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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2020
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    SBS is a Proudly South African company with its roots in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and has been delivering water and food storage solutions to targeted industries for over 20 years. SBS has a vision to impact positively on the communities where we operate and has remained true to that vision since the very beginning. SBS Tanks are pioneers of Zincalume steel ...
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    IT Systems Specialist

    The Role

    The purpose of the IT Systems Specialist is to take a senior technical lead role and as the Syspro (ERP) expert for the SBS Group, to ensure the smooth operation, optimal utilization, and stability of the Syspro system.

    The IT Systems Specialist will be the interface between SBS and its consulting IT companies and will manage and maintain all Email and File Server Infrastructure, IT Security and Firewall Protection across the SBS Group.

    Core Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):


    • Ensure uptime of the Syspro system.
    • Liaison between the Syspro consultant and ColabIT.
    • Capture and maintain all Bills of Quantities for inhouse production.
    • Maintain price lists and apply predetermined mark-ups in line with SBS Group policy.
    • Liaison with Engineering and Production on new products, and maintenance and improvement of existing product lines.
    • Identify Syspro system functionalities to support proposed or reviewed business processes.
    • Interface with various departments to define business processes and optimal utilization of the Syspro system to fulfil business needs.


    • Oversee the administration of Systems user accounts, permissions, and access rights for all IT Systems.
    • Manage and ensure the effectiveness and optimal operation of all IT Systems.
    • Manage and ensure the security and stability of all IT Systems.
    • Assess inhouse software issues with staff and take appropriate action to resolve issues.
    • Analyse and resolve faults ranging from User errors to System errors.
    • Undertake routine preventative measures and implement, maintain, and monitor all IT Systems.
    • Identify and create improvements to the IT Infrastructure.

    Training and Improvements:

    • Train and support staff on the administration and usage of the Syspro (ERP) system. Functional user training and technical training.
    • Train and provide technical support for end-users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for Software Systems.
    • Keep abreast of technology changes and be able to motivate and manage change where necessary.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required:

    • IT Degree/Diploma
    • High knowledge of Syspro (ERP) system
    • General hardware and network knowledge
    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Inventor is advantageous
    • Minimum of 3 years senior experience in a corporate IT Department
    • Willingness to learn, grow, and develop is important

    Characteristics/Personal Attributes:

    • Leader
    • Logical
    • Problem-solver
    • Desires self-development
    • High EQ
    • People person
    • Good communicator
    • Interpersonal and relational skills (good with communication and building relationships across organisational levels)
    • Attention to detail
    • Able to multi-task
    • Trustworthy
    • Values confidentiality
    • Must be on top of new developments in the IT world
    • Software management
    • Trained in the Syspro system, specifically users and controls
    • Excellent troubleshooting and fault-finding skills, with proven methodologies
    • Analytical, good with numbers (some financial background advantageous)
    • Know-how of corporate structures
    • Database management for BOM’s
    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Inventor or similar drawing system


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SBS Global Solutions on to apply

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