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What should be my top concerns for being the only IT person?

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Tony Hopkinson

Hostile incumbent as well?
That's a damn nightmare all by itself.
If you do think about it, you might want to get a professional security consultant in as well.
No documentation, no procedures everything in one bloke's head, and he has deity level access....
What would concern me, is this chap could have been you a few years ago. Without a drastic change in operation, as in documentation, procedures, key dependencies etc, which requires management backing at all levels, it could easily be you.
This sort of mess occurs all too often, and a good few times it's an organisational failure. Having just one IT person doesn't mean you set it up so they can make you a hostage, not to mention giving them reasons to do so....