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IST Manager (IT Strategies / IT Operations / Infrastructure) – Bambous, Mauritius

Bambous, Bambous
Job Description:
Our client a Microfinance organization is currently looking to recruit an IST Executive, who will be best in Bambous, Mauritius. The IST Executive is a senior level information systems and technology professional in charge of our clients’ operational requirements across Africa and Middle East, related to information technology. He/she will manage an IST team providing Infrastructure, business systems and IT related services to the Business Users in the company’s Services; to manage the group IT requirements, and to manage the group business system requirements.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of successful project planning and implementation, sound decision-making and employee development.
  • Develop and maintain information technology strategies by managing staff, researching and implementing technology solutions in line with the business strategy.
  • Use a diverse set of technical skills to organize resources around the execution of business objectives in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Making sure that the network infrastructure, associated systems, and business applications run smoothly, perform within agreed service levels, and provide a secure platform for the business operations.
  • He/she completes IST projects by coordinating resources and timetables, supported by the IT Infrastructure Manager and Systems Administrator.
  • Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures across the offices.
  • Coordinate priorities between the IST department and business users; and review the adequacy and allocation of IT resources in terms of funding, personnel, equipment, and service levels.
  • Maintain staff by orienting and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities in line with the company’s performance management system.
  • Concurrently manages one or more IST projects.
  • Maintain organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and implementing information technologies to support the strategic plans of the business.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Minimum 5 years’ management experience in the IST sector supporting multi-national company with a specific focus on Africa and Middle East.
  • Previous experience in project managing system conversions, specifically ERP systems preferably within a financial services environment.
  • Experience in the design, implementation and management of outsourced solutions and support services
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret business needs and its impact on IT systems and infrastructure, and systems requirements.
  • IT system and network architecture experience.
  • Minimum of National Diploma IT / BTECH Information systems.
  • Certified Project Management Experience.
  • ITIL Foundation.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and writing skills.
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Shearidan Rabsch
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Finance
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