Assistant IT Manager: Ladybrand (Free State)

Main purpose of the position:

The management of IT projects as well as the maintenance, development and implementation of software and IT systems for the company.

Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or similar tertiary qualification;
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the development, maintenance and implementation of software and IT systems;
  • At least 5 years’ managerial experience, especially in the management of IT projects with the aim of successful and timeous implementation.
  • Exceptional communication and language skills in Afrikaans and English;
  • Exceptional software development skills;
  • Software development skills in COBOL, RPG and the IBM-i operating system will be an advantage;
  • Previous experience in an agricultural environment recommended;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and manage a team and function within a team;
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills.


  • Coordination and management of IT projects, especially the productivity and the efficient utilisation of IT Programmers;
  • Testing and implementing of software and databases via an electronic implementation control system;
  • The development and maintenance of software and IT systems;
  • The maintenance of system standards;
  • Internal and external liaison;
  • Provide training and support to users on current and new software and IT systems;
  • Providing business related services to management.


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