Officers, Technology and Innovation at Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP)

Discovery Cycle Professionals (A Division of Discovery Cycle Limited) is a global network of experienced academics and consultants assembled to provide world-class knowledge-based services globally. DCP has diverse experience across different professional fields and offers a wide-range of multi-disciplinary professional services. DCP has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the years, DCP has developed a wide range of multi-disciplinary professional services covering both the private and public sectors of the economy through the “DCP Ecosystem”.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Officer, Technology and Innovation

Location: Abuja
Location of Job (UNIT): Head Office (Technology & Innovation)
Reports to: Lead, Technology and Innovations

Main Function

  • Officer, Technology and Innovation work in the information and communication technology unit. Working towards the advancement of service development in information communication technology and systems’ automation.

Role and Task Complexities

  • Constitute a configuration management team to undertake and implement technical tasks during projects for Discovery Cycle and its Subsidiaries
  • Assist in performing daily system monitoring, verifying integrity and availability of IT related resources
  • Assist in the design and implementation of company/client-wide database system and perform regular backup operations and verifying data integrity.
  • Assist in the development and deployment of all Online and Offline web-interfaces and pages for Discovery Cycle and its Subsidiaries as assigned by Team Lead and approved by Top Management.
  • Implementing IT tools and management infrastructure as approved by Top Management.
  • Undertake and implement IT and other technically related tasks as approved by Team Lead and Top Management job at large.
  • Coordinate technology services for the company
  • Troubleshoot system hardware, software, networks and operating system management.
  • Ensure industry standard quality control and project risk management on all completed projects
  • Maintain knowledge base of emerging technologies – gather, input, write descriptions, maintain data integrity; promote and foster access to the knowledge base.
  • Design, filter, implement, and document processes for management of emerging technology.
  • Technology transfer: make connections between internal organizations, business needs, and technology offerings
  • Train staff on current and emerging technology.
  • Keep client informed on current and emerging technologies via news alert and reports
  • Promote, incubate and explore innovative solutions.
  • Creativity (Improvement/ Innovation inherent)
  • Effectively re-engineer existing processes to reflect ideal consultancy industry standards.
  • Significantly upgrades performance in line with the overall company strategy.


  • Candidates must possess a Degree in Computer Science or any other relevant field. M.Sc. is an asset.
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  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • The ability to multitask
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Decision-making skills

Skills/Physical Competencies:

  • Research skills
  • Project management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Analytical skills

Behavioral Qualities:

  • Tactical and interpersonal
  • Proactive identification and elimination of inefficiencies
  • Continual self-development
  • Goal and quality oriented

Other Specifications:

  • Applicants MUST meet all the specified conditions before applying.

Application Closing Date
Friday, 21st October, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

Note: Candidate must be resident in Abuja and should be able to resume within short notice.

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