Group IT Development Director - Millar Cameron Ltd, Zambia

  • Zambia
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Benefits: Housing, Flights, Vehicle
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: FMCG, IT
  • Posted by Millar Cameron Ltd on Tuesday, November 20, 2018
  • Reference: 1495053
  • Apply before Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 4 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Millar Cameron Ltd

Millar Cameron is an international recruitment consultancy specialising in working in emerging markets across a variety of sectors. 


We are currently working with a group who are going through a significant growth period and are recruiting for a Group IT Development Director to join the team in Lusaka. The Group IT Development Director will play a vital role in the organisation’s technical growth over the coming years and they see this position as being a key strategic hire for the group. 


The successful Group IT Development Director will have the following responsibilities: 


• Recruiting for and subsequently managing a team of Developers, Data Scientists and ERP Specialists

• Managing external contractors 

• Scoping and managing various software projects throughout the full project lifecycle

• Working closely with an MS Dynamics Specialist to carry out full ERP implementation

• Influencing and managing key stakeholders across the group  

• Managing hardware projects with a focus on the Internet of Things (IoT)

• Overseeing an extensive data integration project to capture all movement of the product

• Having full budgetary responsibility for the Technology department 


Required Skills

  • project management : 10 years or more
  • software development : 5 to 6 years
  • iot implementation : 4 to 5 years

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate for the Group IT Development Director will have the following skills and experience: 


• Experience in or exposure to software development (at least experience managing major software projects)

• System and database integration experience 

• An understanding of smart hardware (e.g. sensors or similar) would be beneficial

• The ability to think outside of the box with entrepreneurial and value-adding creativity 

• Experience working in large companies with multiple ongoing projects at any given time 

• MS Dynamics experience ideal, otherwise another major ERP

• Exposure to working with products utilising IoT 

• Experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment would be preferable 


The successful candidate will be compensated with a competitive salary with an excellent expat package (housing, vehicle, medical, flights etc.). 


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