IT Manager

at Farsight Africa Group
Published August 16, 2022
Location Rabat, Morocco
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

ABOUT FARSIGHT GROUP:

 

Farsight Africa Group is an advisory and implementation company that provides services in Public Sector Advisory, Technology and Innovation, M&E Research and Learning, Human Resources and Strategic Communications. Our clients include governments, regional administrations, development organizations and private companies.

 

Mission

 

Our mission is to promote Development and Prosperity through concise, consistent and innovative services and products.

 

Vision

 

We strive to become the go-to advisory services company contributing to a better tomorrow for our clients and communities.

 

Culture

 

Farsight Africa is a diverse and dynamic organization, developing relationships through its reliability, innovation and accountability. We seek long term partnerships, with clients returning to us as they benefit from the tailored solutions of the Farsight Africa team.

 

Approach

 

Our benefit come from our clients’ success, our approach is therefore client centric. Recognising this balance of mutual achievement, our operations teams create the framework from which we can best response to our clients’ needs. Our professional, experienced workforce connecting across Farsight departments as a unified team, apply the programmes specifically tailored for each client.

 

SUMMARY:

 

We are looking for an IT Manager to be responsible and accountable for the smooth running of our computer systems within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs and timelines. You will supervise the implementation and maintenance of our company’s computing needs.

 

The successful candidate will have improved skills, a proven professional experience and a detailed knowledge of industry’s best practice processes.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Manage information technology and computer systems

Running regular checks on network and data security

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

Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy

Providing direction for IT team members

Overseeing and determining timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations and outages

Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time

Audit systems and assess their outcomes

Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

Minimum 5 years’ experience in Information Technology and technical management field.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems/ Management Information Systems or a related field of study.

Cisco, Microsoft, HPE certification required

French speaking is required.

Location: Morocco, with remote working with Farsight team in West Africa

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

 

Proven working experience as an IT Manager or relevant experience

Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems

Strong sense of personal accountability regarding decision making and supervising teams.

Ability to predict challenges and proactively head-off obstacles.

Expertise in data center management and data governance

Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation

 

How to apply

 

Kindly send your application letter and CV (In English only) by email. Applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis until the right candidate has been selected.

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