IT Manager

We are looking for an IT Manager with a deep understanding of their industry and extensive knowledge in computer hardware, software engineering as well customer satisfaction. You will be required to administer data operations while also overseeing our organization wide systems that are used by all departments throughout the company.

Job Responsibilities for IT Manager

An IT Manager has many responsibilities and must be able to manage people, budgeting processes as well provide technical support for their users. The main duties are:

  • Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of companies or public and private sector organizations.
  • Duties include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
  • May specialize in a particular area of management.
  • Direct and coordinate an organization's financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
  • Develop or implement policies and procedures to ensure quality control, security, or proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan computer specifications and layouts, and peripheral equipment modifications.
  • Coordinate the work activities of subordinates and staff.
  • Confer with high-level staff to discuss issues such as customer satisfaction or the implementation of new technology.
  • Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of operation.

IT Manager Salaries

The salary for an IT Manager can vary depending on the company, location and nature of their employer’s business. A person who works in this profession could earn between 7-9k USD per month.

IT Manager Job Qualifications

To be considered for the position of IT Manager, you must meet certain qualifications and requirements:

  • A university degree in computer science or electrical engineering.
  • 2-5 years of work experience.
  • Professional environment with excellent communication skills.

IT Manager Skills Required

In order to be an IT Manager, one needs both technical skills and interpersonal traits.

  • Proficient in hardware installation, cabling and support, wireless technology applications and IT security
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Data centre management and data governance skills
  • Excellent people and managerial skills
  • Knowledge of the widely used practices in the industry
  • Experience with network administration and computer systems
  • Strong knowledge of information analysis and technical management
  • Great project management skills
  • Ability to think critically, solve problems, make decisions
  • Ability to understand programming and digital security
  • Expertise of best IT practices, policies and regulations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Comfortable with working on computers and technology platforms
  • Familiar with softwares like Microsoft Suite

What to expect as a IT Manager

To be an IT Manager, you need to know your stuff and help us stay high up on all those standards.

  • Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the IT department.
  • Ensure all IT systems are running smoothly and efficiently.
  • Responsible for managing a team of IT professionals, including developers, analysts, and support staff.
  • Have a strong understanding of all aspects of IT in order to effectively manage the department.
  • Able to effectively communicate with other managers and departments within the company.
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Able to troubleshoot problems and find solutions quickly.
  • Able to make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to adapt quickly to change.