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Cape Town & Johannesburg

IT Infrastructure Networks Project Manager

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A leading investment group seeks the expertise of an IT Infrastructure Networks Project Manager to join their team. Please note that this is a fixed term contract.

Core duties
Identify, gather, analyse and document company network infrastructure requirements and translate these into specifications.
Effectively communicate infrastructure requirements to internal infrastructure team and external IT suppliers.
Work with Project Managers from other teams in IT, to deliver IT components of business projects.
Take ownership of Infrastructure network projects to manage the migration from the current incumbent to an alternate 3rd party networks provider.
Communicate project progress via required reporting mechanisms.
Ensure that solutions conform to Infrastructure standards, and compliance and security requirements.
Assist the Head of IT Infrastructure with other initiatives as and when required.

Adhering to the Code of Ethics and related policies, including personal account dealing, gifts, inside information, etc.
Ensuring Compliance forms and declarations are completed and returned on a timely basis
Ensuring timely completion of Compliance training
Ensuring that you maintain appropriate level of training and threshold competence levels
Ensuring you keep up to date on procedures and best practice relevant to your job responsibilities
Ensuring regulatory, client and other corporate records are maintained
Ensuring that firm and client data and property, including IT data, are properly protected and that advised best practices are followed to maintain confidentiality and security of all data
Reporting any possible and actual breaches, errors, or complaints
Reporting any possible concerns about conduct or unfair treatment of customers to Compliance
Reporting any suspicion that a client, investor, or employee may be involved in money laundering, fraud or other crime
Being alert to possible wider Compliance and Operational Risk issues within the general business

Ensuring that your team procedures are kept up-to-date
Ensuring that all changes in business practice are taken through the appropriate business forums
Ensuring that regulatory, client and other corporate reporting deadlines are met
Ensuring that if handling client monies and client assets that they are properly protected, recorded and reconciled
Maintaining “ethical walls” with other parts of the company and within the company group under the inside information requirements

Technical Knowledge and Experience:
Formal networking certifications (e.g. CCIE)
At least 5 Years’ experience in a Technical Networks Infrastructure role
Preferably 10+ years industry and project management experience
Significant experience managing significant infrastructure projects
Must be fluent in English

Expert knowledge of LAN/WAN , TCP/IP s and Firewall Technology
Experience Administering Storage Area Networks
Experience of administering Systems Centre
Experience of administering Back up Technologies
Experience supporting and administering Windows Server, Windows OS, Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, ADFS and DHCP
Experience supporting Global Email environments using Exchange and Secure Email Gateway technology
Experience of Administering and support Virtualisation technologies – VMware and / or Hyper-V
Experience with MimeCast
Basic SQL SSMS Experience
Experience of Skype for Business including enterprise voice features or similar Unified Communications

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both verbal and written
Able to multi-task; work to tight deadlines and able to cope under pressure
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Strong problem solving ability/logical thinker and highly numerate
Ability to see the bigger picture
Must be organised and able to prioritize duties and responsibilities
Strong personality, self-assured, self-confident and assertive
Able to work in a team and potentially lead BAs and IT developers.
A passion for change and a sense of real achievement based on delivery

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