Eskom: Senior Manager Group Information Technology (Group Information Technology) Megawatt Park and EAL-Internal Only

Position : Senior Manager Group Information Technology (Group Information Technology) Megawatt Park and EAL-Internal Only.                                                                                                                                                         Vacancy type: Executive

Task Grade : E-Band

Area of Speacialization : To set the overarching strategic technological direction, define policy and procedures as well as manage the Information Management (IM) Functions in the Corporate Divisions to meet Divisional and Corporate Information Systems (IS) goals in line with Eskom

Department : Technical Services and Governance

Business Unit : Group IT

Location : South Africa (Gauteng)

Reference Number : 5000746904PAT

Closing Date : 1/23/2019

Minimum Requirements

• Relevant IM degree
• Post Graduate Management Qualification


• 7 Years extensive experience at Senior Management level in an IT management environment.

Skills and Competencies
Business Skills:

• General Management experience
• Ability to cope with stress and to work under pressure
• Ability to communicate at Top Management Level
• Strategic analysis and decision making skills
• Business Acumen
• Credibility and competence
• Strong financial and negotiation skills
• Ability to assess business risks

Technical Skills:

• Excellent knowledge of Eskom Information Technology
• In-depth knowledge and skills of the frameworks and operations of an ICT Infrastructure environment
• Expert understanding of all aspects of Information Technology
• Working experience and knowledge of Infrastructure services
• Project and contract management skills
• Risk analysis, IT audit and control procedures (ITIL and COBIT)
• Software and hardware product knowledge
• Knowledge of operation technologies in Eskom

Key Responsibilities

• To set strategic and technological direction for the ICT Infrastructure Operations.
• Ensure availability, reliability, security and performance of ICT Infrastructure.
• Formulate Eskom Infrastructure Operations strategy and ensure implementation
• Manage and mitigate Eskom Information risk exposure
• Manage strategic infrastructure vendors and contracts
• Manage the development, performance and rewards of staff