Jul 02, 2018

Information Technology Manager

  • St Charles College
  • Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

St Charles College, founded in 1875, is an independent Christian boy’s college situated in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, catering for day boys from Grade 000 to Matric with boarders from Grade 4 upwards. The College has written the University of Cambridge International IGCSE, AS Level and A Level Examinations since 2002.

Information Technology Manager
St Charles College is looking to employ a suitably qualified Information Technology Manager on or before the 1st January 2019 to be responsible and accountable for leading the planning, co-ordinating and maintenance of Information Technology at the College. There are general and specific responsibilities including a focus on technology integration within teaching and learning, and seeking optimisation of operations via cost-effective, reliable technology accelerators and solutions.

Who can apply?
It is imperative that the candidate has a strong information and systems background and shows the ability, initiative and commitment to grow and continuously align with the core and strategic needs of the College. As with any developing organisation, it is understood that the position offered is dynamic and consequently, over time, there may be significant changes to the initial tasks linked to core responsibilities as the needs of the College change.

A list of Key responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
Manage information technology and computer systems
Management and control of applicable supplier relationships
Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations
Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures
Be accountable for security of data, network access and backup systems
Be part of the project management team responsible for identifying priorities and thereafter implement strategic solutions on time
Audit systems and assess their outcomes
Preserve assets and information security
The implementation and continuous review of WIFI protocols and principles designed toward specific needs of the different areas of the College
Investigate new technologies with the aim of optimising systems all while working within the constraints of budgeted requirements

The ideal candidate will have:
A relevant, recognised qualification
Proven working experience as an IT Manager or equivalent, relevant experience
Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
Expertise in data centre management and data governance
Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
A critical view of the impact of technology in learning and teaching

How do you apply?
Only persons with the appropriate qualifications and experience will be considered. If you feel you suit the above position, please email your detailed two-page curriculum vitae to the College, including the names of three contactable referees.

Email your two-page CV to: The Human Resources Department

The College reserves the right not to fill the post. An application will not, in itself, entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in the applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. If you have not heard from St Charles College within six weeks of your application, please consider that it has been unsuccessful.

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