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Information technology and telecommunications directors

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.

£73,040

Median Salary

New workers start around £37,611. Normal pay is £73,040 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £132,710.

Daily Tasks

  • Ensures that new technologies are researched and evaluated in the light of the organisation.
  • Prioritises and schedules major IT/telecommunications projects.
  • Considers the required IT/telecommunications staffing levels, oversees recruitment and appointment of staff and directs training policy.
  • Develops the periodic business plan and operational budget for IT/telecommunications to deliver agreed service levels.
  • Directs the implementation within the organisation of IT/telecommunications strategy, infrastructure, procurement, procedures and standards.
  • Develops in consultation with other senior management the IT/telecommunications strategy of the organisation.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Learning Strategies
  • Mathematics
  • Science

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