Our client is a globally diverse, JSE listed, world-class supplier of advanced mine drilling machinery, providing complete project-management expertise from exploration-stage drilling, capital project-stage through to production.
Their IT Department is seeking to fill the position of an IT Controller. The successful incumbent will hold Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science or related field and have over 3 years’ experience in information technology management.
Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results, coaching, counselling and disciplining employees, initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures.
Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees maintaining a safe and secure work environment, developing personal growth opportunities.
Maintains organization’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.
Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices and user projects.
Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and data centre.
Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.
Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
Recommends information technology strategies, policies and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements.
Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analysing variances and initiating corrective action.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Country: South Africa
Job Qualification & Experience:
Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science or related field
3 or more years’ experience in information technology management
Comprehensive understanding of network architecture and client/server technology
Software development abilities preferred
Strong problem solving and communication skills required
Globally diverse, fairly recently listed on the stock exchange, highly specialised niche contracting firm and a world-class supplier of technologically advanced mine drilling operations and value added services. In-house Design, Engineering, manufacturing, customisation, maintenance support and tailored solutions for drilling activities. Provide complete project-management expertise from exploration-stage drilling, capital project-stage through to production. With offices and Engineering facilities internationally in Africa, South America, North America, Europe and Asia. An extremely aggressive business that thrives on High Performance, Excellence, Integrity, Customer Focused and People Centred.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
IT Controller, Fochville – Ref: 717997-17
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