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Geographic & Information Technology Manager

Reference: 4413 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux

Job Description:

Oversee the entire development function and interaction between GIS, IT and Development teams to establish world-class standards in our cloud based digital platform and systems.

  • Drive (or facilitate) product and technology innovation of the digital platform by coordinating the functions of the IT, Development and GIS teams.
  • Strategic Direction: lead the review, development and implementation of an Operational Technology Strategy leveraging precision data, IoT and contemporary technologies to achieve company goals and industry leadership
  • Develop strategic plans and implement operational plans to provide information technology infrastructure to support our digital platform business goals;
  • Infrastructure: oversee the company’s data, security, maintenance and network capabilities, and implement the technical strategy.
  • Investigate how to further implement new technologies within the platform and to ensure its success.
  • Develop and implement work flow and project plans to accomplish work group objectives, assign work and monitor performance.
  • Client focused: Act as a liaison between the customer and the business by taking on the responsibilities of customer relations, getting a grasp on the target market and helping deliver solutions to the target market.
  • Oversee complex research and analyses for weekly reporting
  • Line management of the IT, Development and GIS teams
  • Prepare, negotiate and present budget and other funding proposals; monitor expenditures and operate within budget allocation.
  • Focus on customers (internal & external) and how their interactions might change as a result of technological developments & innovation.
  • Measure new efficiencies and ROI. Replacing manual processes with technology drives both cost savings and revenue generation.
  • Maintaining links with experts.


  • Tertiary qualification essential, preferably in Industrial, Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an IT or GIS environment Agricultural industry exposure advantageous.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans.
  • Own transport.

How to Apply:

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  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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