Reference: 5377 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert

Job Description:

  • Business Applications:
    • Stabilize Business Applications Systems
    • Manage change requests to Business Application Systems
    • Manage bug fixes to Business Application Systems
    • Drive optimization opportunities within Business Application Systems
    • Provide business application tools, such as business intelligence tools and be a strategic business partner to the main functional departments of the organization
  • Data Integrity: Stabilize and ensure data flow, external systems and error log
  • Communication: Optimize available communication mediums and introduce new platforms where applicable
  • Security:  Maintain & continuously improve IT security levels within company policy and guidelines
  • Hardware and Software:
    • Manage the maintenance of all hardware and operating system infrastructure, as well as software service providers
    • Knowledge of Microsoft tools to be aligned to global standardization
  • International: Operate as a link between Dole Corporate IT and SA entities; Maintain and continuously improve relationships with Company
  • Budget Cost Control:  Propose annual IT and Systems budget and stay / manage within approved budget
  • Compliance:
    • QMS – Maintain ISO accreditation
    • GCC Adherence
    • Adherence to Group Systems & IT Policy
  • Digital Transformation: Investigate/source and propose digital based support and new inventions to business. Implement approved projects and maintain within approved budgets
  • Staff Management
    • Guide, lead and mentor the Systems & IT Team to maintain and improve support service levels.
    • Leading new IT management models and performance improvements (i.e. agile, loT, trends, etc.)


  • Formal tertiary qualifications with at least 5 – 7 years’ Senior Management relevant work experience in the industry (understanding of the export of fresh fruit will be advantageous)
  • Meticulous accuracy and attention to detail when reporting
  • Exceptional computer software skills
  • Good communication and interaction skills with people on all levels in the organization
  • Ability to guide, direct and influence people in such a way that outputs are positively performed
  • Ability to travel

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