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You might hire an IT manager to:

  • Coordinate, plan, and lead computer-related activities in an organization
  • Control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations

  • Manage IT staff by recruiting, training, and coaching employees

  • Ensure the security of data, network access, and backup systems

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Strong creative, analytical, and leadership skills
A passion for problem-solving
Ability to manage personnel
Professional certifications by regulatory body in country of employment
Experience with, or knowledge of, programming languages and operating systems
Prior experience in IT management