National Information & Communication Technology Manager

SOS children`s village - Cairo

131
Applicants for
1 open position
26
Seen
10
Shortlisted
Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
9,000 to 12,000 EGP per month
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job

Mission of the position:

  • The NITM ensures that the ICT function in the Member Association works according to mission of global ICT and in line with global ICT standards and pre-established goals.
  • The NITM is a full time position dedicated to support ICT activities in the national office in SOS Egypt and in all SOS programmes.
  • The NITM is part of the national management team and reports to the national director.
  • The NITM is accountable for the development and implementation of the ICT plan for his/her base country.
  • Leads in the area of coverage, the implementation of National ICT strategy based on the International ICT strategy; designing the implementation plan, monitoring and evaluating implementation.
  • Is responsible for quality assurance within the responsibilities defined in ICT standards, policies and guidelines.
  • Is responsible for developing, leading and supporting the network of national co-workers within the ICT function, supporting knowledge sharing, steering national developments and ensuring capacity building in the ICT field.
  • Gives his/her input in the annual planning and advice strategic ICT actions.
  • Establish the ICT budget for the national association with the cooperation of all stakeholders and insure the execution of this budget upon its approval.
  • Ensure the regular reporting requested by the ICT Director of MENA Region.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This job description outlines only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with this position.
  • It may be supplemented with a more detailed definition of tasks and responsibilities, and is subject to change at the discretion of the employee’s immediate supervisor.
  • The National ICT Manager will carry out all the tasks below in conjunction with the National Director.

ICT management

  • The NITM is responsable for all national ICT services
  • Promote, organise and supervise the implementation of international ICT strategies, standards, goals and guidelines in SOS the assigned MA.
  • He/She participates in regional knowledge sharing processes on ICT topics
  • He/She defines national ICT budgets and ICT plans for the assigned MA
  • He/She develops and implements the national IT strategy and all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and service provision
  • He/She is responsible for procurement of IT hardware, software and outsourced ICT services
  • He/She negotiates and administers IT consultant contracts and service agreements
  • Give input to planning sessions with national management, taking part in setting ICT targets, directions and developing main activities.
  • Provides expertise, consultancy and controlling to the National Director & the ICT Director in the region regarding ICT in line with “Vision, Mission, Values”, and approved strategies, budgets and plans of the organisation.
  • Support the regular assessment of the country providing information to ND for the “NA health check”.
  • Recruit, train and supervise the national ICT team
  • Collaborate with programme to elaborate ICT4D projects

BCM, Security & Disaster Recovery

  • The NITM manages the organisation’s IT network / Server security, business continuity and disaster recovery plans. He ensures that the IT infrastructure is maintained while optimising capacity, performance and cost effectiveness
  • He plans and builds redundancy into existing systems to eliminate downtime due to server/service failure.

Operation & Support & Maintenance

  • He/She is responsible for local systems administration, security management, incident handling, availability and performance monitoring
  • He/She she is responsible for overall email and collaboration tool requirement definition, design and maintenance
  • He/She reviews systems' procedures to ensure that the users are making
Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Higher Degree in ICT or related field.

Knowledge specific to the position:

  • Leadership skills.
  • Strategic thinking skills.
  • Creative and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Time and resource management.
  • People management and Networking skills.
  • Decision-making skills.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Relationship building skills.
  • Change management skills.
  • Time and resource management.
About this Company

SOS Children’s Villages helps 550,000 children to grow up in a loving family.Currently, SOS Children´s Villages is active in 136 countries and territories to support families and help children at risk grow up in a loving home.
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