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Introduction

This document is designed as a template for use by Ovum clients recruiting for, or defining the role of, an information manager. It represents a typical set of responsibilities, qualifications, and skills for the role, but should be refined to reflect the context of the role within your organization.

Highlights

  • The information manager can be positioned either within the IT function, typically reporting to a CIO, or vice president of information systems, or outside of the IT function, potentially reporting to a COO, vice president of business systems or to a chief data officer. It is also quite common to find an information manager reporting to an industry specific line-of-business role.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand the key responsibilities of the information manager role.
  • Save time in creating a job description for an information manager role.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key responsibilities of an information manager?
  • What are the skills and qualifications required for an information manager role?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Introduction

Job role description

  • Title and reporting level
  • Key responsibilities
  • Qualifications and experience
  • Skills required

Appendix

  • Author

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