Neotel South Africa: Senior Manager (IT Governance and Transformation)

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22 Jul, 2010

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Management Jobs in South Africa, Telecom Jobs in South Africa

Neotel South Africa is a telecommunications network operator that caters for wholesale, business and home customer needs. We aim to become the preferred provider of leading-edge telecoms products and services in South Africa and are committed to providing exciting and challenging telecoms job opportunities while promoting equal opportunities in the workplace

We have just begun. While we continue our journey to explore and expand, we invite applications from professionals from all disciplines and backgrounds who have a desire to excel and the enthusiasm to take the challenges presented by the telecoms industry in their stride. We are an equal-opportunities employer and support the cause of previously disadvantaged individuals, particularly in areas of employment and skills development.

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Neotel South Africa is seeking for suitable individuals to fill in for Senior Manager – IT Governance and Transformation – Reward Level 19  162/2010/03

Key responsibilities

IT Governance and business process management:

  • Design, recommend and document:
  • IT governance structures and framework as well as IT process improvements to optimize resource utilization and service delivery;
  • Identifying and implementing initiatives to improve resource usage, performance and capacity – e.g. process optimization techniques;
  • Act as a focal point for all IT governance and process management issues;
  • Ensure that the IT processes, associated techniques and methods are regularly reviewed and audited; attend to related improvement requirements;
  • Revise policies, processes, procedures and plans where necessary.
  • Security, Networks and Compliance:
  • Develop and maintain related policies and a supporting set of standards ensuring appropriate authorization and endorsement from senior IT and business management;
  • Communicate and publicize the Information Security policies and standards to all appropriate parties as well as compliance
  • Identify and classify IT and information assets (systems and data) at the level of control and protection required;
  • Perform security risk analysis and risk management in conjunction with Availability and IT service Continuity management;
  • Design security controls and develop security plans;
  • Develop and document procedures for operating and maintaining security controls;
  • Promote, create awareness and educate on security;
  • Maintain a set of security controls and documentation, review and audit all controls;
  • Ensure changes are assessed for impact;
  • Ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of the service is maintained via SLA’s and that there is conformity;
  • Design and document network and security solutions.

Engagement and Contract Management:

  • Provide assistance in developing and reviewing SLA’s, contracts, agreements and any such other;
  • Ensure that value for money is obtained from all suppliers;
  • Ensure that all supplier processes are consistent and interface to all corporate supplier strategies, processes and standard terms and conditions;
  • Maintain and review supplier and contracts databases;
  • Ensure that any underpinning contracts, agreements or SLA’s are aligned to business;
  • Ensure that roles between lead and sub contractors is documented and that interface and dependencies are scoped;
  • Review lead supplier processes to ensure that any sub contracted suppliers are meeting their contractual obligations
  • Performing contract or SLA – review annually;
  • Maintain a process for dealing with contractual disputes and manage such process;
  • Maintain a process for dealing with expected end, early end or service transfers.

IT Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery:

  • Implement and maintain the IT service continuity management process as aligned to business;
  • Ensure that all SCM plans, risks and activities underpin and align with all BCM plans;
  • Perform risk assessments and manage risk to prevent disasters;
  • Assess potential service continuity issues;
  • Perform post mortem review of service continuity tests;
  • Maintain a comprehensive testing schedule which includes testing and continuity.
  • IT Financial Management:
  • Manage the IT budget; keep records;

Manage IR, PO, and related processes and track.

  • Implement and maintain the IT service continuity management process as aligned to business;
  • Ensure that all SCM plans, risks and activities underpin and align with all BCM plans;
  • Perform risk assessments and manage risk to prevent disasters;
  • Assess potential service continuity issues;
  • Perform post mortem review of service continuity tests;
  • Maintain a comprehensive testing schedule which includes testing and continuity.

IT Financial Management:

Manage the IT budget; keep records;

Manage IR, PO, and related processes and track.

Requirements, Experience and Attributes

The ideal candidate for this post should have the following:

Qualification and Skills:

  • BSc in Computer Science or BSc in Engineering
  • Management qualification necessary
  • Exposure to enterprise application integration and experience with messaging technologies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Rational Unified Process.
  • Expertise in system modelling (UML) and architectural trade-off analysis.
  • Familiarity with Zachman Framework, TOGAF

Expertise in Enterprise Architecture Tools will be advantageous

Experience:

8+ years of experience in the development of distributed, mission critical applications in heterogeneous environments/architectures for multi-user systems.

5+ years working experience in networks and security systems design.

Experience with object oriented analysis, design and development

5+ years of management experience, cross functional team management and relationship building at all levels within the business

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Closing Date: Friday, July 23, 2010 | Gauteng

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