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Dec 21, 2018

IT Manager

  • The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF)
  • Cape Town
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

IT MANAGER
THREE (3) YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT
HEAD OFFICE, OBSERVATORY
The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the
pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related infections
in Southern Africa.
Purpose:
We are looking for an IT Manager to oversee the use of Information Technology (IT) in our
company. You will be the one to devise the company’s IT strategy and ensure that all systems
necessary to support its operations and objectives are in place.
The goal is to ensure that information technology adds the maximum value to our company so as
to facilitate the success of our business.
Requirements:
 Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Management Information or related
Degree
 3+ years’ working experience as an IT Manager
 Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and computer
hardware/software systems
 Expertise in data centre management and data governance
 Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network
installation
 Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
 High customer service orientation – interpersonal and excellent communication skills
 The ability to work well under pressure
 Attention to detail
 Team work
 Organisation and time management
 Good prioritisation skills and be flexible enough to adapt plans
 Effective in management and leadership of people
 Ability to handle confidential matters
 Continuous learning - keep abreast of technology trends and developments
Advantageous:
 Experience in Project Management
Values fit: Passion Innovation Progress Integrity Respect Excellence
Responsibilities:
 Set objectives and strategies for the IT department
 Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and
help optimize their strategic benefits
 Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations
 Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures
 Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems
 Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time
 Oversee the technological infrastructure (networks and computer systems) in the
organization to ensure optimal performance
 Audit systems and assess their outcomes
 Direct and organize IT-related projects
 Preserve assets, information security and control structures
 Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness
 Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish
partnerships with IT providers
 Manage IT staff by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job
expectations and appraising their performance
To apply, quote Job reference, submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest
qualification and details of three (3) current contactable referees to: Attention HR Manager


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