Group IT Director

Leading Group of Companies

Posted at : July 9, 2018

Years of Experience :
More than 15 years
Career Level :
Job Status :
Full time
Salary Range :
not mentioned
Vacancies :
not mentioned
Job Type :
Location :
Industry :

     - Construction/Real Estate

     - Food/Beverages

     - Transportation/Shipping/Distribution

Job role :

     - Information Technology/Software

Speciality :

     - Business/Management/accounting

Job Description :



    • Managing the deployment, development, monitoring, maintenance, upgrading and support of organisational IT systems. This will include operating systems, servers, PCs, software apps, telephones and peripherals.


    • Providing expert advice and support when systems are being upgraded or installed, or when there are conversions or file maintenance.


    • Overseeing the development and enhancement of systems and integrating
      new systems with those existing.


    • Working with staff to develop plans and strategies so client services can be enhanced, user effectiveness improved and innovation encouraged.


    • Liaising regularly with executive and senior management as well as systems users.


    • Managing it staff, with responsibility for hiring, evaluation, training, guidance, disciplinary procedures and dismissals.


    • Developing standard operating procedures allied to best practice, and ensuring written protocols and guidelines are provided for it staff and all end-users.


    • Ensuring written documentation is created and maintained, to include user and system manuals, licence agreements and all documentation relating to modifications and upgrades.


    • Keeping up-to-date with the most recent technologies and advising on what new technological solutions and their implementation will meet business and systems requirements.


    • Negotiating with suppliers of hardware and software to get the best deal, including external support, and being responsible for contracting consultants and making service agreements.


  • Creating a budget for each project as well as managing the financial aspects of the entire IT department such as purchases and ongoing budgeting.

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