Recruitment for Unit Head, Application Development at DevRecruit

Application Closing Date
13th January, 2022.
DevRecruit – An IT recruitment firm, is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Unit Head, Application Development
Location: Lagos
Department: Solutions Delivery
Job Objectives

  • Manage the architecting, planning, designing, building and implementation of IT services to meet client and business needs
  • Ensure committed portfolio of projects are delivered within agreed constraints
  • Ensure compliance with Group policies and procedures during solution development


  • Principal Specialist
  • Application Development Senior Specialist
  • Application Development Specialist
  • Application Development Analyst
  • Application Development

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the architecting, planning, designing, building and implementation of IT services including new development and major enhancements to existing systems
  • Deliver committed portfolio of projects within agreed constraints
  • Manage the solution development lifecycle for new / changed services
  • Serve as point of escalation, review for key issues and decisions for all solution delivery domains
  • Ensure that the tools and environment required for solution development are available and accessible
  • Provide high level validation to technical design documents
  • Ensure that all security designs and implementations adhere to enterprise security standards
  • May contribute to budgeting activities
  • Involved in the hiring and development of staff
  • Responsible for the appraisal of team members

Key Performance Indicators

  • Solutions delivery as per client and business needs
  • Solutions delivery as per organisational standards i.e., policies, architectural standards, etc.
  • Quality of business analysis
  • Quality of solution design
  • Cycle time
  • Code stability
  • Code simplicity
  • Code churn
  • Timely release of products and product features

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum of a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related areas

Professional Qualification:

  • Possession of the following certification is recommended: CBAP, MCSD, CSD, CSQA, Microsoft Azure Fundamental and Associate certificates

Desired Experience:

  • 10 to 12 years of functional experience and1 – 2 years of management experience.

Competence Requirements:

  • IT Solution / Service Development experience
  • Experience with SDLC or any comparable solution development lifecycle
  • Deep technical expertise and a good understanding of underlying business processes and systems
  • High commitment to meet business needs as well as service and operational level requirements
  • Good understanding of business and technology domains
  • Excellent understanding of the technology stack and how the different pieces fit together
  • Solution design and architecting skills
  • Experience of working with multiple third-party vendors
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skill
  • Communicate in well spoken English.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: and using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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