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Senior Vice President - Information Technology IT Administration

Oman Air

Muscat, Oman

Ref: HP122-173

Job description / Role

Bachelor degree in a related discipline preferably in Computer Engineering with 16 years of relevant experience of which 6 years in a Managerial role of independently heading the IT section preferably within the Aviation Sector.

Master Degree in a related discipline will be preferred and advantage

Ensures that the introduction and use of information technology and solutions in the organization is regulated and introduced in a timely and disciplined manner Develops, manages and implements Information Technology Strategy over the short, medium and long term in alignment with Oman Air business strategy Key member of the IT Steering Committee, responsible for setting strategic corporate IT direction Develops reviews and manages IT business plans and budgets. Aligns with overall corporate strategies and ensures expenditure is controlled within agreed targets Prepares the consolidated IT budget according to the short term and long term set by CEO Manages and directs systems integration in accordance with overall Oman Air strategies and business principles Reviews and manages short and long term technology and contingency plans prepared by the reporting Senior Managers for various IT systems operations and development methods Ensures that the senior management has access to the information required to make decisions and manage operations Reviews and approves changes to Key Performance Indicators(KPI’s) or KPI targets for the IT processes as well as for senior IT Managers Custodian of the IT 3-Year (Upper limit) Strategic Plan and IT Risk Management Plan. Oversee the daily operations carried out by reporting sections and provide timely assistance in the resolution of escalated issues. Define, update, and implement IT strategy to manage IT across the company in order to align IT objectives and programs to Oman Air business objectives and strategies Align the IT team with enterprise performance objectives in order to control performance objectives and overall IT budget by defining metrics based on overall business objectives

Requirements

6 years in a Managerial role of independently heading the IT section preferably within the Aviation Sector.

About the Company

Oman Air, the flagship company of the Sultanate of Oman’s Civil Aviation sector, commenced operations in 1993. Starting off as a regional player, Oman Air, as Oman’s national carrier has witnessed rapid growth in the last 14 years. Oman Air has played a major role in making Muscat a major traffic hub in the Middle East providing a fillip to commercial, industrial and tourism activities.

As a full-fledged commercial airline of Oman, Oman Air has striven to maintain high performance standards in all aspects of its operation. The Oman International Services was established in the year 1970 & later Oman Aviation Services was founded on 1981 to extend services to the other airlines in terms of cargo handling, ground handling etc.

The Oman Air fleet consists of most modern and fuel- efficient aircraft with aesthetically designed interiors. Ultra- modern in-flight service equipment is deployed onboard to improve safety and overall performance. Investment in new technology, planning and product innovation has propelled Oman Air to the forefront of the aviation industry.

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