Manager, IT Infrastructure & Operations

Riyadh Permanent
  • Manage a large IT Infrastructure & Operations function
  • Opportunity to join a successful and growing organisation

About Our Client

Our client is a large Engineering/Construction company based in Riyadh.

Job Description

The Manager, IT Infrastructure & Operations will be part of the senior IT leadership team, and manage the IT Infrastructure & Operations function. The key responsibilities of this role will be:

  • Setting strategy and controlling annual budgets for the IT Infrastructure & Operations function
  • IT Service Management (ITSM)
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
  • Building stakeholder relationships to understand the business requirements
  • Leading large IT projects related to new IT systems and services
  • Developing and supporting Enterprise-wide solutions on Private cloud, Office 365/Azure
  • Reporting on critical IT operations service metrics
  • Applying cyber security strategy within IT Infrastructure & Operations function
  • Managing a large team, and providing effective leadership
  • Vendor selection/management
  • Monitoring performance of the function
  • HR responsibilities such as organisation development, recruitment, staff performance management, etc. for the function
  • Continuous improvement of the function

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be/have:

  • At least a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study
  • 8+ years of experience in IT roles, with a focus on IT Infrastructure/Operations
  • 3+ years of managerial experience (strategy, budgeting and team management)
  • Previously worked in large-scale organisations, and managed large IT teams
  • Strong communications skills
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Solutions, i.e. design and implementation of Windows Server platforms, Office 365 migrations, Active Directory, Group Policy, System Center Configuration
  • Deep understanding of Network Switches, Network Routing, MPLS, Network administration, Network integration, Network Security and network advancement
  • Knowledge in architecture, design, configuration, and deployment within the Microsoft Azure platform
  • Experience with IT frameworks: ITIL, MoF, CoBIT, Run SAP
  • CCIE/CCNP/ITIL/COBIT/PMP/CISA/CISM certifications
  • SAP experience (preferred)

What's on Offer

SAR 30,000-40,000 plus benefits (medical insurance, tickets, schooling fees)

Contact
Aniket Deo
Quote job ref
JN-092021-3566976

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Aniket Deo
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JN-092021-3566976