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Applications Lead for Nigeria
Job ID IT JOBS#103
Location: Lagos Nigeria
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Established in 2004 as a services consulting company, our client is a technology consulting and e-business integration services provider businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa. They are SAP Gold Partner, and a key provider of SAP consultancy and business support services Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction and Operations, Financial Services, Logistics Services domains both within and outside Nigeria.
The company is looking for an Applications Lead who will be responsible for driving the application development team, to deliver innovative solutions to meet our clients’ unique business needs, helping our clients maximize the value of their technology investments and ultimately enhance their competitive advantage.
Job Responsibilities / Key Result Areas (KRAs)
-    Develop C2G’s offerings by identifying and shaping emerging IT trends and generating breakthrough technologies through applied research, advanced development and various commercialization vehicles
-    Assess client needs and suggest/promote/sell alternative or additional products and services
-    Manage internal and external projects and ensure adherence to methodologies for large scale and high complexity development projects
-    Prepare realistic cost budgets and timing estimates for development projects, including detailed client ready plans, identifying milestones, resources and timelines
-    Conduct project scoping, engaging prospective clients to fully understand their exact technical and service requirements
-    Manage development programs and projects to deliver engagement objectives on time, within budget and to the specified quality that are capable of meeting desired business outcomes
-    Keep the Application Development team the most empowered, motivated and up-skilled employees in the industry
-    Maintain, protect and manage a repository of C2G’s intellectual property
-    Be a multiplier of knowledge by actively mentoring other members within the team

Job Requirements (Qualifications/Certifications/ Experience/Skills etc.)
-    Minimum 8 years experience in software development, at least 5 of which must have been spent leading teams
-    Proven capability to successfully build, grow and mature the development team in all aspects of innovation, development, process, on-time/on-cost and quality
-    Expertise with object oriented programming language e.g. ABAP, Java, C++
-    Initiative and Problem Solving
-    Excellent verbal and written communication

Education: Bachelor’s degree. Software engineering certifications will be an added advantage

Experience: 8+ years of relevant experience

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

itForte is one of the leading Placement Agencies in India specializing in the IT and Telecom sector recruitment with leading International technology companies as its client.