PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Reporting to the Executive: Corporate Services, the role will lead and direct the provision of technology for the JDA in support of business objectives through developing and implementing ICT initiatives, planning and directing the implementation of new technologies and systems, creating and implementing technology platforms, and managing ICT governance

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: The role will be responsible for providing ICT Strategic Planning & Leadership: Defi ne and establish an IT Governance Framework and Charter.

  • Develop the ICT Strategy aligned to the Corporate Services Strategy and overarching business strategy
  • Make strategic financial decisions regarding investments in systems and resources. Information Technology Systems: Manage the implementation of enterprise development system. Develop and manage the regular testing of IT business recovery plans
  • Manage the implementation of IT projects in accordance with project deliverables, budget and timeframes
  • Information Technology Support: Manage provision of ICT services
  • Manage the design and implementation the JDA ICT infrastructure
  • Manage the provision of IT support to the organisation in accordance with service level agreements. Information Technology Governance: Develop ICT policies and procedures
  • Information Knowledge Management: Develop and manage the consolidation of knowledge pools across the JDA
  • Procure and manage the implementation of KM business application tools. Information Technology Asset Management: Manage all ICT assets in line with JDA asset management policies and guidelines
  • Manage ICT assets lifecycle (procurement, allocation, warranty, maintenance, retirement)
  • Manage enterprise-wide information system

Education and experience required:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems/Computer Science or equivalent
  • Any Leadership qualification will be advantageous
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in ICT Governance; ICT Operations; ICT Business Applications, of which 3 years must be at Senior Management level
  • Sound knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Sound knowledge of ICT strategic planning
  • Sound knowledge of ICT governance
  • Sound knowledge of ICT business applications and business process management
  • Sound knowledge of ICT risk management
  • Advanced MS Word and EXCEL skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to: smit@jda.org.za

Closing date: 20 April 2021