General Manager, Tech Division Job at RyteGate Technologies


RyteGate Technologies provides consulting and information technology advisory services to a wide range of local and international clients. RyteGate is made up of a network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. As a leading professional services firm, we have much to contribute to public policy, business and society throughout the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: General Manager, Tech Division
Job Location
: Lagos
Division: Technologies
Manager’s Title & Name: Board of Directors 
Supervisory Responsibilities: All employees in Division

Job Summary

  • Seeking for an ambitious, innovative, forward thinking and highly motivated individual who will move the company forward with strong leadership, committed people management and a commercial focus on project sourcing, delivery and profitability.
  • Responsibilities include: project plan, communication plan, allocating tasks and setting milestone. Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures. Meeting Commercial Targets/ increased clientele base for the Company.

Successful candidate must:

  • Be commercially astute, robust and resilient
  • An excellent communicator
  • People oriented, adaptable and customer relationship focussed
  • Have previous Manager experience from an IT discipline within the Software Development sector or similar background
  • Have experience of operating in a multi-faceted role and have demonstrated a strong track record of success to date.

Key Duties/Responsibilities

  • Source and oversee the development of new businesses
  • Responsible for developing and managing technology projects including Scope, Time and Cost.
  • Maintain, develop and expand the company’s product portfolio; make high-quality investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits
  • Direct the Company’s planning activities; provide leadership and overall guidance in both the administration and operation of the Company.
  • Manage the promotion, development and extension of the business of the division.
  • Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission
  • Responsible for the full profit and revenue generation for the Division.
  • Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
  • Prepare plans and programs for the attainment of approved objectives and oversee their implementation
  • Oversee the Division and implementation of all activities including marketing, financial control, personnel and industrial relations, audit and procurement
  • Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements
  • Develop and manage the implementation of group policy regarding work environment, administration, accounting, purchasing, reporting and human resources
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of all markets, industries and competitors.
  • Attend and participate in various industry associations
  • Ensure all registration and certification required in the IT industry is acquired and up to date

Relationship
External Contacts:

  • Board of directors
  • Clients
  • Partners

Internal Contacts:

  • All employees.

Related Job Requirements/ Qualifications

  • International Project management certification
  • Minimum 10 years in the IT industry and project management
  • Relevant experience as a software developer with Knowledge of various software languages
  • Good communication skills and strong English capability both verbal and written
  • Strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Strong business and commercial acumen
  • Must be a team player in all aspects
  • Ability to lead and manage teams
  • Creative and innovative ability
  • Strong financial control knowledge
  • Ability to prepare budgets, analyse financial statements and understand accounting issues as they relate to the IT industry
  • Strong computer literacy skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project) and Office 365.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • MBA /MSc.

Cultural Diversity:

  • Cross cultural and cross ethnic exposure
  • Ability to speak any of two of the major Nigerian languages (Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa) an asset.

Analysis:

  • Ability to successfully bid and win profitable contracts
  • Ability to identify lapses and areas of need in the IT industry and proffer solutions on commercial basis
  • Ability to enhance the customer experience of existing clients.

Judgement And Decision Making:

  • Must be proactive and forward thinking

Remuneration

  • N250,000 - N300,000/month
  • Allowances and Bonuses subject to performance (Performance based)