Plan, oversee and manage the purchase, integration and maintenance of computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.
ICT managers develop and direct information and communications technology (ICT) strategy within an organisation and make decisions about the ICT systems utilised. They lead teams of ICT specialists to implement their strategies, often requiring the purchase and integration of ICT hardware and software with existing systems.
Work is at the offices and headquarters of businesses and organisations.
Suits those with knowledge in computers, electronics, administration, management, customer service, mathematics and a strong command of the English language. Skills in critical thinking, reading comprehension, active listening and coordination with others will also be useful.
Formal qualifications in information technology or a related field, together with work experience in the ICT industry is usually required.
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