IT Manager at Pivot Engineering and General Contracting

Job Category: IT Manager at Pivot Engineering and General Contracting
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Abu Dhabi

Lead the development of an organization-wide Information Technology (IT) strategy.


Responsibilities

Direct and coordinate the management and operation of shared information systems infrastructure.
Liaise with Department heads and IT in the area to understand unique IT challenges faced by the area.
Develop business case for implementation of various IT applications / systems for the organizations and submit for investment approval.
ERP System Implementation across the company, Assessing and preparing the Process and Procedures, Application sizing, Application Strategy Development, Ongoing systems management, Implementation of new systems, User acceptance testing, Change management, End-user support. Arranging necessary training for the ERP to the users.
Configuring various servers like Network Server, Application Server, File Server, Antivirus Server, Remote Desktop Server, Print Server, Active Directory Server, DHCP Server, DNS Server, VMware Server, Backup Server etc.
Maintaining and monitoring all the servers and user connectivity to the server.
Configuring, Maintaining and monitoring the Firewall in HO and keep the communication line to the maximum extant and reduce the downtime to make the system available to all the users across the company and maximize the productivity.
Configuring, Maintaining and monitoring Branch and Site network to connect to access the HO Application Server for various Applications.
Overseeing and determining timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations and outages.
Act as a conduit between regional offices and strategic IT vendors/suppliers.
Support all the offices in implementing the organization’s IT strategy in support of achieving overall enterprise business plans.
Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
Work with management to formulate IT operational and development budgets.
Maintaining the Software Compliance & License Management across the company for various software vendors.
Conducting meeting with vendors like Microsoft, AutoCAD etc. to reduce the license cost.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Maintain the AMC for various hardware and software used by the company and coordinate with the vendor and supplier.
Conduct checks to ensure adherence to IT policies.
Lead and develop a team of IT professionals and provide guidance on the corporate IT strategy.
Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
Running and sharing regular operation system reports with senior staff.
Developing and implementing IT policy and best practice guides for the organization.
Suggest process improvements to the management and support the implementation.


Required Qualifications

B. Sc. / B.E. in Computers with 20 plus years of experience in the area of Information Technology, with a minimum of 10 plus years of relevant experience as an IT Manager in a Construction Company.

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