Manage IT projects so that they are: - Implemented in line with the needs of the business and its current goals. - Prioritized to deliver the greatest value to the business. - Delivered to predefined time, quality and cost targets agreed with the local management and regional technology teams. - Carried out using third-party or group packaged applications or products in preference to in-house developed solutions wherever practical. - Provide guidance and support to the applications development team on all aspects of application development and deployment, including: - Project management. - Business analysis. - System and database design. - Coding, source control and change management. - System testing and application and technical documentation. - User support. - Provide guidance and support to the local market technology staff on all aspects of the IT technical infrastructure and operations, incorporating the following hardware and all associated software: - File & print, application, e-mail and Active Directory servers - Backup devices and tape library. - Workstations, printers and other peripheral devices. - Switches, structure cabling infrastructure and other network equipment. - Routers, firewalls and communications links. - Additionally, work with the local market technology staff to ensure that: - Uptime of the technology infrastructure is maximized. - Backup and disaster recovery procedures are in place. - Anti-virus software and virus signatures are updated on a regular basis. - Server and workstation Operating System with the latest security service patch. - An IT hardware asset register is maintained in conjunction with the finance team. - A software asset register is maintained, and that software usage is licensed at all times. - Technical support and troubleshooting assistance is provided on productivity and media applications. - Loading of necessary research and other external data into media applications is carried out and automated. - A common operating environment is implemented consistent with Organization's global standards for all workstations and servers. - Ensure that the SOX and other compliance activities are fully implemented, giving special attention to: - IT reports are submitted to management monthly. - SOX audit documentation is properly managed for compliance. - Organization's policies are adhered to - Provide the finance/administration team with technical advice on telephony products. - Actively participate in management planning/strategy meetings and provide input on the most appropriate and effective use of technology. - IT staff management and annual performance and remuneration appraisals. - Prepare yearly detailed IT budget projections, and quarterly budget updates in conjunction with the Finance Director. - Ensure that IT spending is consistent with the worldwide IT direction, and that the Indonesia office stays within the approved Capex and Opex budgets. - Coordinate IT purchasing activities across the country, with particular emphasis on leveraging the Organization procurement contracts with preferred suppliers. - Develop and maintain good working relationship with the IT Managers of other ORGANIZATION group companies. - Represent Organziation IT procurement committee.
- A minimum of three years IT project management experience including management reporting and budgetary responsibility. - A minimum of three years experience managing a team of IT support personnel - Prior hand-on experience of SOX compliance. - Prior hands-on experience with the software technologies used to underpin Organization's IT environment: - Microsoft Windows 2003 / XP - Microsoft Active Directory - Microsoft SQL - TCP/IP, DHCP - Symantec Vertias, Symantec Anti-virus - Lotus Domino - Microsoft Office, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Adobe Acrobat - Previous experience developing and supporting media research, planning, buying and administration applications, or equivalent experience from a related industry sector, preferably in a Microsoft Visual Basic, .net and SQLServer environment. - A conceptual understanding of software development life cycle, cabling systems, web technologies, wide area networking technologies. - Certification in Microsoft operating system and networking products or equivalent hands-on experience. - Certification in Lotus Notes/Domino or equivalent hands-on experience. - Computing Science or equivalent Degree - Good English verbal and written communications.
Reporting to: Finance Director, Pakistan & IT Director Asia Pacific