IT Officer at Oaken Events Limited

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  • Post Date : January 8, 2024
  • Apply Before : February 3, 2024
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  • Job ID 40899
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  • Gender Male or Famele
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Job Description

Oaken Events Limited is an Event Planning and Management company committed to the planning and management of special and corporate events from start to finish with a touch of finesse and style.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: IT Officer

Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are seeking an experienced and dedicated IT Officer to join the Oaken Events Team and oversee all aspects of the organization’s information technology systems, software, hardware, and networks.
  • The IT Officer will be responsible for managing the company’s IT infrastructure, providing technical support, ensuring data security, troubleshooting issues, and implementing new technology solutions to support business operations.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, excellent problem-solving skills, and a proven track record in managing IT systems within the event management industry.

Responsibilities
IT Infrastructure Management:

  • Oversee and maintain the company’s IT infrastructure, including servers, networks, operating systems, and telecommunications systems.
  • Ensure the smooth operation of all IT systems and promptly troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues that may arise.
  • Monitor system performance, install upgrades, manage backups, and implement disaster recovery plans to minimize downtime.

Technical Support:

  • Provide technical support to staff for hardware, software, and network-related issues.
  • Respond to help desk requests, gather information, diagnose problems, and provide solutions or escalate issues as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of IT procedures, troubleshooting steps, and user guides.

Data Security and Privacy:

  • Ensure the integrity and security of company data by implementing and maintaining appropriate security measures, including firewalls, antivirus software, and access controls.
  • Conduct regular audits and vulnerability assessments to identify and address potential security risks.
  • Develop and enforce data privacy policies in compliance with relevant regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA)

Technology Procurement and Management:

  • Evaluate, recommend, and manage the acquisition, implementation, and maintenance of hardware, software, and IT solutions.
  • Develop and manage vendor relationships, negotiate contracts, and monitor service level agreements (SLAs).
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and trends in the event management industry to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.

IT Training and User Support:

  • Conduct IT training sessions for new and existing employees to enhance their understanding and usage of IT systems and tools.
  • Develop training materials, manuals, and FAQs to facilitate self-help and empower users to resolve basic IT-related issues.
  • Provide ongoing user support to ensure efficient and effective use of IT resources.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT management and support, preferably within the event management industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge of networking, hardware, operating systems, and software applications.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve IT-related issues effectively and efficiently.
  • Experience with data security and privacy protocols, including familiarity with relevant regulations.
  • Proficiency in IT project management methodologies and tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical thinking abilities.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CompTIA A+, CCNA, MCSE) are desirable.

Application Closing Date
3rd February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications to: peter@oakenevents.com with the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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