SALARY : R1 395 885 per annum (all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognised by SAQA in
Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent. Five [5] Years’
experience at senior managerial level in a similar environment. A certificate for
entry into the Senior Management Services (SMS) obtained from the National
School of Government (NSG) is compulsory and should be submitted prior to
appointment. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence. Required Knowledge:
Understanding of Public Service Policy and related legislative framework
(Public Service Act and Regulations, SITA Act and Regulations and Public
Finance Management Act). Understanding of System Development Life Cycle
(SDLC), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Control
Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT). Competencies
And Attributes: Demonstrable experience of designing and deploying large
scale project i.e. Data Centre environments, VPN, VOIP, Video Conferencing,
Security Technology etc. Competency in design and deployment of virtual
infrastructures including the supporting networking, storage, backup and
management. Project management. Strategic capability and leadership.
Service delivery innovation. Client orientation and customer focus. Financial
management. Change management. People management and empowerment.
Programme and project management. Communication skills (verbal and
written). Problem solving and decision making. Transformation management.
Influencing and impact. Policy development, facilitation, conflict management
and conceptual skills. Diversity management. Negotiation skills. Confidentiality.
Interpersonal relations and time management. Accountability. Diplomacy and
tact. Policy development and implementation. Good corporate governance
DUTIES : Provide direction in planning, designing and managing the IT Infrastructure and
Security Technology functions within the department. Install and accredit
solutions and changes assessing technical requirements and developing
relevant IT Infrastructure solutions (Surveillance, VPN, VOIP and Video)
conferencing. Plan and manage performance and capacity of IT resources to
ensure that cost justifiable capacity and performance are available to process
agreed workloads. Develop and maintain IT security roles and responsibilities,
policies, standards and procedures. Manage the IT infrastructure vendors and
State Information Technology Agency (SITA) to ensure successful fulfilment of
service level agreements. Provide leadership and strategic direction within the
Chief Directorate. Manage the development, implementation and monitoring of
applicable policies. Management of human resources, finances and assets.
Management of performance information.
ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: (012) 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: (012) 307
NOTE : Appointment under the Correctional Services Act

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