Profession information manager

Information managers are responsible for systems that provide information to people. They assure access to the information in different work environments (public or private) based on theoretical principles and hands-on capabilities in storing, retrieving and communicating information.

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Social
  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Copyright legislation

    Legislation describing the protection of the rights of original authors over their work, and how others can use it.

  • Data quality assessment

    The process of revealing data issues using ​quality indicators, measures and metrics in order to plan data cleansing and data enrichment strategies according to data quality criteria.


  • Design information system

    Define the architecture, composition, components, modules, interfaces and data for integrated information systems (hardware, software and network), based on system requirements and specifications.

  • Develop information standards

    Develop norms or requirements that establish uniform technical criteria, methods, processes and practices in the information management based on professional experience.

  • Manage digital libraries

    Collect, manage and preserve for permanent access digital content and offer to targeted user communities specialised search and retrieval functionality.

  • Evaluate project plans

    Evaluate proposals/project plans and assess feasibility issues.

  • Perform customer management

    Identify and understand the customer's needs. Communicate and engage with stakeholders in designing, promoting and evaluating services.

  • Develop organisational information goals

    Develop and interpret organisational information goals, creating specific policies and procedures.

  • Assess informational needs

    Communicate with clients or users in order to identify which information they require and the methods with which they can access it.

  • Perform data mining

    Explore large datasets to reveal patterns using statistics, database systems or artificial intelligence and present the information in a comprehensible way.

  • Analyse information systems

    Conduct analyses of information systems such as archives, libraries and documentation centers to verify their effectiveness. Develop specific problem solving techniques in order to improve the performance of the systems.

  • Develop solutions to information issues

    Analyse information needs and challenges to develop effective technological solutions.

  • Manage data

    Administer all types of data resources through their lifecycle by performing data profiling, parsing, standardisation, identity resolution, cleansing, enhancement and auditing. Ensure the data is fit for purpose, using specialised ICT tools to fulfil the data quality criteria.

  • Cooperate to resolve information issues

    Meet up and communicate with managers, salesmen, and others to facilitate cooperation and resolve problems.

Optional knowledge and skills

create semantic trees maintain information network hardware supervise daily information operations use software for data preservation hire new personnel manage schedule of tasks analyse big data manage operational budgets digitise documents