IT Manager

Philippines

09/01/2021

IT Manager

The IT Manager is responsible for maintaining reliable, secure and efficient data network communications. He is also responsible for configuration, maintaining and monitoring of all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operations. He will also provide support and solutions to the operations 24/7 when issues arises.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manage and administer information technologies, computer systems and network servers and firewall
  • Supports, configures, maintains and upgrades corporate network and server of online protection and system antivirus;
  • Designs, develops, implements and coordinates IT systems, policies and procedures;
  • Installs and integrates new server hardware and applications;
  • Ensures network security and connectivity;
  • Monitors network performance in terms of availability and utilization and test for weakness;
  • Set-ups user accounts, permissions and passwords;
  • Resolves problems reported by the end-user;
  • Investigate, diagnose and solve computer software and hardware faults
  • Defines network policies and procedures;
  • Specifies system problems and designs solutions;
  • Keeps active directory updated and confidential;
  • Audits systems and assesses their outcomes to be used for decision-making;
  • Preserves assets, information security and control structures;
  • Ensure security and integrity of data, network access, backup and servers
  • Maintains records of software license; and
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Take ownership of internal employees’ issues reported and see problems through to resolution
  • Research, diagnose, troubleshoot and identify solutions to resolve issues
  • Follow standard procedures for proper escalation of unresolved issues to the appropriate internal teams
  • Ensure proper recording and closure of all issues
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports
  • Provide prompt and accurate feedback to employees
  • Provide IT daily reports to your superior

Capabilities and Skills

  • Language proficiency : English
  • Proven working experience in enterprise technical support, IT support or as a technical engineer
  • Advanced knowledge of computer OS, software, equipments
  • Excellent Windows, Mac troubleshooting ability
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent client-facing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (email, documentation, etc)
  • Good time management skills
  • Universal Competencies (Core Values and SBL):
  • Respect People - Ability to consistently values the unique point of view of each individual within the company; Ability to consistently accepts objective feedback and share ideas that bring meaning and value to the team’s performance; Embraces diversity by understanding the perspectives of global counter parts or team members
  • Be Extraordinary - Creates value to the team that would create impact to business goals and objectives; Ability to consistently go the extra mile in delivering day-to-day responsibilities; Able to develop ideas or suggestions to improve the operations, policies or procedures within the team
  • Embrace Change - Welcomes unforeseen detours and turning them into opportunities to drive creative solutions for the team; Able to consistently demonstrates a positive attitude in accepting and acknowledging the constant changes in the company; Consistently embraces change while still delivering high-quality job performance
  • One Team With Passion - Demonstrates willingness to help and support other members of the team and expresses gratitude to those who have made significant contributions; Takes positive approach in interacting with fellow employees, both local and global; Show passion in achieving team's goals and objectives by ensuring individual objectives are met
  • Strength-Based Leadership - Being aware of individual strengths and appreciating its value in performing the job; Utilizes strengths and improving weaknesses in performing the duties and responsibilities; Shows personal leadership by driving the core values of the company to fellow employees
  • Functional and Technical Competencies:
  • Technical and Functional Capability - Ability to understand the nature of the business and carry out necessary processes relevant in the performance of the job; Ability to immediately resolve and take actions in any identified system and network glitches to prevent operational downtime; Ability to use IT modern tools that are beneficial in achieving business objectives
  • Organizational Excellence - Ability to utilize all the various tools at their dispatch in order to run local IT operations as efficiently as possible; Keen sense for how to best manage IT processes in order to achieve high levels of organization and productivity; Ability to establish an internal framework of IT standards and processes intended to engage and motivate internal clients to deliver products and services that fulfill customer requirements within business expectations
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving - Ability to see ideas and situations clearly and logically, translates strategy into action, and expertise in problem solving; Ability to apply logical method of acquiring information and analyzing data, and shows capability to develop effective and innovative solutions; Uses applicable tools and techniques to develop a strategy that prevents occurrence of similar concerns or issues
  • Leveraging Technology - Utilizes and stays current on available technology and office equipment; Skillfully uses state-of-the-art resources and employs technology to assist in work activities; Demonstrates proficiency in using on-line tools and business application packages for assigned area and related materials.
  • Facilitating Change - Ability to encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to address concerns and opportunities; Ability to facilitate the implementation and acceptance of change within the department and workplace; Ability to consistently remains open to ideas offered by others, and provide support and uses ideas in a collaborative way
  • Leadership Competencies:
  • Planning and Organizing - Ability to identify more important and urgent tasks, and ability to adjust when appropriate; Ability to establish efficient work standard in order to perform and achieve required output as planned and to effectively plan tasks including necessary resources, materials or equipment; Ability to carry out planned tasks and be able to accomplish within the given work schedule, and to guide others involve in the specific task/s accomplish the desired output
  • Managing Results - Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently; Identifies more critical and less critical activities and tasks, and ability to adjust priorities when appropriate; Ability to devise plans and system to increase cost-effectiveness of projects, optimizing financial layouts and reducing costs by restructuring the work, developing and putting more effective tool and method in place
  • Execution - Ability to establish personal accountability with the results of the given or assigned job function; Ability to consistently track progress of set metrics and suggests improvement when appropriate; Ability to balance long-term and short-term program based on established departmental strategies
  • Building Teams - Uses appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build cohesive team; Being able to refer back to the strength-based leadership of each team member and help in utilizing it to achieve the desired performance standards; Values and uses individual difference and talents to achieve organizational goals, and facilitates the completion of team goals; Listens to and fully involves others in team decisions and actions
  • Developing People - Plans and supports the development of individual’s skills and abilities so that they can fulfill current and future job/role responsibilities effectively; Ensures that opportunities for development are available, and provides various developmental tools such as formal and informal training, coaching and mentoring; Gives individuals specific and timely feedback on their performance related to performance goals

Qualifications and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information System and other related courses
  • Work Experience: 5 years' experience in network administration and managerial role
  • Hands-on experience in networking, routing, and switching
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure
  • Experience with firewalls, internet VPNs remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired
  • Ability to set-up and configure server hardware
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Knowledgeable in iMac and Macbook
  • Amenable to work in shifting schedule

Key Performance Indicators

  • Financial: Network Optimization (% of downtime due to network glitch)
  • Customer: IT Equipment Management • Security Management (Time to provide IT equipment/% of Security programs implemented)
  • Process / Operational: IT Audit Activity (Audit rate)
  • People: Professional Development Plan • Personal Development Plan (% of completion)

Expectations and Output

  • Optimizing network to prevent from operational downtime
  • Updating of IT-related reports to be used for decision-making
  • Conducts internal security audit in preparation for the external audit of the company
  • Collaborate with the Leadership team to ensure that everyone are made aware of the IT policies and procedures

Seniority Level

Managerial

Industry

Translation and Localization, Media Production, Broadcast Media

Employment Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

IT, Tech

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