Manager: Programmes (Digitization)

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DEPARTMENT: Community Development
BRANCH: Arts, Culture and Heritage
DESIGNATION: Manager: Public Programmes (Digitization)
REMUNERATION: R44 693,36 pm (basic salary, excluding benefits)
LOCATION: 21 Lillian Ngoyi Street, Newtown, Johannesburg

Minimum Requirements:

  • BCom Informatics, Information Technology Management of Information Technology
    Communication and Information Management Tertiary qualification in Information Science
    from a university at NQF level 7 (Degree, BCompt, BSc Computer Science, Bsc IT, BIT);
  • 5 – 7 years’ working in IT management;
  • Experience in managing back-end support for virtual platforms, electronic management
    systems and portals;
  • Managing the scope for digitization for public programmes, Museum Information and
    Museum Collection Management systems;
  • At least 2 years management experience at middle management level;
  • At least 5 years working experience as an Information professional, preferably in an arts
    or heritage environment, including experience with information systems and standards for
    museum collection management, digital imaging, Web management and electronic
    records management;
  • Experience end-user of IT, including operating systems, software, servers, networks and
    peripherals;
  • Culture and heritage experience and knowledge of national legislation for heritage,
    copyright, public records etc.;
  • Valid driver’s license.

Primary Function:
Plan, lead and direct the digitization of public programmes, events, museum collections
and special programmes, through the design and development of policies, systems,
procedures and controls, enabling the Directorate to create, manage, disseminate and
act on core business information, in line with international best practices and
legislative requirements, to accomplish the Directorate’s objectives and service to
clients.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Identify and define the immediate, short- and long-term objectives/plans associated with
    digitization of public programmes, events, museum collections and special programmes;
  • Develop, administer and maintain information systems for the implementation of public
    programmes and heritage collections;
  • Manage the Photography of all Public Programmes and Museum collection and Design a
    digital image archives for the Directorate’s business needs, e.g. exhibitions, publicity abd
    the Web;
  • Manage a virtual Public Programme through various platforms including Social Media,
    Website and Intranet pages for the Directorate to ensure access to e-services, electronic
    information, e-business and e-commerce for the arts, culture and heritage sectors;
  • Implement and administer the CoJ Electronic Records management System for business
    records;
  • Direct and control the professional, technical and operational outcomes associated with
    the information services function;
  • Manage information technology needs particularly specialist needs not supported under
    the City’s IT contract.

Leading Competencies:

  • Computer literacy (MS Office Packages, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Networking skills;
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and must be able to communicate
    and coordinate effectively with other stakeholders;
  • Attention to detail and high levels of accuracy and excellent planning, organising,
    coordinating and time management skills.

Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Digitization;
  • Knowledge of Museum Information Systems;
  • Knowledge of Web management and Electronic records management;
  • Knowledge of Project management;
  • Knowledge of Administration;
  • Knowledge of Public relations;
  • Collaborative/Teamwork, Values and Integrity, Attention to detail, and quality-focused;
  • Customer and Service Delivery Management (Batho Pele) Ethics, Professionalism;
  • Impact and Influence according to City’s protocols, legislation, and standards.

“All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be
considered. The City of Johannesburg applies the principles of employment
equity as per National legislation and policy guidelines and will consider
designated groups in line with these requirements. Preference will be given to
previously disadvantaged groups including those with disabilities.
Appointments will be made in accordance with the approved Employment
Equity Plan to promote its equitable representation in terms of race, gender and
disability.”

Please take note that only online applications will be considered. Please apply
by using the following link below:
https://share-eu1.hsforms.com/1pkJKrkxsTgu5WD0dRWry8gew554

APPLY ONLINE VIA THIS LINK: www.joburg.org.za

ENQUIRIES ONLY:
Contact Person: Thato Sepuru
Tel No: 011 407 7198

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, 05 JANUARY 2024

Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of
appointment/response is received within six (6) weeks of the closing date, they
must accept that their application was unsuccessful. By submitting your
application for a position at the City of Johannesburg, you are consenting that
the personal information submitted as part of your application may be used for
the purposes of the Recruitment and Selection and related process. In terms of
the Talent Acquisition Policy of the City of Johannesburg, you hereby consent
to the following risk checks should your application be shortlisted:

  • Credit Record,
  • CV validation,
  • Employment record verification,
  • Criminal check,
  • Identity validation.

All the best with your applications

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