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Vice President - Information Technology

Client of headhonchos.com

15 - 20 years Muscat - Oman

Diploma(Other). Any Nationality


, Posted on June 11, 2018 1 Opening

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Department: Information Technology
Reporting to: CEO
Eligibility Criteria:
- Job experience should be between 15 years to 20 Years in IT functions in General Insurance company
- Sound knowledge and understanding of insurance functions, products and work flow
- Knowledge and hands on experience in Application development - General Insurance, Life & Health Insurance in the ratio of 70:30
- B.Tech or BE (Comp Science) or B.Tech or BE (Electronic Eng) with any accredited professional IT qualification
- Accredited professional IT qualification
Role Size & Scope:
Leading IT department for company covering operating system, network, datacenter and database applications
Objective/Purpose:
- Formulate and implement IT Strategy and Policy for the Company to support realization of the goals and Business Plans by optimal leveraging of technology
- Recommend the IT infrastructure and office technology including Hardware, Software, office equipment, network, remote location connectivity
- Set standards and parameters for choice of applications, assess alternatives and recommend optimal solutions
- Responsible for advising and implementing security controls
- Ensure efficient and uninterrupted functioning of IT systems and minimize downtime
- Enhance IT literacy and efficiency of Users through User orientation and training programs
- Establish a strong panel of vendors and effectively manage vendor relationships
- Direct the activities of the IT department
- Direct projects to ensure on-time completion and delivery to users
- Drive business efficiency and growth through technology
- Enhance visibility for Vision through impactful IT initiatives
- Manage connectivity with external systems (3rd party server) of insurance sector or regulator such as Royal Oman Police server
Principal Challenges:
- Changing technology environment
- Tactfully manage projects and project participants to ensure completion of projects on schedule
- Responding at speed to User demands and calls for trouble shoot up, modifications and enhancements to applications
- Ensuring security of data from virus and hacking
- Manage IT resource allocation in response to user requests
Skills, attributes and competencies required:
- Pleasant yet Strong personality with strong project management skills and ability to interact with users with empathy, firmness and tact
- Diplomacy and ability to resolve contentious issues
- Creative and innovative
- Strong team management skills
- Sensitive to commitments provided
- Strong negotiation skills
- Ability to respond to dynamic issues effectively with discretion and diplomacy, achieve quick resolution and disposition of issues and tasks
- Decision making Analytical thinking
- Vendor management
Salary: Salary as per market & industry standard + medical & insurance + annual passage + family visa status
Desired Candidate Profile:
B.Tech or BE (Comp Science) or B.Tech or BE (Electronic Eng) with any accredited professional IT qualification


Industry Type : IT - Software Services
Functional Area : IT Software

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