• NADIA Recruitment Agency
  • Register Your CV Online
  • Salary Survey NADIA Global

Search Jobs

Location:
Ajman
Salary - AED :
30000 / Month
Experience :
10 Years
Benefits :
Standard
HEAD OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY   (31868)

Our client, a reputed semi-government entity seeks to hire 'Head of IT' to be responsible and accountable for the smooth running of their enterprise systems, network and infrastructure within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs, and timelines. Incumbent shall supervise the implementation and maintenance of their computing needs.

The successful candidates must have high skills, proven professional experience and detailed knowledge of the industry’s best practice processes.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain essential IT operations, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware
  • Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities within a larger business initiative
  • Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems administration
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies, hardware, and software
  • Track and maintain hardware and software inventory
  • Analyze department needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency, and accuracy to inform business decisions
  • Ensure network components meet needs and work together seamlessly, using the full range of capabilities, and stay informed about new features and competitive solutions
  • Continuously analyze the current process, technologies, and vendors to identify areas of improvement
  • Prepare cost-benefit analysis reports when upgrades are necessary, continuously analyzing vendors to ensure they offer the best possible service and value for company needs
  • Train employees on both software and hardware, troubleshoot, and provide technical support when needed
  • Develop and execute disaster procedures, and maintain data backups
  • Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Maintains the organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.
  • Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
  • Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and data center.
  • Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.
  • Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as an IT Manager for at least 10 years or with relevant experience
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis, and computer hardware/software systems
  • Expertise in data center management and data governance
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration, and network installation
  • Project Management Skills (PMP preferred)
  • Ability to manage personnel
  • BS in Computer Science, MIS or similar field
  • Experience with Microsoft / Oracle Project implementation and migrations is important