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Job Summary

The IT Manager role will ensure the provision of superior customer service throughout the business, through the maintenance, enhancement, and efficient operation of IT functions. Additionally, the role will include responsibility for ensuring the security and integrity of IT operations and systems, as well as the line management of IT officers and associates. The flexibility to work outside normal business hours is integral to this role, as is the ability to work under broad direction and minimal supervision.

  • Minimum Qualification:Degree
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Provide the first point of IT Support contact for all local NewGlobe staff, covering all hardware, software, and associated peripherals 
  • Deploy computers, school technology, and associated peripherals including new installations and redeployment of existing equipment 
  • Install and configure operating systems and software to agreed standards under the direction of the Director of IT and other senior IT personnel 
  • Manage the local area network and internet connection 
  • Recommend, source, install, and maintain network equipment such as firewalls, routers, and switches 
  • Maintain existing equipment to standards, by performing upgrades, new installations, and carrying out routine procedures 
  • Assist in the compilation and maintenance of an accurate inventory of hardware and software, and ensure that records are kept up-to-date within the service desk system 
  • Ensure network security through the installation of appropriate hardware and software, as well development of IT policies 
  • Troubleshoot technical issues to resolution and/or escalate to colleagues, suppliers, or partner organizations as required 
  • Log all incidents and service requests in NewGlobe’s designated service desk system 
  • Manage service desk tickets, planning and prioritizing systematically to minimize backlog and ensure operational efficiency 
  • Expedite the repair of hardware faults and software configuration problems, notifying or forwarding to the relevant suppliers in a timely manner 
  • Work with colleagues to monitor the performance of NewGlobe systems, ensuring that issues are appropriately escalated and resolved 
  • Supervise, train, and mentor junior staff members in all of the above 
  • Provide technical assistance to project teams and undertake technical project roles when required.
  • Manage IT infrastructure improvement projects, including scheduling and budgeting 
  • Demonstrate commitment to and promotion of a culture of service excellence and continual improvement within the IT Department 
  • Maintain and develop excellent working relationships with key suppliers, conducting dealings in a professional and appropriate manner 
  • Provide at all times a professional, courteous, and rapid response to individual users.


Requirements:

  • Excellent technical knowledge of PC hardware 
  • Working technical knowledge of current protocols, operating systems, and standards
  • Software and hardware troubleshooting 
  • Windows desktop (7/8/X) and Windows Server (at least 2012) experience 
  • Routers, switches, and firewall experience 
  • Microsoft Office support 
  • Active Directory administration 
  • TCP/IP 
  • Experience working and training on a variety of IT subjects and applications 
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills. Good research skills, including the ability to identify and propose solutions to issues/crisis 
  • Knowledge of Android technologies, smartphones, LAN, and Wifi configurations 
  • Experience with the admin of Microsoft systems such as Navision, IIS, or Sharepoint. 
  • Experience with AWS. 
  • A Degree from a recognized university with top marks in Computer Science or a related discipline. 
  • 5 - 10 years of relevant IT/industry work experience 
  • Experience working within a fast-paced environment 
  • Relevant Microsoft certification 


Location: South South



NewGlobe supports visionary governments to transform public education systems, the cornerstone of a prosperous, equitable, and peaceful society.

With a comprehensive system transformation platform and data-driven educational services, NewGlobe delivers rapid and dramatic improvements in learning outcomes at the state and nationwide scales. Through building impactful partnerships and programs, NewGlobe ensures that all children have access to an education that will develop their full potential and create a foundation for growth and prosperity. 

NewGlobe leverages more than a decade of educational experience and proven impact in integrated school management, teacher professional development, instructional design innovation, technological system support, child-centered classroom practice, and parent engagement -- all grounded in learning science -- to ensure each teacher is empowered to engage children in transformational learning, and all children have the opportunity to develop to their full potential. Every day, NewGlobe supports governments to solve what were once seen as intractable problems, and by doing so, ensures this generation will be able to grow up to lead more fulfilled lives, while simultaneously building economic prosperity for themselves, their communities, and the globe. 


NewGlobe’s high-touch, intensive professional development programs, along with integrated school management, teacher support, and assessment software, enable schools to succeed. NewGlobe works within the state and national curricula and syllabi, ensuring all children are empowered to learn their own history, and master local content, while being globally competitive in mathematics and languages. The science of behavior change and the science of learning is at the foundation of all programming. 

NewGlobe works with urgency because youth quickly becomes adulthood and relentlessly because improvement requires continuous problem-solving. NewGlobe is honored to serve and to help rebuild trust in public systems. 

NewGlobe’s work is all-encompassing and will challenge you to use your full mind, and heart, each day. We need bright minds who want to be part of building a new globe -- a more equitable globe -- to join us. 


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