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Ethiopian Construction Desi...
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Full Time
24 January, 2023
Job Title

IT Manager

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Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • BSc in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Management Information Systems (BMIS) or related fields. MSc/MA will be a Plus,
  • 7+ year work experience out of which 2 years in a senior management role is an advantage
  • Experience working in an international organization OR setting is a requirement,

Required Skills and competencies

Expert knowledge of IT best practices, policies and regulations

  • In-depth understanding of programming, computer science and digital securit
  • A proven professional experience and a detailed knowledge of industry’s best practice processes.
  • A clear understanding of client/server technology and network architecture
  • Good communication, including writing, speaking and active listening
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Advanced leadership and conflict management skills
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Great project management skills, including organization, planning, time management and prioritization

Ethiopian Construction Design and Supervision Works Corporation (ECDSWCo.) is transforming and diversifying from the current consultancy business operations. Taking advantage of the existing ECDSWCo.’s strength and maximizing on the newly emerging external opportunities that are being prevalent with the shifts in Ethiopian Economic Policy – the Corporation is aiming to play a significant role to the success of the Ethiopian Construction Industry -by creating a vibrant business institution that will not only fill the gap that is in the current construction industry, but also replace the need for having international construction companies that are dominating the government mega scale projects.

To this, the Corporation is emerging as an Engineering and Investment Group. The proposed name of the Group is ‘’Ethiopian Engineering and Investment Group (EEIG)’’. The Group will comprise of three main operational business units i.e., Consultancy, Construction and Investment.

 EEIG-Construction business unit key activities are high-end complex construction projects, predominately high-rise commercial and residential buildings, real-estate; infrastructure (roads, railways and airports) & water and energy sector construction. EEIG-Construction alone would grow into a conglomerate of several business units including Piling, underground and foundation Works, Fit-Out, Energy (Solar Solutions), Electro- Mechanical Solution, Facility Management, Landscape and Construction Materials Production.

EEIG Construction is launched with the vision of being the best construction company in Ethiopia with a strategy of Timeously executing high-end complex projects, by utilizing proactive management skills as a Design and Build Contractor in order to achieve an optimum return and aspiring to be a competitive and preferred choice that can replace the current dependence on international contractors and deliver excellence. EEIG Construction will uphold Courage, Integrity, Reliability, Value for its People and Innovation as its core values.

As such the Construction business is looking to hire for the below position at the moment!

Position Overview/Scope of role:

We are looking for an IT Manager that will be responsible for the seamless and efficient operations of our business within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs, and timelines. Will also ensures that all employees have the technology they need to get their job done, from a reliable laptop to up-close coordination with other departments like HR or finance so data is secure.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience to leverage technology and assist the company in achieving its goals and objectives. 

Top Roles and Responsibilities: 


  • Plan, organize, control, and evaluate IT and electronic data operations
  • Design, develop, implement, and coordinate systems, policies as well as procedures ensuring the right architecture and functionality,
  • Oversee the configuration, administration, and monitoring of various solutions, network, and system security,
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems,
  • Developing new network troubleshooting strategies to help reduce downtime and decrease maintenance cost
  • Ensure new technologies, software and systems are adopted inline with the business strategies
  • Lead ERP system adaptation and implementation
  • Creating rational strategies for upgrading the company’s network software whenever a new update is available Preserve assets, information security and control structures.
  • Ensure  best employee experience is created
  • Perform other tasks as aligned with line manager


  • Provide strategic advice on using technology to achieve the goals of the company,
  • Recruit and train IT staff as well as organize employee coaching sessions on existing and new systems, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance
  • Audit systems, assess their outcomes, identify problematic areas, and implement strategic solutions in time and at cost,
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy.
  • Working closely with other department Managers to assess the growth needs
  • Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness
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