Eko Hospital Limited, a member of Ekocorp Plc, was itself a successor to Mercy Specialist Clinic, which had operated successfully between 1977 and 1982. the practice has been growing in bounds due to the total commitment and dedication of the partners and staff and the high level of reputation and customer goodwill enjoyed. With a four storey (40 bed capacity clinic situated at Ebute-Meta, Lagos in 1977, the company has grown into a multi-service and multi-location hospital with operations in Ikeja, Ikoyi, Central Lagos, Surulere, etc. to cover the entire Lagos area.

The EKOCORP PLC, an acronym of the first letters of the founder’s surnames in alphabetical order i.e. “E” for ENELI, (Dr. A.C Eneli, deceased), “K” for KUKU (Dr. S.F. Kuku) and “O” for OBIORA (Mr. A.A.A Obiora) is a successor to Eko Hospital limited established in 1982 as a Joint Medical Practice patterned after both a teaching hospital as a Medical Center.

The Hospital has grown in leaps and bounds within twenty-five years. Today’s, there are two full-fledged hospitals located at Ikeja & Surulere in Lagos. The ikeja facility is a private teaching hospital of 130 beds and state of the art equipment. It is a tertiary institution with a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic equipments. The Surulere hospital is a 40 bed Secondary healthcare facility. A third hospital is currently under construction at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. A diagnostic centre and Clinic is operational in Ikoyi of Lagos.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Information Technology Manager

Location: Lagos

Purpose of Position
The Information Technology Manager is responsible for installing and maintaining computer hardware, software and networks.


The Information Technology Manager reports to the Senior Administrative Officer and manages and provides hardware and software maintenance, training and consultation, and recommendations about future planning and development of resources.
Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure maximum access to and implementation of technology services and resources.


Manage information technology and computer systems

Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP)
Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and development
Meet with managers to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
Hire and manage information systems personnel and contract or to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
Control the computer systems budgets and expenditures

Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software

Main Activities

Troubleshoot hardware, software and network operating system
Be familiar with all hardware and software
Be familiar with network operating system
Provide orientation to new users of existing technology
Train staff about potential uses of existing technology
Train staff about new and potential use
Provide individual training and support on request
Provide recommendations about accessing information and support
Maintain current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and resources

Monitor and maintain technology to ensure maximum access

Main Activities

Troubleshoot all technology issues
Maintain log and/or list of required repairs and maintenance
Make recommendations about purchase of technology resources
Research current and potential resources and services
Provide network access to all staff and students
Install work stations
Connect and set up hardware
Load all required software
Provide network accounts and passwords as required
Monitor security of all technology
Install and maintain Foolproof and passwords
Input and maintain IP addresses
Advise staff of security breach and/or change in password or security status
Ensure installation of lock out programs
Identify and prepare hardware for disposal when appropriate
Ensure hardware is stripped and secured before disposal
Perform other related duties as required during working hours

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
Computer hardware and software systems and programs
Computer networks, network administration and network installation
Computer troubleshooting
Computer viruses and security
E-mail and internet programs
An understanding of the economic, cultural and political environment

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

management and supervisory skills
ability to install and administer computer hardware, software and networks
team building skills
analytical and problem solving skills
decision making skills
effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills
effective written communications skills
computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet, word-processing, graphics and website development programs at a highly proficient level
stress management skills
time management skills

Personal Attributes
The incumbent must demonstrate the following personal attributes:

be honest and trustworthy be respectful
possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
be flexible

Education / Qualifications:

Minimum of B.sc /HND
Post University school education, relating to IT and any other IT/network related qualifications or training are also desirable.

Skill Requirements:

Experience in providing IT support, ideally in a helpdesk environment
Technical knowledge of Microsoft Windows on both desktop and server
Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
Able to work on own and under pressure
Good time management and priority handling
Previous experience of working in a customer facing environment
Ability to diagnose and resolve problems
Initiative to find answers to new questions
Professional working attitude
Driving license and own business-insured transport for site visits
Experience of working from home

Experience in the following would be highly advantageous:


Windows XP, Vista & Windows 7
Microsoft Office 2003 - 2010 for Windows
MacOS X 10.7
Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac
Apple iOS (iPad & iPhone)


Windows 2003 - 2008 R2 Server
Microsoft SQL Server 2000 - 2008
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 - 2010
VoIP (Asterisk)
VMware ESX and ESXi 4.1 and 5.0


Cisco Switches, Routers and Firewalls

Application Closing Date
7th August, 2013.

How To Apply
Interested candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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