Technology & Operations Manager

Robert Half

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP341-516

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Company

Robert Half are working with a large and well-established manufacturing business headquartered in Riyadh. We are looking for an experienced Technology & Operations Manager to join their team to deliver all IT infrastructure and related IT Operations to enable business capabilities and services across the enterprise.

The Role

Main tasks include:

* The head of I&O brings current knowledge and future vision for transforming the I&O function including its strategy, service offerings and workforce. The role holder is a senior stakeholder in all relationships with externally sourced infrastructure and operations capabilities
* As a key member of the senior IT leadership team this role contributes to the development and execution of the enterprise-wide IT strategy and is responsible for ensuring I&O strategy is fully aligned, positioning I&O to deliver compelling business value
* Responsible to ensure that there are no disruptions of critical systems security whilst overseeing the daily operations over the company network
* Responsible for developing and supporting Enterprise-wide solutions on Private cloud, Office 365/Azure
* Promote and expand a new technology platform for the organization and working hands-on to directly support all major business functions and subject matters across the company
* Technology & Operations Manager plays an integral role in defining and operating the organization's Network Strategy, Architecture and Practices

Other tasks include:

* Introduces innovative, differentiating infrastructure and operations capabilities that enhance our overall competitive capabilities and enhance employee productivity
* Works with the IT senior leadership team on the service portfolio and governance required to prioritize resources, including budget
* Builds successful stakeholder relationships with other IT and business leaders by developing a clear understanding of business needs, acting as a trusted advisor, and ensuring cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs
* Develops and controls the annual I&O budget to ensure that it's consistent with the overall strategic objectives of IT and the enterprise and is within plan


Candidate Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in related discipline
* Minimum 2 certifications: CCIE / CCNP / ITIL / COBIT / PMP / CISA / CISM
* Ten or more years of experience in IT or business/industry
* Three or more years of leadership responsibilities, including strategy, budgeting and staffing
* Demonstrated experience of influencing key stakeholders across the organization and within complex contexts
* Preferably proven experience or demonstrated capability in leading IT transformational initiatives in complex, dynamic environments where agile was applied at scale
* Excellent Communication Skills

Other required competencies

* Expert Knowledge of and experience with key IT frameworks: ITIL, MoF, CoBIT, Run SAP
* Knowledge of key IT standards: ISO9001, ISO27001, ISO20000, ISO22301
* Expert knowledge in architecture, design, configuration, and deployment within the Microsoft Azure platform
* Knowledge of administration, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting for: Microsoft Windows Server, Cisco
* Experience working with information security practices, networks, software, and hardware
* Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, common protocols and standards.
* Experience with security scanning tools.
* Experience with Web Vulnerability.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
* Excellent presentation skills
* Analytical and Troubleshooting skills
* Interpersonal, people management and supervising skills
* Networking and Team building

About the Company

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) is the world\'s first and largest specialized staffing firm and a member of the S&P 500 index. We are a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services and the parent company of Protiviti, a leading independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting firm. For 2006, Robert Half International reported revenues of $4 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

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