It Manager And It Head Job in Pakistan
Groupm Pakistan , Pakistan

5 Years
0 - 0 PKR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Nov 12, 2009
Last Date
Nov 30, 2009

Job Description

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.

Job Specification

- 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
- 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

Groupm Pakistan

Information Technology and Services - Karachi, Pakistan
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