IT manager | Job offer- Johannesburg, South Africa

Permanent Enko education posted 3 months ago

Job Description

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Enko Education is looking to bring on its first IT Manager ! We are looking for a technology evangelist who will support the needs of our rapidly scaling organisation defining our IT architecture, strategy and processes.IT-Manager-South-Africa Monster, Employment, Sabiss

The role

The role of the IT Manager is to transform our IT system to become a key enabler of our strategy, specifically: Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

  • Audit: Assess uses and effectiveness of current systems, identify met & unmet needs, pinpoint bottlenecks, data inconsistencies, manual processes & custom development needs, assess user support & training needs. Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment
  • Design: Design our systems and data architecture allowing data to flow smoothly across the organization, design a roadmap for system improvement, define a strategy for hardware procurement. Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment
  • Implementation: Build and execute an implementation plan:
    • Select right tools, material, service providers working closely with domain & school leaders: selection process & contract negotiations;
    • Roll-out transition/migration/integration projects; Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment
    • Procure standard laptops and standard school internet network material;
    • Set-up a scalable helpdesk system to troubleshoot hardware and software issues; Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment
  • Monitor: Monitor existing contracts and service agreements, develop key IT policies & handbooks, design IT dashboard.
  • Support: Define and implement a group wide support model (hardware/software) and drive implementation of group ITSM Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

Requirements Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

While we are scaling our school model, we keep a start-up mindset: constant enthusiasm, a can-do attitude, the ability to adapt to the daily unexpected events and autonomy are absolutely required. Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

We are looking for an autonomous individual, willing to shape the role and build a scalable system for the group. The ideal candidate is an excellent listener, good communicator and strong problem-solver, able to understand and transcript business needs, apprehend user skills, design an IT strategy and execute it with pragmatism. Above all, s/he is able to lead change by convincing the interlocutors of the system benefits and driving the group strategy around data. Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

Prior experience in designing and implementing organisation-wide systems and processes in a fast-paced, growth-oriented organisation as well as any proven ability to work with stakeholders of different levels and backgrounds across multiple countries are important assets. Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

The ideal candidate has: Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

  • A General Master degree from a Business School or Engineering school or equivalent
  • A PMP, Agile, Prince2 certification or equivalent Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment
  • Extensive knowledge of IT, data and digital culture
  • Excellent working proficiency in both English and French Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

Contract, location and timing

Contract: Permanent contract, full-time ; Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

Location: South Africa

Timing: Successful candidates should start as soon as possible (the beginning of September 2021 or earlier). Indeed, Jobs, Recruitment

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