Head of IT - Omani National (120980/001) Muscat, Oman

Salary: Additional benefits
Job Summary/Introduction

One of the largest regional engineering services organization is looking for an Omani Head of IT for their office based in Muscat. Part of senior management, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business where IT is central to the group strategy.



Description

Responsibilities:

  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
  • Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software
  • Manage IT staff by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance
  • Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures
  • Handle annual budgets and ensure cost effectiveness

 



Candidate's Profile

Requirements:

  • Omani national
  • Proven working experience in a senior IT role - ideally within engineering services or oil and gas companies
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and computer hardware/software systems
  • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • BSc/ BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication abilities

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