Our client, a successful player in the ICT & Telecoms industry is looking for IT Support officer to join their team. The ideal candidate for this role will have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
Supervises information technology (IT) support staff; oversees computer system and software maintenance and repair; assists with computer equipment purchasing and installation; and maintains networks and connectivity for users.
Coordinates training and orientation for new technology users and helps them become familiar with equipment and networks.
Ensures all users benefit from effective technology and efficient Internet access, and continually assesses needs and requirements.
Organizes support, troubleshooting, and repair for IT equipment and networks.
Monitors online security for users and networks and takes appropriate steps to address security breaches if necessary.
Establishes relationships with technology and component vendors.
Oversees IT support department staff, including education, training, and call center specialists.
Advises human resources colleagues on staffing needs and participates in the hiring and training process. Manages departmental budget and tracks spending on equipment and staff.
Develops and maintains emergency plans to address equipment, power, or security failure to ensure preservation of technology and data.
Has a thorough understanding of available technology and researches to learn about innovative solutions and new releases.
Attends and presents at trade shows and technology showcases to remains up-to-date regarding new developments.
Offers specialized expertise in IT demands for a particular industry, such as education, finance, or manufacturing.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a Related Field, Experience with Computers and Networks, Leadership, Management, Staffing, Written and Verbal Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Computers, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Attention to Detail, Working Under Pressure, Ability to Meet Goals. Salary Guide: $1000 – $1500.