Thursday, 10 September 2015

Vacancies - Pii Nigeria - Graduate Recruitment (Pii Global Services)

Vacancies - Pii Nigeria - Graduate Recruitment (Pii Global Services)

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Pii is an early-stage consulting outfit focused on adding hands on experience to start-up ventures or businesses that are positioning themselves for the next level of significant growth. We are a handholding, entrepreneurial consulting service offered to selected SMEs and new businesses to groom and develop them.



We provide the operational and business support so our clients can focus on the creativity that will enable them leapfrog to the next level of business growth. We ensure our clients have and work with them through the process of deploying the necessary corporate structures, pertinent for their long-term sustainability.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Abuja

Job Description

 ► This role leads the planning, management and/or implementation of projects within functions/Directorates and focuses on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, stakeholders etc, while ensuring the most efficient resources are used.

Roles and Responsibilities

 ► Facilitate the definition and agreement of project missions, goals, tasks, deliverables and resource requirements
 ► Assemble project staff for their technical or functional development, performance, and/or termination during the project or projects
 ► Resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas
 ► Develop methods to monitor project or area progress and provide corrective supervision if necessary
 ► Provide project management leadership in assigned projects
 ► Ensure project plans are developed, approved and complied with
 ► Manage project budget and resource allocation and ensure budget, quality and time constraints are achieved
 ► Provide regular feedback on projects to management and other stakeholders
 ► Facilitate the definition of service levels and customer requirements
 ► Interact regularly with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and to develop plans for improving delivery
 ► Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

 ► Quality graduate level degree.
 ► Project Management Certification (Prince2, PMP etc.)
 ► Good skills in Microsoft office tools.
 ► Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in project teams.



Job Title: Head, Business Process Re-Engineering

Location: Abuja

Job Description

 ► This role ensures that all business unit and division activities within the company are aligned towards the company's goals and that the company's business processes are re-engineered and optimized.

Roles and Responsibilities

 ► Evaluate the existing operating processes and procedures of all business units to determine improvement areas and suggest recommendations that will be discussed with process owners and implemented
 ► Design enhanced workflows, effective document management systems and inter-business unit communication procedures to enhance company-wide productivity
 ► Ensure that duplication of duties and overlap of functions that are spotted among business units are eliminated
 ► Lead company-wide effort towards adoption of productivity enhancement tools and technology
 ► Coordinate external consultants and offer support and guidance in procured services that may impact the modus operandi of business units

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

 ► Minimum of a University degree in a technical or related field with a minimum of 8 years experience in business process engineering
 ► In-depth knowledge of business process best practices
 ► Ability to document and map work flow processes
 ► Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines
 ► Innovative, Out-of-the-box thinker
 ► Good communication and interpersonal skills
 ► Logical and articulate
 ► Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint applications
 ► Consulting experience preferably from one of the big 5 consulting firms



Job Title: Head, ICT Security and Business Continuity Planning

Location: Abuja

Job Description

 ► This role leads the team to ensure that the necessary ICT assets are specified, deployed, maintained and operated to standards that enable a risk-mitigated and secure business environment.

Roles and Responsibilities
Strategically and operationally align designs, specifications, deployments, operations and maintenance of IT assets to high security standards:

 ► Advocate security and secure practices within the organization
 ► Lead in the development of technical solutions that help mitigate security vulnerabilities
 ► Own and execute the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan
 ► Manage and solve strategic and operational security issues
 ► Define and analyse key IT security metrics and trends and report them to stakeholders
 ► Ensure security awareness for all employees
 ► Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT assets
 ► Provide Regular and Consistent Security Briefings For Stakeholders
 ► Conduct Budget Preparation, Tracking and Reporting

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

 ► Minimum of a University degree in Computer Science or related field. Preferred: MSc in Computer Science or related field with over 10 years experience and a minimum of 6 years management experience
 ► CISSP/ CISA and CCIE Security or equivalent certifications with at least 4 years application level vulnerability testing and web application security
 ► Strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing will be a plus
 ► Experience conducting regular disaster recovery tests in a medium to large size organisation
 ► Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing



Job Title: Head, ICT Application Management & User Support

Location: Abuja

Job Description

 ► This role leads the team that provides front line user support for all corporate and production platforms and applications to enable the business to be efficient and high performing.

Roles and Responsibilities
Align applications and platforms to business needs as well as ensure the high availability of applications and IT services to end users:

 ► Ensure high availability of IT production and corporate applications and services.
 ► Provide cost effective solutions to user software application requirements
 ► Provide guidance on ICT Device Usage Policies
 ► Own and execute hardware and software rollout plans
 ► Manage and solve strategic and operational software application and hardware platform issues
 ► Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT services
 ► Lead ICT Training efforts For all staff
 ► Conduct Budget Preparation, Tracking and Reporting

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

 ► Minimum of a University degree in Computer Science or related field. Preferred: MSc in Computer Science or related field with over 10 years experience and a minimum of 5 years management experience
 ► MCSE, MOS, LFCE or equivalent certifications with at least 4 years experience in managing a user support team in a medium to large size organisation
 ► Software development certifications will be a plus
 ► BYOD environment and wireless network tech (LTE/UMTS/GSM, Bluetooth, 802.11x) etc.
 ► Experience of managing VPNs and a variety of secure access solutions for remote and local users
 ► Detailed knowledge on Linux and Windows Kernels and utilities


Job Title: ICT Engineer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

 ► This role carries out designs, specifications, deployments, operations and maintenance of corporate and production platforms and their interconnectivity in order to provide highly available ICT systems for the business.

Roles and Responsibilities
Carry out deployments and day to day operational issue resolution and escalate when required:

 ► Ensure high availability, support and maintenance of IT production and corporate networks and infrastructure
 ► Carry out Network Design and Operations work
 ► Execute infrastructure rollout plans
 ► Solve operational issues affecting infrastructure and networks
 ► Ensure data privacy, data integrity and high availability of ICT services
 ► Work with service providers and monitor associated SLAs

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

 ► Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience
 ► CCIE or equivalent certifications will be a plus with at least 4 years experience working in a network operations and deployment team, in a medium-large business
 ► Practical experience in deployment of fiber optics, copper cable plants.
 ► Experience in data center design, construction, O&M
 ► Operational knowledge of network switches, network protocols (IS-IS, OSPF, BGP), peering and Autonomous systems, virtualization, cloud computing, SDN, load balancing and wireless systems.



Job Title: Procurement Buyer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

 ► This role will focus on efficient procurement of assigned category procurement.

Roles and Responsibilities

 ► Design and manage an effective vendor database and system, carry out continuous monitoring of suppliers as well as investigate and test alternative suppliers to ensure that the company has a competitive supplier base
 ► Source and place orders, for required materials and services to ensure the timely receipt and completion with the most competitive price and quality in order to obtain good value for money
 ► Follow up orders to ensure delivery within agreed timelines
 ► Analyze quotations and bids and negotiate price reductions to ensure that prices offered conform to the company's requirements
 ► Expedite movement of goods in transit from overseas and local suppliers and ensure all items are adequately insured against loss or damage, with proper documentation
 ► Ensure effective price monitoring
 ► Ensure process compliance and efficiency

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

 ► Minimum of a University degree in a technical or related field with a minimum of 10 years experience in specialized procurement activities
 ► Professional certification in procurement, purchasing or supply.
 ► At least 4 cognate years’ experience and proficiency in the use of IT systems
 ► Knowledge of relevant Purchasing rules and regulations
 ► Knowledge of incoterms 2010
 ► Logistics & Analytical Skills



 Job: Executive Technical Assistants/Business Analyst

Location: Abuja

Job Description

 ► This role provides support for the Executive Director supervising the administrative activities and so free up the time of the Executive Director.

Roles and Responsibilities

 ► Providing effective administrative support for the Executive Director’s office
 ► Coordinate visitors, meetings and external engagements
 ► Ensure effective communication between the ED/HOD and other units within the department/division
 ► Implement an efficient information storage and retrieval system
 ► Arrange and coordinate meetings and retreats for the Function/Directorate

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

 ► A good quality Degree from a reputable institution, higher degrees or an MBA will be an added advantage
 ► Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience working with Chief Executives/Executive Directors or managing a business unit or technical responsibilities
 ► High competence in use of ICT facilities
 ► Good communication skill
 ► Consulting experience.
 ► In addition to the qualification requirements listed above, applicants should be self-motivated individuals who genuinely desire to make a positive impact.




How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Application Deadline  24th September, 2015.