ business stakeholders to agree on an integrated plan for delivery. Develop, maintain and own IT business plans that reflect the demand and strategic requirements of theÂ business for a terminal Partner with the business in strategic discussions and bring the view of technology implications andÂ benefits. Ensure WoW standards are followed at the terminal for IT performanceÂ Understand business strategy, business processes & information needs to exploit IT and enable theÂ business to deliver against their plans.Â Work across the wider Technology & Industrial IT organization to deliver value to the business throughÂ robust IT services and innovation. Actively drive IT value through membership on the Terminal Management Team seat. Proactively challenge and manage key business stakeholders at MD level and below. Manage terminal demand in a cost constraint environment ensuring business value isÂ delivered.Â Lead, coach and develop the talent pipeline.Â Ensuring adequate service provisioning through regional and global service delivery teams Manage terminal Tech team
AccountabilitiesAccountable for terminal IT operations excellenceÂ Accountable for local IT demand and execution deliveryÂ Responsible for implementing the right IT initiatives to become aÂ world class terminal. Accountable for budget management for theÂ terminal Accountable to ensure cyber security needs are implemented andÂ maintained in the terminal Accountable for all technology and infrastructure at the terminal
What we're looking forStrong IT Management experience Experience in managing and / or steering of large-scale technology projects/programs Broad experience with technology solutions and services, across the IT infrastructure, application and automation space Strong leadership and interpersonal skills Ability to build credibility and relationships with staff and senior business leaders Second-to-none business ethics 4 days per week on site required, with 1 day from home in base location You will be required to visit non-base location spending at least one week of the month - whether this be Lagos or Port Harcourt (Omne)
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