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Head IT
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2009
University of Lagos
From 0 to 2002
Ondo State University
From 0 to 1944
Federal University of Technology
No added languages

Experience

Head Operations
Doubletree Engineering
January 2012 - Present Day (5 years 2 months)

o Establishing the vision and strategic plan for business development of clients with a focus on solid profitable growth and to maximize orders, sales, CM, OM and cash.

o Leading a multi-functional organization which includes services, virtualization, cloud project management.

o Develop an excellent working relationship and build trust between regional and global functions, external agencies, and customers.

o Ensuring full compliance with Spirit & Letter - integrity, quality systems and regulatory requirements.

o Attracting and retaining key talent and creating an environment to foster employee engagement, diversity, professional development, and high levels of employee satisfaction.

o Understand and provide advice on project, business and information technology management processes to mitigate risks

o Actively participate in decision making within the engagement and the team. Understanding the broader impact of those decisions. Build and nurture positive working relationships with clients with the intention to exceed their expectations.

o Business Development - Manage and grow appointed client portfolio, identify and build relationships with key decision-makers within clients. Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement products and services

o Champion the development of local talent and commitment for localization of the workforce

Head IT
ICAP (International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs) Columbia University
April 2009 - December 2011 (2 years 9 months)

o Integration and Deployment of Active Directory Server Management for 200+ Intel based DELL/HP workstations and 10 blade servers, both local and remote location. These include windows Vista/XP Professional and Windows 2008 Enterprise Server. Ensuring operating systems are up to date with all security patches and antivirus software auto-configured.

o Create and track Key Quality Indicators and performance measures for maximum network uptime and reliability of links/backbones. Provide Technical Leadership to Support and Strengthen Programs, including designing, developing, integrating and assessing ICT Interventions. Ensuring operating systems are up to date with all security patches and ESET-antivirus software auto-configured for Country Office (Abuja) and Regional Offices (Kaduna, Kafanchan, Gombe, Ogoja, Akwa-Ibom, Makurdi and Kogi)

o Ensure System Effectiveness, Efficiency and value for money. Build Systems and develop capacities to ensure effective operations of the ICAP’s 7 regional offices. Provision of Technical and Users Policy guidance. Support to the Country Director and other Country office departments in line with Programs details.

o Coordinating seamless working environment for all regional offices with the country office to achieve on-line/real-time business target in compliance with ICAP standard. Defining Service and Programmed Management policies, procedures and standards for effective Project support,

o Implementing an International class 24x7 service & IT operations management center with full disaster recovery strategy and ISA Firewall, MS Exchange 2007 Implementation.

o Successful transition from dial-up technology to VSAT technology and implementation of firewall on WAN for Country Office and Regional Offices. Defining Service and Programmed Management policies, procedures and standards for effective Project support, Lead Auditor ISO Certification.

o Shaping IT goals to better meet organizational objectives and reducing hardware and software expenses. IT-Policy Implementation to imbibe due process in ICAP operations.

o Facilitate and manage external contracts/relationships with vendors to ensure best practices design criteria and performance of infrastructure.

o Change Management in ensuring all changes to configuration and hierarchical structure to management specifics.

o Project Management Accelerator as a process-driven tool set that provides an integrated project management framework for initiating, delivering and closing project time frame.

o Quick Books ( ERP) Administration Configuration and Implementation Training for Trainers and Supervisors. Develop a sustainable culture of Excellence in ICT services with IP based networks

IT Manager
Shoreline Power
January 2006 - March 2009 (3 years 3 months)

o Management of 200+ Intel based HP workstations and servers, both local and remote. These include windows 2000/XP Professional and Windows 2003 advance server ensuring operating systems are up to date with all security patches and antivirus software auto-configured using Orchestra.

o Create and track Key Quality Indicators and performance measures for maximum network uptime and reliability of links/backbones.

o Defining Service and Programmed Management policies, procedures and standards for effective Project support, Lead Auditor ISO Certification.

o Implementing an International class 24x7 service & IT operations management center with full disaster recovery strategy and ISA Firewall, MS Exchange Implementation.

o Successful transition from frame relay technology to VSAT technology and implementation of firewall on WAN for major cities in Nigeria.

o Shaping IT goals to better meet organizational objectives and reducing hardware and software expenses.

o Facilitate and manage external contracts/relationships with vendors to ensure best practices design criteria and performance of equipments.

o Change Management in ensuring all changes to configuration and hierarchical structure to management specifics.

o Project Management Accelerator as a process-driven tool set that provides an integrated project management framework for initiating, delivering and closing project time frame.

o Navision Server( ERP) Administration Configuration and Implementation Training for Trainers and Supervisors.

o Develop a sustainable culture of Excellence in ICT

Asst. IT Manager
ABB (ASEA BROWN BOVERI)
August 1997 - December 2005 (8 years 5 months)

o Management of 400+ Intel based IBM workstations and servers, both local and remote. These include windows 2000/XP Professional and Windows 2003 advance server ensuring operating systems are up to date with all security patches and antivirus software auto-configured using Orchestra.

o Create and track Key Quality Indicators and performance measures for maximum network uptime and reliability of links/backbones.

o Defining Service and Programmed Management policies, procedures and standards for effective Project support, Lead Auditor ISO Certification.

o Implementing an International class 24x7 service & IT operations management center with full disaster recovery strategy.

o Successful transition from frame relay technology to VSAT technology and implementation of firewall on WAN for major cities in Nigeria.

o Shaping IT goals to better meet organizational objectives and reducing hardware and software expenses.

o Facilitate and manage external contracts/relationships with vendors to ensure best practices design criteria and performance of equipments.

o Develop a sustainable culture of Excellence in ICT services with IP based networks.

o Follow up on action items daily and weekly and drive them to completion.

o Budgeting, Project Costing, In-House Training and Infrastructure evaluation.

o Lotus Notes Administration with Intranet Server Implementation .