Head of IT At SIMS Nigeria Limited

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  • Full Time
  • Lagos

SIMS Nigeria Limited – We specialize in the assembly, distribution and sales of consumer electronics from major brands such as – Samsung, Panasonic, Royal, Skyworth, Electrolux, Bosch, Philips and Powermatic.

Our business started out in 1987 and since then we have grown to be a market leader in the home appliances & consumer electronics market in Nigeria. We operate a number of branches that cut across most of Nigeria’s geopolitical zones in major cities such as Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Abuja, Onitsha, Enugu, Uyo and Kano.

Head, IT

Job Objective/Purpose of Job

  • The Head, IT is responsible for planning and executing strategies for the IT department in alignment with the corporate objectives of the organization.

Reporting Relationships:


  • Lead the IT Department in operational and strategic planning and budgeting, including fostering innovation, planning projects and resource allocation.
  • Diagnose and ascertain technology requirements; make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and systems.
  • Develop business cases and undertake cost-benefit analysis to justify or support IT spending and initiatives.
  • Evaluate and propose technological solutions relevant to the business; ensure that technologies deployed and enhancements to infrastructure and business applications align with business goals
  • Provide expert advice on relevant technology tools and best practices.
  • Provide suggestions for enhancing IT value and performance as well as recommend IT improvements and tools for competitive advantage
  • Work with stakeholders to define business and system requirements for technology implementations.
  • Provide periodic and ad-hoc reports to support management decision making.
  • Develop and implement robust IT policies and procedures and ensure organization-wide adherence to established policies and procedures
  • Identify, assess and manage IT risks; ensure security of data, information and systems.
  • Responsible for the development, planning and implementation of the Orion Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Responsible for evaluating and recommending changes to current and future ERP system processes to meet organizational needs and ensure proper business solutions and accurate results are achieved.
  • Responsible for the development of the Orion ERP practice methodologies as well as procedures and reports to identify and resolve data integrity issues.
  • Responsible for developing creative solutions for all IT/ERP related problems.
  • Manage vendors and service providers, and ensure all products and services are delivered according to agreements and specifications.

Key Performance Areas:

  • IT Planning & Advisory.
  • Technology Acquisition & Deployment
  • IT Management & Compliance.

Education/Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or HND in Computer Science or Engineering/related field.
  • Experience leading and managing a group of ERP/Database analysts on Orion implementation projects will be a significant advantage.
  • An MBA/MSC and IT certifications will be an added advantage.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ IT work experience with a minimum of 5 years extensive ERP Experience.

Key Skills & Competencies Requirements

  • Demonstrated broad ICT & business knowledge; database management, business application configuration; IT support knowledge and skills
  • Information Technology Management
  • Strategic Planning & Management
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Project management, organizational and time management skills
  • People and relationship management skills
  • Communications and interpersonal skills.


  • Results oriented.
  • Integrity
  • Proactive
  • Decisive
  • Analytical
  • Creative & Innovative
  • Cultural awareness.

Method of Application

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