Project Manager Job at George Houston Resources Limited


George Houston Resources Limited (GHR) is a Human Resource Development and Management Consulting firm. We assist organizations to achieve their corporate visions and objectives through integrated, strategic and solution-oriented HR consulting services using best-practice methodologies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Project Manager

Job Location: Lekki 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Tech/Engineering
Job Industry: Technology
Reporting To: Chief Operating Officer

Job Description

  • We are looking for an experienced Project Manager for our client, a leading Technology company in Nigeria. The role willlead all technology development, projects and operations.
  • The role will operationally manage the Engineering team
    . The individual will be responsible for managing all company projects and the technology roadmap for both product and infrastructure -working with Marketing, Service Desk, Sales and ultimately the COO.

Essential Functions

  • Build an efficient Project Management Team, run the Project Management Office and manage the team to ensure the successful implementation of all projects, POC’s and demos at customer sites.

Responsibilities

  • Specific areas of responsibility that you will be responsible for include but are not limited to the following:
  • Accomplishes technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Oversee the technical operations of the Unit to provide required performance.
  • Participate in the development of new businesses from a technology point of view.
  • Maintain excellence in all aspects of the business solution deployment and implementation.
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
  • Build the Research and Development Unit and increase Company’s solutions portfolio.
  • Develop new OEM Software Partnerships while upgrading the Company’s partnership level with existing OEM’s.
  • Build a strong Technical Team with the required certifications and competencies.
  • Create a succession plan for the Technical Unit.
  • Build a strategy that directly drives increased sale of the Company’s solutions in the marketplace.
  • Work closely with the sales team to increase sales volume.
  • Other related functions as may be requested by the Employer or your Manager.

Education and Training

  • A minimum of a B.Eng / B.Tech. in Electronics / Electrical / Mechanical / Computer Engineering, Information Technology or any related field.
  • A Master's degree will be added advantage.
  • Possession of ITIL certification.
  • CISSP/ CISM, CompTIA Security, CEH or other equivalent certifications.
  • OEM Technology certifications

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 7-10 years of related experience in IT Security with record of accomplishment in this role.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years managing a Team
  • A minimum of 2 years presales, implementation and post-sales experience.
  • Experience working in mixed Windows/Linux, database and virtualized/physical server environments.

Technical Requirements:

  • Hands on experience in security systems deployment including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, DDOS solutions, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, SIEM, vulnerability-scanning, web gateway, proxy appliances, NAC, and antivirus tools etc.
  • Assess system vulnerabilities by deploying penetration testing.
  • Experience with network security, networking technologies, systems security, and network monitoring tools.
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols.
  • Superior breadth of experience in network administration and information security
  • Excellent proficiency in implementing the following solutions: Checkpoint Security Technologies (VPN, remote access, MTP etc.) FireEye, Symantec solution, CyberArk, Entrust, Safenet etc.
  • Familiar with encryption firewalls authorization methodologies and Web filtering authentication
  • Master existing Company’s sofware and web integration solutions.
  • Schedule and meet with OEM Partners towards bettering relationships and creating new software/cloud OEM partnerships and solutions.
  • Manage implementation of sold customer software/cloud solutions or services.
  • Solution implementation and support of new and existing customer’s environment including virtualized environment, Citrix workspace suite, etc.
  • Liaising with first & second level support
  • Low-level Server and storage design & roll-out.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong relationship management and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across several departments and services as well as external stakeholders.
  • Project Management
  • Strong leadership traits
  • Adaptability to a proactive and flexible approach to work and be comfortable with a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Tenacity, Loyalty, Commitment, Passion, Drive.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: talents@georgehoustonresources.com using "Project Manager" as subject of the mail.

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