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Job title :Unit Head: Infrastructure and Telecommunication Operations Reference :136649
Company :City of Johannesburg
Professional Sector : Industry Sector : Business Management / General Management
Location : South Africa
Salary : 0.00 - 0.00
Applications open :2017-08-03Applications close :2017-08-22
Job Description

The City of Johannesburg is an equal opportunity employer  and reserves the right not to make an appointment.


Branch: Information Communication Technology and 
Information Management 
Unit Head: Infrastructure and Telecommunication 
Salary: R51 441.74 per month (basic salary excluding benefits)
Educational requirements and experience:
• University degree (NQF level 7) in Computer Science and 5 plus years’ equivalent 
work experience • Certifications in TOGAF v9.1; ITIL v5, ISO/IEC 27002 and COBIT 
• 5 years’ experience managing and delivering infrastructure design and operational 
excellence  with  3  years’  Middle  Management  experience  •  5  years'  successful 
leadership  of  an  infrastructure  team  •  Hands-on  experience  in  troubleshooting 
hardware • Knowledge of current protocols and standards, including ISO/IEC, COBIT 
• Conversant with programming languages such as C++, C-sharp, Visual Studio, etc 
• Infrastructure-related  application  support  experience  • Experience  in  interpreting 
the  applicability  of  regulatory  framework  to  company  operations  • Ability  to  make 
sound  and  logical  judgements  •  Demonstrated  leadership  and  personnel/project 
management skills • Good understanding of the Organisation’s goals and objectives 
• Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound 
decisions  in  emergency  situations  • Proven  analytical  and  problem-solving  abilities 
• Experience working in a team oriented, collaborative environment.
Job description: 
The incumbent will plan, organise and manage staff and overall operations to ensure 
stable  operation  of  the  organisation’s  IT  infrastructure  as  well  as  develop,  maintain, 
support and optimise key functional areas, particularly network infrastructure, server 
infrastructure  data  communication  and  telecommunication  systems.  In  addition,  he/
she will schedule and direct activities to resolve hardware and software problems in a 
timely and accurate fashion by supervising and ensuring the efficient operation of the 
company’s network, client servers, databases, and equipment. This includes managing 
the IT staff responsible for monitoring and diagnosing network and hardware problems. 
The  Infrastructure  and  Telecommunications  Director  will  also  work  closely  with  the 
IT executive staff and decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, 
develop, implement, and support cost-effective infrastructure solutions for all aspects 
of the organisation.
Applications accompanied by a comprehensive CV, should be e-mailed to 
Enquiries: Sedick Hendricks, tel. (011) 407-6767

These are employment equity-targeted positions and preference will be given to EE-targeted groups, including people with disabilities.
Closing date: 22 August 2017
The City of Johannesburg is an equal opportunity employer  and reserves the right not to make an appointment. 
Appointment will be made in accordance with the COJ’s EE Policy. 
Applications must contain at least 3 referees. An application  letter together with a comprehensive CV must be forwarded  to the contact details as mentioned above. If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the  closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.