The Area IT Manager will be responsible for supervising the IT services across a number of programs.
The post holder will manage the IT services, ensuring that work complies with agreed priorities, policies, standards and procedures whilst providing hands-on support when required.
In addition they will manage the IT resources, including assisting with the preparation of budgets and assessing the cost effectiveness of hardware and software purchases.
They will also be required to propose projects and work on projects assigned by the IT Management Team.
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent experience. They will hold an IT management qualification or have the equivalent experience along with excellent spoken and written English. They should also have experience of managing IT teams together with knowledge and experience of a variety of technical areas including Firewalls, Networking, Servers, Backup Systems, Security, Microsoft Systems, Active Directory, Server Virtualisation and Client Systems.
MAF Arnhem Land is seeking a person with a passion for technology, missions and a desire to see the following purpose fulfilled: “To share God’s love through aviation and technology.”
The post holder will research technology ministry needs in remote Arnhem Land communities, plan and implement new initiatives while at the same time establish and maintain relationships with local Yolngu people and partner organisations.
The successful candidate will have an intermediate IT knowledge, having exposure to multiple software platforms, different applications, hardware and networking. They will need to be a good communicator, with excellent people skills, a quick learner and flexible.
We’re missionaries first. In addition to any specific technical qualifications that may be required, we also require that all applicants and their spouses (if applicable) . . .
Have growing, personal relationships with Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, including a certain amount of Bible training
Have personal commitments to serve cross-culturally based on a clear understanding of God’s command to make disciples of all nations and serve those in need
Be team players with servant hearts
Be affirmed by other mature Christians of their spiritual maturity and suitability for missionary service
Have a history of active involvement in a local church and/or Christian service
Be in good health, possessing physical stamina, and perseverance
Be willing and able to help raise financial support for MAF programs and present the ministry of MAF wherever possible (after acceptance, MAF will train you on partnership development)
Be Canadian citizens and/or Canadian residents. If married, at least one of you must be a Canadian citizen. If neither of you are Canadian citizens, please contact the MAF support country nearest you (click here for a full listing or contact us toll-free at: 1.877.351.9344)
A word or two about the process of applying for an overseas posting:
Considering a career with MAF isn’t like changing jobs here in Canada.
The very nature of our work, and the places where we minister, require that all our candidates be qualified and up to the task. As a result, the process involved in applying with MAF as a career missionary can be a long one, so patience is a must.
But if you’re serious about joining, this is a good place to start.
First, in case you missed them, please take a moment to read our minimum standards and requirements for overseas service found above. This list is by no means comprehensive, but is designed to help you recognize if a career with MAF is right for you.
If MAF is still where you want to be, let us know of your area of interest and qualifications, by completing a simple introductory questionnaire that gives us a chance to get to know you.
To begin the application process, simply click on the appropriate link above, or speak with an MAF recruiter by calling our national office toll-free during regular business hours at: 1.877.351.9344.
Please note that to join MAF-Canada, you must be a Canadian citizen and/or a permanent resident of Canada.
IF YOU ARE NOT A CANADIAN CITIZEN and have reached this site from a country other than Canada but are still interested in pursuing a career with MAF, contact the MAF office nearest you (click here for a full listing).
Additionally, before beginning the application process, you should click here to review our Statement of Faith.