ICT Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.
A Bachelor Degree or higher, or at least 5 years of relevant experience is usually needed to work in this job. Around two in three workers have a university degree.
- analysing information needs and specifying technology to meet those needs
- formulating and directing information and communication technology (ICT) strategies, policies and plans
- directing the selection and installation of ICT resources and the provision of user training
- directing ICT operations and setting priorities between system developments, maintenance and operations
- overseeing the security of ICT systems
- Chief Information Officer
- ICT Project Manager
- Other ICT Managers
Chief Information Officer (also called Chief Technology Officer)
Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the ICT strategies, plans and operations of an organisation to ensure the ICT infrastructure supports the organisation's overall operations and priorities.
ICT Project Manager
Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates quality accredited ICT projects. Accountable for day-to-day operations of resourcing, scheduling, prioritisation and task coordination, and meeting project milestones, objectives and deliverables within agreed timeframes and budgets.
Specialisations: ICT Development Manager
Other ICT Managers
Includes IT Service Delivery Manager and Network Manager