Head Technical Services Job in Nigeria Internet Registration Association

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) is an independent not-for-profit, self regulatory and self governing organization founded on March 23, 2005 as a stakeholder-led organization, charged with the responsibility of managing the “.ng” country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) name space in the public interest of Nigerians and global internet community. The Association seeks energetic and self motivated personnel to fill the following vacant positions:

Head Technical Services Job in Nigeria Internet Registration Association

Reporting to the COO, the Head, Technical Services will be primarily responsible for:

  • Managing all information, communication and technology functions/infrastructure for the association networks and networking equipment, business applications and ancillary software, hardware, databases, web services and other ICT systems in line with
  • NIRA’s commitment to Registrars, Registrants and technical partners
  • Coordinating network design, installation and maintenance
  • Leads and coordinates activities of Technical Services department
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Developing and implementing technical services policies and procedures
  • Providing expertise and support to the organization as regards technology infrastructure, technology repairs and technical support for registrars and registrants
  • Creating and executing procedures that will result ill the continual improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of technical services operations
  • Training and mentoring the technical team
  • Directing, evaluating and overseeing the technical team in terms of performance and responsibilities in achieving results as it relates to technical services
  • Ensuring the association is aligned to global technology standards, particularly ICANN policies and controls

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Bachelor degree’ in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering Management Information Systems or related Held
  • Master’s degree in a related field will be desirable
  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator certification or member of any other relevant ICT professional bodies is all advantage
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience as a database administrator and a system administrator
  • Experience with Unix Operating system is an advantage
  • Experience with PostgreSQL is an added advantage
  • Good communication and negotiation skins
  • Able to work effectively within a team
  • At least 10 years’ experience within the ICT environment

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae to: hiring@lohiconsult.ng and indicate position applied for as subject of the email.


Closing Date: 10/03/2015