Information Technology Architecht

DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES
REF NO: (DMR/18/0035)
SALARY : R948 174 per annum Level 13 (All-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Head Office, Pretoria
CLOSING DATE : 31 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
A Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related study coupled with five (5) years relevant experience at middle/senior management level PLUS the following key competencies: Knowledge: In depth understanding and knowledge of the minerals and mining industry.
The regulatory regime affecting the minerals and mining industry.
Government policies and legislation.
Public administration, legislation and management.
The processing of rights in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, (Act 28 of 2002) as amended and operational functions of a manager.
Financial management.
Skills: Communication of EA concepts and tracking progress toward the future state that relies heavily on models.
Familiarity with MDM, BI, and data warehouse design and implementation techniques.
Understanding of the differences between metadata, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenge of applying structured techniques to less structured sources.
Business domain, data/content and process understanding.
Effective conceptualisation, pattern recognition and teaming skills.
Design-Thinking Skills.
Data-Modelling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level.
Ability to access rapidly changing technologies and apply them to the business needs.
System Integration.
Ability to analyse project, Program and portfolio needs, as well as to determine the resources needed to achieve objectives and outcome cross-functional barriers.
Communication/facilitation- Present ideas clearly and effectively facilitate discussions.
Persuasive.
Planning, Organizing and problem-solving skills.
People Management.
Consensual building skill.
Strategic capability and leadership skills.
Project management and research skill.
Understanding policy development and implementation.
Monitoring and Evaluation, Project management and research skill, Understanding policy development and implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation.
Communication: Good Listener and Communicator (written and verbal) Assertive and able to communicate with people at different levels.
Creativity: Organisational Knowledge Custodianship.
Managing, Coaching and empowering others, Problem Solving, Self-driven and Innovative.
Other: Applying pragmatic thinking architecturally to the organisation`s business environment, and envision the relevant business implications and scenarios involved.

DUTIES :
Develop, Implement and maintain department`s Enterprise Information Architecture model for the Department.
Champion all processes regarding the development of information technology (ICT) policies and procedures in line with national policies.
Investigate the department information systems to bridge gaps 13 between the current and future state and develop road maps for the orderly transition.
Lead the Department in exploiting technology and use knowledge of information technology solutions to drive organisational change and support information architecture model.
Provide strategic support and advice to business analysts, System Developers, Data Managers, ICT Security and network infrastructure units.
Attend and fully participate in the Departmental ICT Strategic and intergovernmental committees and forums.

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