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14 Sep 2021


National University of Vanuatu –  Port Vila, Efate

Job Description

1. Become fully familiar with:

  • NUV’s mission, structure, strategic directions, IT systems and regulations

2. Ensure the effective implementation of all NUV IT functions, including:

  • Managing, updating and further developing all of NUV computers and information systems
  • Developing implementation plans for dealing with complex requests for change or for the introduction of new services, evaluating risks to integrity of infrastructure inherent in proposed implementations and review the effectiveness of change implementation.
  • Managing IT staff by recruiting and training employees, communicating job expectations, and monitoring performance.
  • Monitoring daily operations, including server hardware, software, and operating systems.
  • Managing the definition, documentation and satisfactory completion of projects identifying, assessing and managing risks to the success of the project.
  • Ensuring that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and provide regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Selecting and purchasing new and replacement hardware and software, when necessary.
  • Coordinating technology installations, upgrades, and maintenance.
  • Testing, troubleshooting, and modifying information systems so that they operate effectively.
  • Generating performance reports for operating systems.
  • Assuring all IT activities are performed within the parameters of applicable laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Evaluating technology risks in order to develop a network disaster recovery plan and backup procedures.
  • Remaining up to date with advances in technology and industry best practices, especially as they apply to universities.
  • Designing and supporting IT training for NUV staff and students, as needed;
  • Overseeing and reviewing the work and performance of all IT staff, ensuring productivity and engagement;
  • Effectively liaising with Deans of Faculties on special IT needs for teaching staff and students
  • Preparing and administering the annual IT budget and ensuring cost effectiveness

3. Other:

  • Participate in regular NUV management meetings
  • Advise managers and executives on key IT issues
  • Ensure effective management of IT related conflicts and issues

Three-year local contract

Annual salary: 3.9 M VT + 25 % Benefits

Job Expired 30/09/2021

Job Category: IT. Job Type: Full-Time. Job Salary: 3,000,000 or more.

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