IT Manager


A leader in the manufacturing industry is looking to employ an IT Manager. The selected candidate will be reporting to the Head of ICT and will have a team of 4 Business Analysts reporting directly him/her. The IT Manager for Business Software is responsible for all enterprise software solutions utilized by the company.


  • Design and manage the ERP solution architecture and software solution portfolio
  • Lead ongoing projects for the upgrade / implementation of the ERP and PDLM software solutions
  • Support the continued adoption of Business Intelligence tools throughout the organization
  • Establish expert understanding of all software solutions and related business processes
  • Coach and mentor, the Business & Technical Analyst team to deliver software and support application solutions
  • Monitor metrics and measures for the application and support performance and collaborate with the ICT Infrastructure team accordingly.
  • Manage 3rd party developer and support contractors
  • Implement and enforce procedures for software security, quality assurance and internal audit

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years of ICT professional experience
  • Experience in business process analysis, enterprise software application deployment, business intelligence solutions and ICT Project Management
  • ERP expertise relevant to the Manufacturing & FMCG Business:
  • Broad technical experience in several IT solutions and environments with a demonstrable track record of ICT project deployment
  • Strong understanding of integration systems to maximise productivity through ERP and other supporting software suites for manufacturing / FMCG environments
  • Strong understanding of Industry standard Business intelligence & Big Data technologies
  • Strong understanding Software Quality, Auditing & Security
  • Capability to define and document operating procedures
  • Capability to think outside of available resources, challenge requirements and analyse, interpret and evaluate effectively
  • Strong knowledge of project management techniques, traditional and agile methodologies

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science or Business & IT. Preferably with Masters or post graduate specialisation.
  • Preferably Project management qualification / Agile Dev certification Experience


  • Car Cash Allowance
  • Communication Allowance
  • Performance Bonus
  • A relocation package is also being offered

Job Reference: AW971

  • Primary job focus
    Technical Infrastructure
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Middle Management
  • Employer industry
    Fast Moving Consumer Goods
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