Executive Placements Head of IT Jobs in South Africa

Executive Placements Head of IT Jobs in South Africa

  • Plans the Technology strategy to innovate and develop the company’s internal technology and external technology platform to align with the business strategy and create a market differentiator in company product. This executive role leads and develops technology infrastructure, eliminates security risks, increases customer and user satisfaction. This individual guides development and Innovation to be a market differentiator.

    Role and Responsibilities

    Firm Leadership

  • Makes decisions promptly and effectively by building consensus among partners, managers, and employees.

  • Engages strategic planning process to ensure smooth running IT functionality.

  • Communicates and implement vision and strategic plan.

  • Oversees and manages resources in the areas of IT, Innovation, Development and social media.

  • Provides leadership and guidance for the technology function.

  • Manages resources in Innovation, Infrastructure and Development, including recruitment of appropriate skills, performance management and delivery of the department.

  • Manages department budget.

    Financial Performance

  • Supports and advises the CEO in decision making.

  • Works with the CEO to establish a financial plan that achieve financial goals, including expenditures, revenue goals, and staff productivity goals.

  • Prepares and manages the budget for the department and prepares forecasts.

  • Authorizes expenditures and purchases within the budget and gains approval for any expenditures outside of the budget from the CEO.

    Technical Responsibility

  • Develops and evolves a strategy around the Application.

  • Develops and manages SMART metrics for hardware, software and storage.

  • Plans around capacity of resources.

  • Directly manages the IT department, including Innovation and Development of the Application.

  • Manages the performance of employees in the IT team.

  • Collaborates
    with other departments around IT requirements, customer needs and experience requirements.

  • Reports to Managing Executive and Board as required.

  • Determines the business requirements for IT systems.

  • Ensures appropriate exposure to and management of social media.

  • Co-ordinates IT activities to ensure data availability and network services with as little downtime as possible.

  • Researches and recommends new technology solutions, software and hardware – stays abreast of technology development.

    Self-Development through Continual Learning

  • Develop self through recognizing personal strengths and weaknesses by seeking feedback from others and opportunities to master new knowledge.

  • Value learning and take initiative to build knowledge and skills; be reflective and learn from mistakes.

  • Understand, and demonstrate, the value of knowledge-sharing.

  • Maintain knowledge in relevant field by staying current with new information.

  • Mentors and manages the team to establish accountability, goals and performance outcomes.

  • Recommends salaries, bonuses and raises for department with input from HR and the CEO for approval.

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Executive Placements Head of IT Jobs in South Africa

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