Information Communication Technology(ICT) Infrastructure Specialist vacancy, closing 11 September 2020

Position:

Information Communication Technology(ICT) Infrastructure Specialist

Department:

 Finance

Position Status:

Permanent

Manager/Supervisor:

 Chief Financial Officer

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position mentioned above.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for providing strategic ICT vision and operational information technology (IT) leadership and will be accountable for directing, planning, organising and controlling the ICT function.

Strategically plan as well as manage the overall Information and Communication Technology functions and operations to meet the organisation objectives in the most cost-effective manner

ICT Infrastructure Support

Provide ICT infrastructure support and maintenance services to meet business requirements

Provide ICT technical support to all facilities, i.e., Disaster Recovery site and the Head –Office in Pretoria.

Support, maintain and resolve ICT services issues related to the LAN, WAN, VLANs including any other private networks owned by Freedom Park.

Implementation of new additions and configuration of infrastructure –relates services including LAN, WAN, VLANs, and Broadband or similar

Provide ICT advice and troubleshooting related to ICT operations for the Pretoria Office and Disaster recovery site.

Upgrading of servers Infrastructure as and when required.

Implement measures to safeguard Freedom Park information assets by adhering to security best practice standards as guided by ISO2700 or the latest.

Implement ICT SOPS (Standard Operation Procedures) that aim to address cyber security threats or similar.

            KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

 -Oversee the development and execution of the IT strategy and overall responsibility of direction setting and management of IT function.

-Oversee the effective IT programme management and project management delivery capabilities.

-Manage IT risk and security and governance.

-Drive process/system improvements to optimise systems functionality to achieve organisational goals.

-Manage key external and internal relationships.

-Lead and drive IT financial management.

-Manage identified and ad-hoc ICT projects

-Plan, develop, implement and review ICT Strategy with due consideration of Enterprise Architecture principles of the organisation in order to ensure that all ICT initiatives are aligned to, and support the strategic objectives of the organization.

-Identify, scope and effectively manage all ICT projects in order to ensure that they are delivered within budget, quality, time so as to meet the business requirements.

-Develop and implement ICT Service Management framework based on best practices and standards to ensure that ICT services are delivered in line with business expectations.

-Develop or review, and implement  ICT Continuity plan to ensure that the organisation's information resources are protected so as to ensure uninterrupted business operations .

-Ensure that Contingency and Risk Planning is developed and implemented.

-Manage the departments' human resources function in order to ensure optimal performance and thereby facilitating achievements of the business objectives.

-Set up and manage the department’s budget in order to ensure appropriate allocation and optimal use of resources in line with the business plan.

-Reporting to an array of governance structures within the organisation

-Implement ICT SOPS(Standard Operation Procedures)  that aim to address cyber security threats or similar

-ICT Infrastructure Support

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Relevant undergraduate qualification(NQF7)and a Post Degree qualification in Information System, or Computer Science or related relevant  qualification.

A+,MCSE,/MCITP,Network+,security certification,ITIL foundation certification is preferred.

Experience

Minimum of 8 years experience in ICT management position.

Experience with virtualization viz.HypeV,VMware,

Good cloud experience

Dell Equallogic and Dell Power Edge

Microsoft Products

Cisco Networking

Firewall

Routers

Microsoft Server Infrastructure

EMail Archiving

Veeam Replication (or similar) and Back up Support.

Kaspersky (or similar) End Point Protection.

Disaster Recovery Service

Email Services

Telecommunication Support

Desk-side Support ,Ipad,Server and laptops.

Knowledge

 

Knowledge Management

Service Delivery Innovation

IT Governance principles

IT Services Management Framework or standards

Knowledge of ICT Business Applications (e.g. SAP

Knowledge of Communication Technologies including broad casting

Knowledge  of customer service/customer focus

Knowledge of Risk Management including IT Security

SLA and contract management

Enterprise Architecture

Extensive Project Management experience

and Systems Analysis experience

Service Management

Competencies

Strategic Capacity and Leadership, People Management and empowerment, Financial

Management, Change Management, ICT Strategic Leadership and Capability, ICT Programme and Project, ICT Governance, Enterprise Architecture.

Management Delivery, Business Enterprise Knowledge, IT Risk and Security

Communication skills.

Applications must be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The internal application form must be completed.

Closing date is 11 September 2020

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