Vice President of Information Technology – Information Technology
Initiate International
Johannesburg
15d ago

Are you Senior IT professional looking for an exciting challenge in a fast paced environment? Keep reading! An amazing casino and resort based in Johannesburg have a great job opportunity for a Vice President of Information Technology to join their team.

Not only will you have a challenging and interesting job , this company also offers opportunities for training and professional growth, as well as an unparalleled salary and benefits package, visa and relocation assistance, housing allowance, discretionary performance-related bonus and more!

Your key job responsibilities as the Vice President of Information Technology in Johannesburg will include :

  • Leading the IT Department in a 24 7 environment providing outstanding customer service and support
  • Liaise with management and users, and Corporate IT staff to ensure that business requirements are adequately met and that applications and systems are properly utilized
  • Review current, monitor and implement Technology standards that are in accordance with Corporate IT standard
  • Participate in tactical and strategic planning for IT
  • Provide and manage departmental staffing in accordance with company and corporate standards
  • Develop, implement, and manage written standard operating procedures for day-to-day IT operations
  • Establish, manage and operate an IT Service Desk that provide services to include incident management and issue escalation, service requests, change management and project management utilizing an IT ticket management and tracking system
  • Develop and manage the departmental budget
  • Provide time, equipment, and financial resources to keep staff professional certifications current and in concert with the evolving IT environment
  • Requirements for this Vice President of Information Technology job in Johannesburg :

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferable
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English; both in oral and written form. Russian and Mandarin speakers will be an advantage
  • 10 years IT operations experience in a managerial role required. Preferably for hotels or gaming resorts
  • Proven experience in gaming systems, POS / ERP systems. Knowledge in IGT system is a definite advantage
  • Proven experience in network / server architecture and operations
  • Proven ability to provide strategic technological input to business decisions
  • Having qualifications such as a MCSE, Help Desk Institute HDM, and or experience with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library ITIL are pluses
  • Strong financial acumen relative to business metrics including labour, revenues, budgets, and capital expenditures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment and maintain physical stamina, proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with guests, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines
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