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IT Manager Vacancy

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IT Manager Vacancy

  • Reports To:
    Chief Technology
    Officer

Role Purpose

  • Responsible for the effective management and
    maintenance of the Company’s network/server infrastructure and security
    systems to support business operations and satisfy clients’ needs in a
    timely and professional manner.
  • Scope of work includes monitoring the installation,
    configuration and testing of the overall network system to facilitate the
    operations of the Company.

Key Responsibilities

IT Strategy & Policy Development

  • Participate in the development of strategy/business
    plan for the Technology Department and monitor its implementation within
    approved limits.
  • Participate in the development of policies, Standards
    Operating Procedures (SOPs), work plan and other support systems including
    monitoring mechanisms in managing the Technology Department of the Company
    to achieve targeted objectives.

IT Infrastructure Design & Management

  • Plan and develop IT infrastructure requirements and
    technical specifications based on existing projects and future computing
    needs/requirements to facilitate purchases for the Company’s operations.
  • Responsible for ensuring that Company’s network
    infrastructure/security and its associated technology operate effectively
    and efficiently within agreed targets and deliver a secured platform to
    carry out the Company’s business.
  • Manage and set priorities for the design, maintenance,
    development and evaluation of all infrastructure systems, including LANs,
    WANs, Internet, intranet, security, wireless implementations, etc.
  • Oversee the installation and configuration of hardware,
    software (i.e. PCs, laptops, Printers, Scanners, etc.) and other
    peripherals in an efficient and effective manner to facilitate business
    operations.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on IT
    products/services, protocols and standards in support of all infrastructure
    procurement and development efforts.
  • Manage service level agreements, service measurements
    and service reports with business units.
  • Develop for review and approval Disaster Recovery
    drills/strategies and/or Business Continuity Plans and implement same to
    safeguard the Company’s information/data.
  • Act as the Company’s third line IT expert and deliver
    solutions to complex technical issues as appropriate.
  • Provide an effective, reliable and protected
    communications infrastructure that conforms to industry best practice to
    support all corporate computer systems with the Company.
  • Provide troubleshooting solutions in times of IT
    disasters in the Company to ensure timely remedies.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Prepare for approval Request for Proposals (RFPs), bid
    documents, contracts, scope of work and other documentation for IT
    infrastructure projects for the Company.
  • Negotiate with vendors, outsourcing companies and
    contractors to secure infrastructure-specific products and services.
  • Plan and deploy IT hardware and other supporting
    equipment to operational areas as approved by Chief Technology Officer
    (CTO).

Operational Management

  • Coordinate and supervise ongoing performance tuning
    hardware upgrades and resource optimization as required.
  • Conduct feasibility studies on various upgrade
    projects, improvements and other conversions and submit findings to CTO
    for further action.
  • Research and recommend innovative and automated
    approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Responsible for the maintenance/management of the
    Company’s IT assets; including maintenance of component inventory and
    related documentations.
  • Conduct regular reviews and testing of back-up systems,
    disaster recovery systems and update Business Continuity plan to ensure
    the integrity of the Company’s electronically held information/data.

Monitoring Standards

  • Test and monitor network/server performance and provide
    performance statistics/reports to support the development of strategies
    for maintaining network/IT infrastructure to satisfy changing client
    needs.
  • Monitor the implementation and adherence of approved IT
    Infrastructure governance, policies and regulations to ensure maximum
    protection of the Company’s IT systems and operations.
  • Investigate IT related issues and recommend corrective
    actions as appropriate.
  • Monitor to ensure strict adherence to IT standards in
    line with approved guidelines/principles and international best practices.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring Service
    Level Agreements (SLA) of the Company’s operations to ensure high system
    availability by Service Providers.
  • Monitor to ensure that the Company is protected against
    IT intrusion and other attacks e.g. illegal database updates, viruses,
    etc.

Information & Reporting

  • Stay abreast with legislations, rules/regulations, new
    and emerging developments in the IT sector and advice on new
    trends/practices and its related business initiatives to enhance IT
    projects and infrastructure to facilitate the operations of the Company.
  • Develop comprehensive database of all IT
    infrastructure, equipment and tools to track and monitor their usage.
  • Prepare weekly WAN status reports as well as periodic
    and monthly reports on issues relating to IT infrastructure.

Remuneration is attractive


Skills And Experience

  • Master’s degree in Management Information Systems,
    Computer Science/Engineering or related field.
  • Membership of a recognized professional body in IT.
  • Seven (7) years relevant working experience with at
    least 3 years in management position.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of the implementation
    of IT security tools and techniques.
  • Good working Knowledge and understanding of Information
    Governance and its application within IT.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of current
    network hardware, protocols and standards.
  • Experience in application support with proven knowledge
    in IT infrastructure planning and development.
  • Considerable knowledge/understanding of various aspects
    of IT infrastructure.
  • Ability to investigate and diagnose problems in a wide
    range of IT systems.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in operating and
    security systems.
  • Good knowledge/understanding of data and
    telecommunication Systems.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong managerial, coaching and interpersonal skills in
    a “team” setting.

 

Company Name Reputable Company
Application Email careeronline04@gmail.com
Industry INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Country Ghana
Job City Accra
Job Location Accra
Salary N/A
Job Type Full Time Job
How To Apply for this Job

Application should be sent to careeronline04@gmail.com

Apply Deadline October 3, 2014 12:00 am
Country Ghana
City Greater Accra
distance: 288 Kilometers
Address Accra
Category ,
Amount Negotiable
Position Type Full-time
Payment Type

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