Enterprise ICT Manager


Enterprise ICT Manager (Permanent)

Company South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
Reference # #EIM
Published 30/06/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Duration 12 Months
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is a public entity under the National Department of Science and Innovation.

SANSA has a mandate to drive the promotion and use of space and cooperation in space-related activities. To achieve this mandate, the Agency fosters research in space science and technology, advances space engineering programmes, and supports the creation of an environment conducive to industrial development in space technologies within the framework of national government policy. More information about the organization can be found at http://www.sansa.org.za

SANSA is committed to attracting, developing and retaining employees who are passionate about the success of the national space industry. Personal growth, which is one of our values, encourages employees to invest time in education and training through bursaries and training courses offered to them. SANSA thrives on our employees’ creativity, competencies and expertise, and on their ingenuity to succeed in a high performing environment. If you aspire to the SANSA values of Service, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity,
Personal Growth and Excellence, and living these in a fast paced and innovative environment, then SANSA could be the place for you.

The following opportunity exists in the Head Office situated in Pretoria, Gauteng to be filled by an individual with the relevant skills, drive, competencies, qualifications and who puts the interests of the nation first, has a commercial mind-set, thinks like our customers, is knowledge driven and people centric.

Job Functions Information Technology,Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research
Industries Government / Municipal,ICT – Information & Communications Technology,Infrastructure,IT – Information Technology,Ngo / Non-Profit,Parastatal,Research,Safety, Security & Defence,Science & Technology,Software Development
Reporting to the Executive Director: Enterprise Services, the successful candidate will be providing management and leadership of the organisation’s ICT capability, and responsible for the formulation and implementation of organisationally aligned ICT strategies to enable the business to achieve strategic and operational goals.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

• Strategy, planning and policies
• Enterprise infrastructure and applications
• ICT risk management
• ICT programme management and service delivery
• ICT strategic sourcing & budgeting.

Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications and experience. Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualification and citizenship checks as well as competency assessment and psychometric testing, may form part of the selection process.

SANSA subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities . Preference will be given to candidates in accordance with this. SANSA reserves the right to not make an appointment.

• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification in an ICT -related discipline, such as information systems or management information systems
• A minimum of 5 years ICT experience with at least 3 years at management level, preferably in a state owned entity environment
• Experience of successfully formulating and implementing an ICT strategy
• Experience of working with senior management to develop business focussed ICT and information security strategies that effectively support their business needs
• Experience of working in partnership with others, internal and external to the organisation, to deliver an effective ICT function.
Job Closing Date 14/07/2021