ALFRED & VICTORIA ASSOCIATES JOB RECRUITMENT (14 POSITIONS)

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Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
1) Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Lagos
Job Summary
  • We are looking for an experienced senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.
  • Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.
  • A successful senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
  • The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountant and junior accountants.
  • Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.
Responsibilities
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers.
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process.
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process.
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule.
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns.
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles.
  • Liaise with our financial manager and Accounting manager to improve financial procedures.
  • Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant.
    Qualification and Experience
    • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
    • Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred.
    • Experience: 5-10 years’ experience in accounting/finance
    Key Skills and Competencies:
    • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures.
    • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
    • Awareness of business trends.
    • Familiarity with financial accounting statements.
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
    • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and QuickBooks.
    • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.
    Salary
    Very attractive
    Application Closing Date
    Friday 27th December, 2019; (Time – 3:00pm)
    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: recruitments@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.
    2) Job Title: Business Development Executive
    Location: Lagos
    Job Summary
    • The Business Development Executive will be responsible for researching and pursuing new business leads for the growth of the business.
    • The role involves active coordination across teams and demands exceptional inter-personal skills. The executive is expected to work on new business proposals and presentations which are a persuasive representation of our company. Must be energetic, well-spoken, and eager to close sales and increase revenue.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Generate business leads and following up on sales opportunities.
    • Establish customer needs and selling products accordingly.
    • Work to weekly and monthly sales targets and Key Performance Indicators
    • Arrange meetings with clients and carrying out product demonstrations.
    • Follow up swiftly on sales enquiries and sending out information.
    • Work closely with other teams to develop new business.
    • Research the market and identifying potential target customers.
    • Attend industry events in order to generate business leads.
    • Oversee the sales process to attract new clients.
    • Work with senior team members to identify and manage risks.
    • Maintain fruitful relationships with clients and address their needs effectively.
    • Prepare and deliver pitches to potential investors.
    • Foster a collaborative environment within the organization
    Academic/Education Qualifications
    • B.Sc. in Social Sciences or related field from a reputable Institute.
    • Experience: 5-7 year’s work experience
    Key Skills and Competencies:
    • Ability to develop good relationships with current and potential clients.
    • Experience in project management and/or sales.
    • High attention to detail and a focus on fact-based decision making
    • Computer Proficiency.
    • Preferred Candidates must possess strong communication skills and the ability to negotiate effectively.
    • Maintain a good communication and interaction with customers and colleagues.
    • Females only
    Salary
    Very attractive.
    Application Closing Date
    Tuesday, 24th December, 2019; (Time – 3:00pm)
    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send tailored CV to: recruitment@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job title” as subject of the email.
    3) Job Title: Senior Manager – Data Centre

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Data Centre Leadership
    Reports to: Data Centre Technical Manager

    Job Purpose

    • The primary objective of this position is to collaborate with the relevant internal stakeholders in the BU and region to ensure the country achievement of client-led, business value solutions. They will take responsibility for creating business value for our clients through our data centre portfolio and the successful execution of the data centre strategy within their specific country.
    Strategy:
    • This employee will work closely with a variety of internal stakeholders to implement, enable and execute the Data Centre strategy in the country.
    • They will align business unit specific KPI metrics and reporting within their country and regional project management bodies.
    • They provide data centre thought leadership and will continuously research and ensure the implementation of the latest, best practice methods and tools that will align to the achievement of the regional BU strategy.
    • This employee will be directly involved in solution development and go-to-market activities and will ensure functional integration for the business unit within their country.
    Operations and efficiency and financial management:
    • The Senior Manager: DC will ensure process efficiency and manage business operations to ensure the achievement of country goals.
    • They will ensure the development of regionally aligned local policies and procedures and operating plans that will enable the achievement of the overall business unit strategy.
    • This employee will be responsible for the development of the budget for the local business unit and ensure the profitability and financial performance, including the management of partner rebates.
    • This individual will take corrective action to efficient operations consistent with strategic objectives, operational plans and goals and profit and loss.
    • They provide the necessary governance and oversight to ensure that the business unit is achieving client and financial goals by providing regular reviews and reporting on progress against strategic programmes and projects related to the business unit.
    • The Senior Manager: DC will drive country execution to ensure the achievement of business unit goals within the region.
    Business development:
    • He/she will assume the role of “go-to-market” lead for the country data centre business unit and align sales with key opportunities.
    • The Senior Manager: DC will work closely with Marketing and Sales to support regional sales by providing training sessions to sales employees and assisting with the determination of pipeline necessary to achieve regional targets, including the development of short-term incentive programs.
    • This employee designs and ensures the local implementation of deployment pipelines to achieve key strategic business outcomes.
    • They will directly support strategic deals and client engagement practices and mentor local teams accordingly, providing subject matter expertise on RFPs/RFIs.
    • This employee will measure local business unit success and promote thought leadership by developing white papers and capturing and disseminating cases studies with other countries within their region, as well as speaking at events.
    • They will support the regional marketing and demand generation activities through the provision of advice to the country teams.
    • They will drive their territory and ensure that they are equipped with the appropriate skills and ability to sell DC services
    Responsibilities
    • Ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational.
    • Identify problems and errors prior to or when they occur and log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail.
    • Take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Provide telephonic support to clients when required.
    • Effectively manage a team of DC Engineers, their resources, development and overall performance
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • 10 years’ relevant work experience.
    • 8 years’ work experience as a Technical Team Leader within the Technology Industry
    Education:
    • Information Technology Degree.
    • CIE Qualification Experience
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Possess sound knowledge of Company’s IT infrastructure and systems.
    • Possess an understanding of the operations of a Data Centre business.
    • Display specialist and detailed technical expertise.
    • Demonstrate good analytical thinking skills.
    • Possess leadership skills.
    • Demonstrate problem analysis and solution formulation skills.
    • Demonstrate learning and service orientation.
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Display resilience and the ability to cope with pressure.
    • Possess people management ability.
    • Possess the ability to compile reports.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    Wednesday, 18th December 2019. (Time: 3PM)

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job title” as subject of the email.

    4) Job Title: Security Officer

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Facilities /Administration
    Reports To: Security Supervisor

    Job Purpose

    • They take their instructions from the Facilities Team Manager and work closely with the Control Room Operator. The primary goal of the Security Officer is to ensure a safe working environment at the Company by guarding, patrolling, or monitoring the premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules.
    • Security operation:
    • The Security Officer provides a complete monitoring support function with limited or no guidance and ensures the safety and security of employees and clients by fulfilling the following:
    • Monitor and guard – they patrol the premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates. They answer alarms and investigate disturbances and circulate among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property. They operate detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent admission of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
    • Control access – these individuals monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
    • Manage incidents – they respond to incidents alerted by the control room operator and warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary. They call the police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or the presence of unauthorized persons on site.
    • Reports – the Security Officer prepares reports on operational and existing conditions, reporting abnormal and unusual conditions that develop during their daily work schedule.
    • Query management – they answer and respond to and resolve any security related queries or escalate more complex queries to the relevant individual. They deal professionally with all guests and visitors to the buildings.
    Behavioural Skills:
    • The individual has a proactive approach, pays attention to detail, has adequate verbal and written communication skills and has a service-oriented aptitude
    • They demonstrate a positive attitude towards work and can manage assigned job processes
    • They are able to cope well under pressure and are highly organized individuals displaying the required level of discretion and professionalism when dealing with sensitive incidents
    • They have good interpersonal skills and can interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders across all levels in the organization
    • They display the required decision-making ability and discretion when responding to incidents and/or situations that arise
    • They possess knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
    Key Roles &Responsibilities
    • Provide a complete monitoring support function with limited or no guidance.
    • Patrol the premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
    • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
    • Respond to incidents alerted by the control room operator and warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary.
    • Prepare reports on operational and existing conditions, reporting abnormal and unusual conditions that develop during the daily work schedule.
    • Answer and respond to and resolve any security related queries or escalate more complex queries to the relevant individual
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • 1-2 years working experience.
    • At least 1 year working experience in a related environment
    Education:
    • High School Certification
    Key Skills and Competencies:
    • Adequate verbal and written communication skills.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Possess knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
    • Service oriented aptitude.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards work and can manage assigned job processes.
    • Able to cope well under pressure.
    • Good organization ability.
    • Displaying the required level of discretion and professionalism when dealing with sensitive incidents.
    • Display the required decision-making ability and discretion when responding to incidents and/or situations that arise.
    • Display attention to detail.
    Salary
    • Very attractive.
    Application Closing Date
    17th December, 2019; (Time – 3:00 pm)

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
    5) Job Title: Network Engineer (L3) Team Lead

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Networking
    Reports To: Head of Service

    Job Purpose

    • Their primary responsibility is to ensure the provision of a service to clients ensuring that their IT infrastructure and systems remain operational through proactively identifying, investigating and resolving technical incidents and problems and to restore service to clients by managing incidents to resolution. Their objective is to ensure zero missed service level agreement conditions.
    • The Network Engineer (L3) / Team Lead focuses on ensuring all lines of support for complex incidents through the effective management and leadership of a team of Network Engineers.
    Monitor infrastructure:
    • They ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational. In this regard they will perform necessary checks, apply monitoring tools and respond to alerts.
    • Where software is a component of the solution, they will also take responsibility for ensuring that the software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    Identify problems and errors:
    • The Network Engineer (L3) / Team Lead identifies problems and errors prior to or when they occur. He or she will log such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail with all the necessary.
    • They liaise with all stakeholders including client IT environments, vendors, carriers and Organisation colleagues to expedite diagnosis of errors and problems and to identify a resolution.
    Ensure resolution of incidents and requests:
    • They investigate second line support calls assigned to them and identify the root cause of incidents and problems.
    • They ensure the efficient and comprehensive resolution of incidents and requests. This could involve ensuring that repairs are carried out by coordinating product requests and liaising with other team members.
    • They will also report and escalate issues to 3rd party vendors if necessary.
    • They take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Where necessary, they escalate requests and exceptions to the 3rd line support team.
    Ensure continuous feedback:
    • They provide continuous feedback to clients and affected parties and update all systems and/or portals as prescribed by the Company.
    Incident management:
    • When required, they will take responsibility receiving calls and incidents at the services desk.
    • They assist in analyzing, assigning and escalating the support calls.
    • They also provide telephonic support to clients where required. They update incidents with progress and resolution details.
    Shift management:
    • Network Engineers (L3) / Team Leads that work shifts will be required to follow the required handover procedures for shift changes to ensure service continuity.
    • They complete and maintain any shift handover schedules.
    People management:
    • They act as people managers to a team of Network Engineers, taking responsibility for the operational management of the team, creating and executing plans and reporting on team activities in the required forums.
    • They also ensure that employees reporting to them are engaged and understand their career opportunities, by taking responsibility for the training and development of their team members.
    Reports
    • Network Engineers (L3) / Team Leads are also responsible for producing breach and other reports that are necessary for the correct operation of processes.
    • They identify failures and short-comings in the current processes and escalate with recommendations.
    Behavioural Skills:
    • Network Engineers (L3) / Team Leads are required to strictly comply with all processes and procedures as prescribed by the Organisation and the client when relevant.
    • Their ability to communicate well and to capture all pertinent details when required will contribute to their success.
    Key Roles & Responsibilities
    • Ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client is configured, installed, tested and operational.
    • Identify problems and errors prior to or when it occurs and log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail.
    • Take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Provide telephonic support to clients when required.
    • Act as a people manager to a team of Network Engineers, take responsibility for the operational management of the team, create and execute plans and report on team activities in the required forums.
    • Produce breach and other reports that are necessary for the correct operation of processes.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • At least 10 years’ relevant experience.
    • At least 8 years’ experience as a Technical Team Leader within the Technology Industry.
    • Engineering background with CCNA/CCNP
    Education:
    • Information Technology Degree.
    • CCIE Qualification
    Key Skills and Competencies:
    • Demonstrate solution and service knowledge.
    • Possess sound knowledge of communications infrastructure and systems.
    • Demonstrate problem analysis and solution formulation skills.
    • Demonstrate service orientation.
    • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate proactive management.
    • Possess extensive knowledge and experience in Network
    • Management including configuration and implementation.
    • Possess strong general knowledge of networking, IT systems, security, servers and firewalls.
    • Possess leadership skills
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and to think innovatively.
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Possess good planning and time management ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to cope under pressure.
    • Passionate about enterprise-level IT solutions with a limitless willingness to learn.
    • Demonstrate attention to detail
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    Tuesday, 17th December, 2019; (Time: 3pm)

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job title” as subject of the email.

    6) Job Title: Network Engineer (Level 2)

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Networking
    Reports To: Head of Service

    Job Purpose/Description

    • They are proactive in identifying, investigating and resolving technical incidents and problems and restoring service to clients by managing incidents to resolution.
    • Their primary objective is to ensure zero missed service level agreement conditions.
    • The Network Engineer (L2) focuses on second line support for medium complexity incidents and maintains the Networking environmental and monitoring equipment.
    Monitor infrastructure:
    • They ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational.
    • In this regard they will perform necessary checks, apply monitoring tools and respond to alerts.
    • Where software is a component of the solution, they will also take responsibility for ensuring that the software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    Identify problems and errors:
    • The Network Engineer (L2) identifies problems and errors prior to or when they occur. He or she will log such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail with all the necessary.
    • They liaise with all stakeholders including client IT environments, vendors, carriers and Organisation colleagues to expedite diagnosis of errors and problems and to identify a resolution.
    Ensure resolution of incidents and requests:
    • They investigate second line support calls assigned to them and identify the root cause of incidents and requests.
    • This could involve ensuring that repairs are carried out by coordinating product requests and liaising with other team members. They will also report and escalate issues to 3rd party vendors if necessary.
    • They take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Where necessary, they escalate requests and exceptions to the 3rd line support team.
    • They provide continuous feedback to clients and affected parties and update all systems and/or portals as prescribed by Company’s procedures.
    Incident management:
    • When required they will take responsibility receiving calls and incidents at the services desk. They assist in analyzing, assigning and escalating the support calls.
    • They also provide telephonic support to clients where required.
    • They update incidents with progress and resolution details.
    Shift management:
    • Network Engineers (L2) that work shifts will be required to follow the required handover procedures for shift changes to ensure service continuity.
    • They complete and maintain any shift handover schedules.
    Reports:
    • Network Engineers (L2) are also responsible for producing breach and other reports that are necessary for the correct operation of processes.
    • They identify failures and shortcomings in the current processes and escalate with recommendations.
    Key Roles & Responsibilities
    • Ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational and that software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    • Provide Networking support to clients which includes provisioning, asset management, monitoring, implementation, troubleshooting and support Networking operations and related infrastructure.
    • Identify problems and errors prior to or when they occur and log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail.
    • Take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Perform level 2 server and network troubleshooting, server rack mounting and cable patching / management.
    • Provide telephonic support to clients when required and update the relevant systems as per Company’s procedures.
    • Perform the necessary hand over procedures in cases where shift work is required.
    • Produce breach and other reports to identify failures and short-comings.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • 4 – 6 year’s work experience.
    • At least 4 years’ experience in implementing, administering and troubleshooting network infrastructure devices, including: routers, switches, wireless access points, controllers, WAN optimizers and monitoring applications.
    Education:
    • Secondary School Qualification.
    • Diploma or Degree in Computer Science.
    • CCNA/A+/N+; MCSE or relevant qualification preferred.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Demonstrate solution and service knowledge.
    • Possess sound knowledge of communications infrastructure and systems.
    • Demonstrate problem analysis and solution formulation skills.
    • Demonstrate learning and service orientation.
    • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate proactive management.
    • Extensive knowledge and experience in Network Management including configuration and implementation.
    • Strong general knowledge of networking, IT systems, security, servers and firewalls.
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and to think innovatively.
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Possess good planning and time management ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to cope under pressure.
    • Passionate about enterprise-level IT solutions with a limitless willingness to learn.
    Behavioural skills:
    • Network Engineers (L2) are required to strictly comply with all processes and procedures as prescribed by the Company and the client when relevant.
    • Their ability to communicate well and to capture all pertinent details when required will contribute to their success.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    7) Job Title: Network Engineer (L1)

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Networking
    Reports To: Head of Service

    Job Purpose/Description

    • They provide a service to clients to ensure that their IT infrastructure and systems remain operational through proactively identifying, investigating and resolving technical incidents and problems and to restore services to clients by managing incidents to resolution.
    • Their primary objective is to ensure zero missed service level agreement conditions.
    • The Network Engineer (L1) focuses on first line support for standard and low complexity incidents and maintains the Networking environmental and monitoring equipment.
    Monitor infrastructure:
    • They ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational. In this regard they will perform necessary checks, apply monitoring tools and respond to alerts.
    • Where software is a component of the solution, they will also take responsibility for ensuring that the software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    Identify problems and errors:
    • The Network Engineer (L1) identifies problems and errors prior to or when they occur. He or she will log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail with all the necessary.
    • They liaise with all stakeholders including client IT environments, vendors, carriers and Organisation colleagues to expedite diagnosis of errors and problems and to identify a resolution.
    Ensure resolution of incidents and requests:
    • They investigate first line support calls assigned to them and identify root cause of incidents and problems.
    • They ensure that efficient and comprehensive resolution of incidents and requests. This could involve ensuring that repairs are carried out by coordinating product request and liaising with other team members.
    • They will also report and escalate issues to 3rd party vendors if necessary. They take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution with the service level conditions.
    • Where necessary, they escalate requests and exceptions to the 2nd line support team.
    • They provide continuous feedback to clients and affected parties and update all systems and/or portals as prescribed by the Company.
    Incident management:
    • When required they will take responsibility receiving calls and incidents at the services desk. They assist in analyzing and escalating the support calls.
    • They also provide telephonic support to clients where required. They update incidents with progress and resolution details.
    Shift management:
    • Network Engineers (L1) that work shifts will be required to follow the required handover procedures for shift changes to ensure service continuity.
    • They complete and maintain any shift handover schedules.
    Reports:
    • Network Engineers (L1) are also responsible for producing breach and other reports that are necessary for the correct operation of processes.
    • They identify failures and shortcomings in the current processes and escalate with recommendations.
    Key Roles &Responsibilities
    • Monitor infrastructure remotely.
    • Ensure that the assigned infrastructure at the client is configured, installed, tested and operational.
    • Investigate first line support calls assigned and identify the root cause of incidents and problems.
    • Ensure the efficient and comprehensive resolution of incidents and requests.
    • Report and escalate issues to 3rd party vendors if necessary.
    • Provide telephonic support to clients when required and update the relevant systems as per Company’s procedures.
    • Perform the necessary hand over procedures in cases where shift work is required.
    • Produce breach and other reports to identify failures and short-comings.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • 2 – 4 years’ work experience.
    • At least 2 years of ‘hands-on’ IT experience supporting and resolving diverse desktop software and hardware issues.
    • At least 2 years’ experience supporting Windows based operating systems.
    • VPN troubleshooting experience.
    Education:
    • Secondary School Qualification.
    • Diploma or Degree in Computer Science.
    • CCNA/A+/N+; MCSE or relevant qualification preferred.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Demonstrate solution and service knowledge.
    • Always strive to meet and exceed SLAs.
    • Demonstrate learning and service orientation.
    • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate proactive management
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and to think innovatively.
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Possess good planning and time management ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to cope under pressure.
    Behavioural skills:
    • Network Engineers (L1) are required to strictly comply with all processes and procedures as prescribed by Dimension Data and the client when relevant.
    • They display a strong client service orientation and strive to meet and exceed SLAs at all times.
    • Their ability to communicate well and to capture all pertinent details when required will contribute to their success.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    8) Job Title: DC Engineer (Level 1)

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Data Centre Technical

    Job Purpose/Description

    • The DC Engineer (L1) provide a service to clients to ensure that their IT infrastructure and systems remain operational through proactively identifying, investigating and resolving technical incidents and problems and to restore service to clients by managing incidents to resolution.
    • Their primary objective is to ensure zero missed service level agreement conditions.
    • The DC Engineer (L1) focuses on first line support for standard and low complexity incidents and maintains the data centre environmental and monitoring equipment.
    Monitor infrastructure:
    • They ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational.
    • In this regard they will perform necessary checks, apply monitoring tools and respond to alerts.
    • Where software is a component of the solution, they will also take responsibility for ensuring that the software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    Identify problems and errors:
    • The DC Engineer (L1) identifies problems and errors prior to or when they occur. He or she will log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail with all the necessary.
    • They liaise with all stakeholders including client IT environments, vendors, carriers and Organisation colleagues to expedite diagnosis of errors and problems and to identify a resolution.
    Ensure resolution of incidents and requests:
    • They investigate first line support calls assigned to them and identify the root cause of incidents and problems.
    • They ensure the efficient and comprehensive resolution of incidents and requests.
    • This could involve ensuring that repairs are carried out by coordinating product requests and liaising with other team members.
    • They will also report and escalate issues to 3rd party vendors if necessary.
    • They take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Where necessary, they escalate requests and exceptions to the 2nd line support team.
    • They provide continuous feedback to clients and affected parties and update all systems and/or portals as prescribed by Company’s procedures.
    Incident management:
    • When required they will take responsibility receiving calls and incidents at the services desk.
    • They assist in analyzing, assigning and escalating the support calls.
    • They also provide telephonic support to clients where required.
    • They update incidents with progress and resolution details.
    Shift management:
    • DC Engineers (L1) that work shifts will be required to follow the required handover procedures for shift changes to ensure service continuity.
    • They complete and maintain any shift hand hover schedules.
    Reports:
    • The DC Engineer (L1) is also responsible for producing breach and other reports that are necessary for the correct operation of processes.
    • They identify failures and short-comings in the current processes and escalate with recommendations.
    Key Roles & Responsibilities
    • Ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational and that software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    • Provide data centre support to clients which includes provisioning, asset management, monitoring, implementation, troubleshooting and support for data centre operations and related infrastructure.
    • Identify problems and errors prior to or when they occur and log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail.
    • Take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Perform level 1 server and network troubleshooting, server rack mounting and cable patching / management.
    • Provide telephonic support to clients when required and update the relevant systems as per Organisation procedures.
    • Perform the necessary hand over procedures in cases where shift work is required.
    • Produce breach and other reports to identify failures and short-comings.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • At least 2 – 4 years’ work experience.
    • At least 2 years’ specific work experience in a relevant field.
    • Previous data centre, helpdesk, monitoring and level one server/network support would be advantageous.
    Education:
    • Secondary School Qualification.
    • CCNA/A+/N+; MCSE or relevant qualification preferred.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Demonstrate solution and service knowledge.
    • Possess sound knowledge of communications infrastructure and systems.
    • Demonstrate problem analysis and solution formulation skills.
    • Demonstrate learning and service orientation.
    • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate proactive management.
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and to think innovatively.
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Possess good planning and time management ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to cope under pressure.
    Behavioural skills:
    • DC Engineers (L1) that are required to strictly comply with all processes and procedures as prescribed by Organisation and the client when relevant.
    • Their ability to communicate well and to capture all pertinent details when required will contribute to their success.
    • They are able to multi-task and demonstrate good client service orientation.
    • These individuals have good problem-solving skills in datacentre related operations.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    9) Job Title: Call Centre Team Leader

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Call Centre Operations

    Job Purpose/Description

    • The Call Centres Team Leader operate under the direction and guidance of the Call Centres Manager.
    • The primary responsibility of the Call Centres Team Leader is to ensure the delivery of excellent customer service by operationally managing a team of Call Centres Agents in the performance of their day to day activities.
    People Management:
    • The Call Centres Team Leader coaches the team in order to ensure quality of delivery meets the appropriate standard.
    • They measure and manage the team to ensure out-offline situations are immediately addressed.
    • They communicate information in a timely, accurate and understood manner to all team members.
    • They ensure that all Human Resources policies and procedures are implemented and complied with by the team.
    Communication and Feedback:
    • These individuals conduct team briefing sessions as scheduled by the workforce management team and in line with the weekly focus agenda set by the Operations Managers.
    • They ensure regular feedback is given to Agents with regards to action plans that have been agreed to be implemented by the Operations Leadership team and ensure that all relevant business communications are communicated to the team as and when required.
    Reporting and Administration:
    • These individuals administer weekly time of the Agents, signing off on timesheets on a weekly basis and tracking and accurately updating the operational performance files of each Agent in their team.
    • They compile and distribute the relevant business reports to the required stakeholders, reporting on the team’s activities in the relevant forums.
    Customer Satisfaction:
    • Call Centres Team Leaders respond to and resolve more complex customer queries and deal with extremely volatile situations as and when required, ensuring that these are satisfactorily resolved.
    • They drive the focus on improving the customer experience on every interaction through call listening, quality checking, coaching and feedback.
    • They work to resolve all customer queries that are escalated or are identified as detracting from a positive customer experience and drive team performance on systems and all metrics in accordance with contractual obligations.
    Key Roles & Responsibilities
    • Effectively manage and coach a team of Call Centres Agents to ensure optimal performance and that “out of line” situations are addressed immediately.
    • Conduct team briefing sessions as scheduled by the Workforce management team and ensure that all relevant communication is shared regularly.
    • Administer the timekeeping of Agents and update the operational performance files of each Agent.
    • Resolve more complex customer queries ensuring resolution and drive team performance on systems and all metrics as contracted.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • At least 5 – 8 years’ work experience.
    • At least 5 years’ call centre experience.
    Education:
    • Diploma
    • Call Centre Management Qualification preferred.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Demonstrate detailed job knowledge and expertise.
    • Possess sound knowledge of the products and services offered by the organization.
    • Possess solution and service knowledge.
    • Demonstrate problem analysis and solution formulation skills demonstrate learning and service orientation.
    • Display attention to detail.
    • Possess a professional telephone manner.
    • Possess people management skills
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
    Behavioural skills:
    • Call Centres Team Leaders are passionate about customer service.
    • They demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and the professional problem-solving ability.
    • They demonstrate the required interpersonal skills to effectively deal with internal and external stakeholders at a variety of levels in the organization. They are able to coach, mentor and successfully manage and lead a team of individuals to meet organizational and team goals.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    10) Job Title: Cleaner Supervisor

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Facilities

    Job Purpose/Description

    • The primary responsibility of the Cleaner Supervisor is to ensure effective delivery of cleaning services across the various operations and the day to day management of a team of cleaners, in a manner that is in line with excellent service delivery.
    Provide cleaning services:
    • In conjunction with the Environmental Specialist, the Cleaner Supervisor ensures the fair distribution of duties, which may include redeploying cleaning staff where necessary.
    • They ensure cleaning staff are familiar with the correct use of all cleaning equipment and materials.
    • These individuals promote Health and Safety within the team and raise awareness amongst all staff of appropriate Health and Safety regulations.
    • They monitor, check and order stock including chemicals and cleaning equipment.
    Provide regular communication and feedback:
    • The Cleaner Supervisor conducts regular meetings with cleaning staff in line with the agenda set by the Environmental Specialist.
    • They ensure regular feedback is given to cleaning staff with regards to rosters, action plans that have been set.
    • These individuals ensure all relevant business communications is shared with the cleaning staff as and when required.
    • They adhere to the organization and department standard processes and procedures to provide a high level, speedy resolution of issues.
    Provide Reports:
    • Cleaner Supervisors sign off cleaning staff timesheets on a weekly basis when required.
    • They ensure the department is operated within the Legal Framework by immediately reporting and documenting to management any observed or known safety hazards, conditions or unsafe practices and procedures.
    People management:
    • The Cleaner Supervisor manages the performance of employees reporting to them and provides them with the required coaching and training to be effective in their job and ensure quality of delivery meets the appropriate standards.
    • They measure and manage the team to ensure out-of-line situations are immediately addressed.
    • The Cleaner Supervisor monitors and completes accurate registration of attendances and the rescheduling of cleaning staff to cover absences.
    • They ensure that all Human Resources policies and procedures are observed.
    Key Roles & Responsibilities
    • Ensure the fair distribution of duties to cleaning staff and redeploy staff where required.
    • Ensure adequate stock levels and the correct use of all cleaning equipment and materials.
    • Provide regular feedback and communication to staff.
    • Report and document any observed or known safety hazards, conditions or unsafe practices and procedures.
    • Provide coaching and training to staff to ensure quality of delivery meets the appropriate standards.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • 2 – 3 years’ working experience.
    • At least 2 years’ working in the cleaning industry.
    Education:
    • High School Certification.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Demonstrate good knowledge of Health, Safety and Security requirements.
    • Demonstrate good knowledge of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH).
    • Display a good understanding of the various types of equipment and chemicals.
    • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrate good attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate resilience.
    • Demonstrate technical expertise.
    • Possess a customer service aptitude.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude.
    • Demonstrate good planning and organization ability.
    Behavioural skills:
    • The Cleaner Supervisor has a proactive approach, pays attention to detail and has good verbal and written communication skills.
    • They demonstrate technical expertise and a customer service aptitude.
    • These individuals demonstrate a positive attitude towards work and can manage assigned job processes.
    • They are well organized individuals displaying a good understanding of the Health, Safety and Security requirements.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    11) Job Title: Senior Manager

    Location: Lagos
    Department: ITaas Implementation Engineer

    Job Purpose/Description

    • The primary objective of the Senior Manager is to ensure the achievement of client-led, business value solutions.
    • They will support initiatives to create business value for clients and the successful execution of the strategy driving sales, go-to-market and client engagement and optimise operational execution.
    Manage business operations and improve efficiency:
    • The Senior Manager will manage business operations to ensure the achievement of goals.
    • They will ensure compliance to policies and procedures and execute operating plans that will enable the achievement of the overall service unit strategy.
    • This employee will be responsible for management of the budget for the service unit and ensure the profitability and financial performance.
    • The Senior Manager will take corrective action to ensure efficient operations consistent with strategic objectives, operational plans and goals and profit and loss.
    • They provide the necessary governance and oversight to ensure that the service unit is achieving client and financial goals by providing regular reviews and reporting on progress against strategic programmes and projects related to the service unit.
    Execute business development initiatives:
    • The Senior Manager will support the delivery of value propositions and messaging for assigned offerings and services related to the service unit.
    • He/she will ensure the execution of market positioning programmes and activities for the service unit and will support strategic deals and client engagement practices.
    Execute Go-to-market initiatives:
    • The Senior Manager will ensure the execution of go-to-market strategies and tactical plans for the service unit.
    • The individual will deliver on the go-to-market programme goals and benchmarks, ensuring that these are tracked and monitored.
    • He/she will ensure the achievement of the objectives of go-to-market scorecard and/or dashboard and associated metrics and manage the go-to-market budget for the service unit.
    • The Senior Manager will need to mobilize specialized sales for the service unit with the ability to overlay sales teams in country account teams.
    Manage product/portfolio lifecycle:
    • The Senior Manager will oversee the service unit’s product/portfolio life cycle and execute the strategic planning and tactical activities required for product growth and management.
    • This individual works closely with a variety of stakeholders to ensure that the business growth opportunities are realised.
    • He/she will specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by client engagement sessions.
    • This individual will work with all departments to ensure the execution of go-to-market plans.
    • He/she will manage the partnership and alliance strategy for the relevant product or product portfolio, analysing requirements for the particular product or product portfolio.
    Manage stakeholder relationships:
    • Senior Manager will work with the relevant stakeholders to establish and manage the most appropriate structure to align to the service unit’s and market requirements.
    • The individual will provide the necessary governance and oversight to ensure that company is achieving client and financial management goals by providing regular reviews and reporting on progress against strategic programmes and projects.
    • He/she will engage with key clients to understand their business and provide innovative solutions to address client pain points through the services provided.
    Financial management:
    • Senior Manage will implement and manage the service unit’s annual budget.
    • The individual will manage profit and loss of the service unit and ensure that the required funding to support strategic transformational projects has been considered.
    • He/she makes decisions that could impact the service unit and organization’s profitability.
    People management:
    • Senior Manager ensure that employees reporting into them are engaged and understand their career opportunities, by taking responsibility for the development and training of their direct reports.
    • He/she ensures that the team is rewarded and remunerated according to their performance.
    • They are responsible for the co-ordination of the activities of the service unit, setting and measuring performance targets.
    • They lead their team by example, and continuously drive for client satisfaction and ensuring that company protocol is followed and adhered to.
    Responsibilities
    • Ensure operational efficiency by providing sound governance and oversight related to policies, procedures and achievement of strategic goals and objectives.
    • Contribute to business development by executing market positioning programmes and activities for the ITaaS service unit and supporting strategic deals and client engagement practices.
    • Execute go-to-market strategies and tactical plans for the ITaaS service unit ensuring go-to-market scorecard objectives and budgetary targets are met.
    • Execute the strategic planning and tactical activities required for product growth and manage the partnership and alliance strategy for the relevant product or product portfolio.
    • Effectively manage stakeholder relationships to deliver innovative solutions to fulfil client requirements and to achieve financial management goals.
    • Implement and manage the ITaaS service unit’s annual budget and ensure that the required funding to support strategic transformational projects is available.
    • Effectively manage a team, their resources, development and overall performance.
    Requirements
    Education:
    • Degree.
    • Relevant Qualification preferred.
    Experience:
    • At least 5 – 8 years’ experience in IT Infrastructure systems integration or IT outsourcing business, with a territory management capacity and related experience focused on ITaaS solutions including technology sales.
    • At least 3 years’ experience driving services in the ITaaS environment.
    • Demonstrated experience in managing partners, Experience in services-led selling, (spanning consulting, managed services, IT outsourcing and Organisation) and C-suite engagement.
    • Demonstrated success of business development, pipeline management, and success in influencing additional pull through business.
    • Demonstrate practical experience with thought leadership and client engagement on ITaaS and hybrid cloud.
    • Knowledge of Organisation technologies, application rationalization, disaster recovery, workload migration, and development of private company infrastructure solutions.
    • Experience in managing business operations including areas of strategy, marketing, business development, sales management, and financial management.
    • Ability to quickly learn Company’s strategy, core competencies, organization, sales and delivery process, and applicable methodologies.
    • Experience in managing a team of Sales Specialists, with both direct and dotted line reports.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Possess knowledge of market trends, the competitive landscape and development in the technology industry.
    • Possess a strong understanding of international / multinational challenges.
    • Demonstrate solid knowledge of the global ITaaS industry.
    • Display exceptional, proven creativity in positioning Company’s services.
    • Demonstrate good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
    • Demonstrate problem analysis and solution formulation skills.
    • Demonstrate innovative and creative thinking.
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Display resilience and the ability to cope with pressure.
    • Possess the ability collaborate and work with key senior internal and external stakeholders.
    • Display good leadership and influencing skills with the ability to add value quickly.
    • The individual should be an inspiring leader of people and possess a natural ability to mentor and coach more junior employees.
    Behavioural Skills:
    • Senior Manager: ITaaS demonstrates good knowledge of the ITaaS industry, market trends, the competitive landscape and development in the technology industry.
    • The individual demonstrates influencing skills with the ability to add value quickly.
    • He/she presents as purposeful, articulate and very confident with a good understanding of international / multinational challenges.
    • He/she displays maturity in the work environment and is energetic and visibly passionate.
    • He/she is a resilient self-starter, not afraid of creating internal controversy through alternative thinking and execution.
    • The Senior Manager: ITaaS is an inspiring leader of people and natural mentor and coach to more junior employees.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    12) Job Title: ITaaS Implementation Engineer (L3)

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Data Centre Technical

    Job Purpose/Description

    • The primary responsibility of the ITaaS Implementation Engineer (L3) is to provide technical support to Company’s clients. This includes remotely supporting clients within Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to install and configure software and hardware, resolve incidents, perform root cause analysis and adhere to any related processes such as change management.
    • The ITaaS Implementation Engineer (L3) is involved in more complex environments for installation, configuration and fault management. Certification, both in vendor, technology and product is elevated to a specialized level and activities continue to progress towards an expert level.
    Ensure client satisfaction:
    • ITaaS Implementation Engineers (L3) work closely with clients, displaying good client engagement skills and engaging at a high level of professionalism.
    • They are required to interact with clients on site to meet complex requirements of a solution. Problems and issues that cannot be resolved are escalated to the relevant third parties.
    Compile and maintain project administration:
    • The individual demonstrates project management and administration ability.
    • They write reports and proposals and project documentation.
    • ITaaS Implementation Engineers (L3) assist with the documentation of standard operating procedures relating to installations and fixes.
    Act as a mentor:
    • The ITaaS Implementation Engineer (L3) displays leadership and team management ability and delegates lower complexity tasks to engineers and technicians.
    • They assume responsibility for the coordination of the activities of the engineers, in line with performance targets.
    • They lead by example and monitor the quality of engineer’s and technician’s work when required.
    • Mentorship of engineers and technicians is expected on this role.
    Execute installations:
    • ITaaS Implementation Engineers (L3) have good project skills which are demonstrated in the execution of installations and other assignments.
    • Project certification and the understanding and adoption of Dimension Data’s Primer methodology is encouraged. Provide telephonic, remote and on-site support to clients.
    • The individual demonstrates good administration ability in the form of proposal and report writing, and general project documentation development.
    • The individual may be required to serve periodically on the customer service desk, providing third line telephonic, remote and on-site support and problem management.
    Act on specialist knowledge:
    • The ITaaS Implementation Engineer (L3) is expected to take ownership of relevant technologies according to domain or specialization.
    Key Roles & Responsibilities
    • Work closely with clients, displaying good client engagement skills and engaging at a high level of professionalism.
    • Demonstrate project management and administration ability.
    • Display leadership and team management ability and delegate lower complexity tasks to engineers and technicians.
    • Demonstrate good administration abilities such as writing proposals and reports and must be able handle general project documentation with ease.
    • Have good project skills which are demonstrated in the execution of installations and other assignments.
    • Demonstrate good administration ability in the form of proposal and report writing, and general project documentation development.
    • Take ownership of relevant technologies according to domain or specialization.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • 5 – 10 years’ working experience.
    • At least 5 years’ working experience in a related environment.
    Education:
    • General Qualification in Engineering / Computer Science
    • Valid CCNP Certification.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Display a good understanding of business principles.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Good listening skills
    • Ability to handle stressful situations and resolve issues quickly and completely.
    • Demonstrated ability to teach and instruct co-workers.
    • Display a proactive approach to solving problems.
    Behavioural skills:
    • As corporate citizens they are good team players and exhibit the required level of management skills required from junior level managers.
    • He or she practices two-way communication and listens to understands other’s point of view. The individual displays a good understanding of business principles.
    • At this level, individuals are included in higher complexity design work, with input to the design expected.
    • These individuals are client focused and display a proactive approach to solving problems.
    • They work well under pressure and demonstrate the ability to work within a support team, contributing to their success.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    13) Job Title: DC Engineer (Level 3)/Team Lead

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Data Centre Technical

    Job Purpose/Description

    • Their primary responsibility is to ensure the provision of a service to clients ensuring that their IT infrastructure and systems remain operational through proactively identifying, investigating and resolving technical incidents and problems and to restore service to clients by managing incidents to resolution.
    • Their objective is to ensure zero missed service level agreement conditions.
    • The DC Engineer L3/Team Lead focuses on ensuring all lines of support for complex incidents and in some instances will be required to lead a team of DC Engineers.
    Monitor infrastructure:
    • They ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational.
    • In this regard they will perform necessary checks, apply monitoring tools and respond to alerts.
    • Where software is a component of the solution, they will also take responsibility for ensuring that the software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    Identify problems and errors:
    • The DC Engineer L3/Team Lead identifies problems and errors prior to or when they occur.
    • He or she will log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail with all the necessary stakeholders.
    • They liaise with all stakeholders including client IT environments, vendors, carriers Organisation colleagues to expedite diagnosis of errors and problems and to identify a resolution.
    Ensure resolution of incidents and requests:
    • They investigate all line support calls and identify the root cause of incidents and problems to ensure proactive future management.
    • They ensure the efficient and comprehensive resolution of incidents and requests.
    • This could involve ensuring that repairs are carried out by coordinating product requests and liaising with other team members.
    • They will also report and escalate issues to 3rd party vendors if necessary.
    • They take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Where necessary, they escalate requests and exceptions to the 3rd line support team.
    Ensure continuous feedback:
    • They provide continuous feedback to clients and affected parties and update all systems and/or portals as prescribed by Company’s procedures.
    Incident management:
    • When required they will take responsibility for receiving calls and incidents at the services desk.
    • They assist in analyzing, assigning and escalating the support calls.
    • They also provide telephonic support to clients where required.
    • They update incidents with progress and resolution details.
    Shift management:
    • The DC Engineer L3/Team Lead that work shifts will be required to follow the required handover procedures for shift changes to ensure service continuity.
    • They complete and maintain any shift hand hover schedules.
    Key Roles & Responsibilities
    • Ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational.
    • Identify problems and errors prior to or when they occur and log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail.
    • Take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Provide telephonic support to clients when required.
    • Effectively manage a team of DC Engineers, their resources, development and overall performance.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • 10 years’ relevant work experience.
    • 8 years’ work experience as a Technical Team Leader within the Technology Industry.
    Education:
    • Information Technology Degree.
    • CCIE Qualification Experience.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Possess sound knowledge of Organisation IT infrastructure and systems.
    • Possess an understanding of the operations of a Data Centre business.
    • Display specialist and detailed technical expertise.
    • Demonstrate good analytical thinking skills.
    • Possess leadership skills.
    • Demonstrate problem analysis and solution formulation skills.
    • Demonstrate learning and service orientation
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Display resilience and the ability to cope with pressure.
    • Possess people management ability.
    • Possess the ability to compile reports.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
    Behavioural skills:
    • DC Engineer L3/Team Lead are required to strictly comply and ensure compliance with all processes and procedures as prescribed by the Organisation and the client when relevant.
    • They are also responsible for producing breach and other reports that are necessary for the correct operation of processes.
    • They identify failures and short-comings in the current processes and escalate with recommendations.
    • Their ability to communicate well and to capture all pertinent details when required will contribute to their success.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    14) Job Title: DC Engineer Level 2

    Location: Lagos
    Department: Data Centre Technical

    Job Purpose/Description

    • DC Engineer (L2) is proactive in identifying, investigating and resolving technical incidents and problems and restoring service to clients by managing incidents to resolution.
    • Their primary objective is to ensure zero missed service level agreement conditions.
    • The DC Engineer (L2) focuses on second line support for medium complexity incidents and maintains the data centre environmental and monitoring equipment.
    Monitor infrastructure:
    • They ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational. In this regard they will perform necessary checks, apply monitoring tools and respond to alerts.
    • Where software is a component of the solution, they will also take responsibility for ensuring that the software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    Identify problems and errors:
    • The DC Engineer (L2) identifies problems and errors prior to or when they occur.
    • He or she will log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail with all the necessary.
    • They liaise with all stakeholders including client IT environments, vendors, carriers and Organisation colleagues to expedite diagnosis of errors and problems and to identify a resolution.
    Ensure resolution of incidents and requests:
    • They investigate second line support calls assigned to them and identify the root cause of incidents and problems.
    • They ensure the efficient and comprehensive resolution of incidents and requests.
    • This could involve ensuring that repairs are carried out by coordinating product requests and liaising with other team members.
    • They will also report and escalate issues to 3rd party vendors if necessary.
    • They take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions. Where necessary, they escalate requests and exceptions to the 2nd line support team.
    • They provide continuous feedback to clients and affected parties and update all systems and/or portals as prescribed by Company’s procedures.
    Incident management:
    • When required they will take responsibility receiving calls and incidents at the services desk.
    • They assist in analyzing, assigning and escalating the support calls.
    • They also provide telephonic support to clients where required.
    • They update incidents with progress and resolution details.
    Shift management:
    • DC Engineers (L2) that work shifts will be required to follow the required handover procedures for shift changes to ensure service continuity.
    • They complete and maintain any shift hand hover schedules.
    Reports:
    • The DC Engineer (L2) is also responsible for producing breach and other reports that are necessary for the correct operation of processes.
    • They identify failures and short-comings in the current processes and escalate with recommendations.
    Key Roles & Responsibilities
    • Ensure that assigned infrastructure at the client site is configured, installed, tested and operational and that software is installed and configured according to client requirements.
    • Provide data centre support to clients which includes provisioning, asset management, monitoring, implementation, troubleshooting and support for data centre operations and related infrastructure.
    • Identify problems and errors prior to or when they occur and log all such incidents in a timely manner with the required level of detail.
    • Take full ownership for managing the incident to resolution within the service level conditions.
    • Perform level 2 server and network troubleshooting, server rack mounting and cable patching / management.
    • Provide telephonic support to clients when required and update the relevant systems as per Organisation procedures.
    • Perform the necessary hand over procedures in cases where shift work is required.
    • Produce breach and other reports to identify failures and short-comings.
    Requirements
    Experience:
    • At least 4-6 years’ work experience.
    • At least 4 years’ specific work experience in a relevant field.
    • Previous datacentre, helpdesk, monitoring and level one server/network support required.
    Education:
    • Secondary School Qualification.
    • CCNA/A+/N+; MCSE or relevant qualification preferred.
    Key skills and competencies:
    • Demonstrate solution and service knowledge.
    • Possess sound knowledge of communications infrastructure and systems.
    • Demonstrate problem analysis and solution formulation skills.
    • Demonstrate learning and service orientation.
    • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
    • Demonstrate proactive management.
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and to think innovatively.
    • Display good verbal and written communication ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Possess good planning and time management ability.
    • Demonstrate the ability to cope under pressure.
    Behavioural Skills:
    • DC Engineers (L2) that are required to strictly comply with all processes and procedures as prescribed by Organisation and the client when relevant.
    • Their ability to communicate well and to capture all pertinent details when required will contribute to their success.
    • They are able to multi-task and demonstrate good client service orientation.
    • These individuals have good problem-solving skills in data centre related operations.
    Salary
    Very attractive.

    Application Closing Date
    3pm; 16th December, 2019.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

    Note: Any application received after the above time will be automatically rejected.

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