What does the IT Manager do? Typically your IT manager is the source of motivation of your IT Department and a driving engine of your IT team perfromance. What really makes the IT Manager position is unique from other Department Manager position is their complexity reporting line, yup it’s true. You seldom see now IT Manager reporting in a single line as his/her Department function plays a pivotal role in your Business Innovation thrust. Nowadays IT Manager has so many different reporting matrix and you’ll understand why this is happening, is because of the business perspective control level. Another thing you need to be aware is that IT department budget expenses is huge and that’s a main reason why Business Stakeholders require them to have multiple reporting line which is “very understandable”.
If your Company is ranging from Mid-scale then definitely your IT Manager is also in-charge of safe keeping your business sensitive files as no one credible enough in your IT Department can take this critical role. With that being said your IT Manager possess a dynamic leadership role in your Middle Organization as he/she need to be on top of the current food chain of the technology and constantly inspire your IT Department heart of passion in supporting your critical business operation.
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