Experience

  • IT Manager

    at United national Breweries

    August 2019 - at Present

    Gauteng

    Managing IT staff by recruiting and training employees, communicating job expectations, and monitoring performance. Overseeing the annual IT budget and ensuring cost effectiveness. Monitoring daily operations, including server hardware, software, and operating systems. Coordinating technology installations, upgrades, and maintenance. Selecting and purchasing new and replacement hardware and software, when necessary. Testing, troubleshooting, and modifying information systems so that they operate effectively. Generating performance reports for operating systems. Assuring all IT activities are performed within the parameters of applicable laws, codes, and regulations. Evaluating technology risks in order to develop a network disaster recovery plan and backup procedures. Remaining up to date with advances in technology and industry best practices.

  • IT Manager

    at ICT-Works

    February 2016 - July 2016

    Gauteng

    Managing a technical team of 6 people for our Head Office, Centurion and Cape Town offices and rest of Africa Support. Project Manager for the implementation of the service support centre as a co-initiative. Integral part of the establishment of an EPMO, KBMS and DMS project implementation.Developing business cases for new projects and part of tender submissions and proposals. Evaluating user needs and system functionality for both inwards and client facing IT and ensuring that ICT facilities meet these needs. Planning, developing, implementing and tracking the ICT budget, obtaining competitive prices from suppliers, to ensure cost effectiveness Scheduling upgrades and security backups of hardware and software systems Researching and installing new systems to align with company strategy and initiatives Policy writing and procedures documents

  • IT Manager

    at CG Engineering Projects (Pty) Ltd

    May 2014 - December 2015

    Limpopo

    ICT Consulting and Support Provide Cad and ICT support Administer and manage Autodesk Cad software LAN Availability, LAN Integrity, Internet monitoring, anti-virus software Disaster recovery Backups and restores Budget control Vendor Interface and supervisor of consultants Database support administrator IT support IT consulting Provide Cad support to design staff Ad-hoc project management Server support (hardware and software) Troubleshooting License and risk manager. Policy writing and procedure documents e.g. standard operating procedures

  • CAD Manager / Projectwise administrator

    at RSV – Read, Swatman and Voigt (Pty) Ltd

    September 2006 - April 2014

    Gauteng

    Description Manage small technical team Administer & manage Autodesk Cad software including customisations Bentley project Wise and micro station implementations and support ICT support to Internal Users, Project Office Support and IT consulting Provide Cad and ICT support to design staff at head office and Rustenburg office including site support at various client sites e.g. Mine sites. Ad-hoc project management which included ICT and Project Wise implementation, upgrades, maintenance and support at Head Office, client sites e.g. Riversdale mining site, Tete, Mozambique and Rustenburg. License manager for all engineering and drawing office software.

  • IT Manager

    at Metrofile Pty (Ltd)

    November 2004 - August 2006

    Province of the Western Cape

    Manage small technical team Responsible for LAN availability Responsible for LAN integrity Internet monitoring Responsible for Anti-Virus software Disaster recovery Backups and restores Responsible for remote access control Vendor interface and supervisor of consultants Database administrator Project management Server support (hardware and software) Troubleshooting. Ad-hoc ICT support for our Durban and Port Elizabeth branches.

  • Computer Systems Administrator

    at Trencor Containers

    June 1998 - October 2004

    Province of the Western Cape

    Customization of Baan /report writing Documentation of procedures Responsible for purchasing of hardware Responsible for LAN availability Enforcement of permissions to promote confidentiality of data, Responsible for network security Responsible for password management Internet monitoring Responsible for Anti-Virus software Disaster recovery Responsible for backups and restores Responsible for remote access control Vendor interface and supervisor of consultants Website administrator Database administrator Project management Desktop support (hardware and software) End user training of applications IT and Cad Support to the drawing office staff

  • IT consultant

    at ComputAssist

    April 1997 - May 1998

    Province of the Western Cape

    Installing and configuring hardware and software components to ensure usability. Troubleshooting hardware and software issues. Repairing or replacing damaged hardware. Upgrading the entire system to enable compatible software on all computers. Performing tests and evaluations on new software and hardware. Providing support to users and being the first point of contact for error reporting. Establishing good relationships with all clients Conducting daily backup operations. Managing technical documentation.

Education

  • BSC Informatics

    at UNISA

    2019 - 2019 (1 year)

  • Cloud Practioner

    at AWS

    2018 - 2018 (1 year)

  • PRINCE2

    at Axelos

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • ORACLE

    at Oracle

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • Risk Management

    at University of Pretoria

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • ITIL

    at Axelos

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • MCSE

    at IT IQ

    2003 - 2003 (1 year) Province of the Western Cape

  • MCP

    at IT-IQ

    2003 - 2003 (1 year)

  • MCSE & MCP

    at Microsoft

    2003 - 2003 (1 year)

Languages

  • Afrikaans Native

  • English Native

  • French Elementary

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