Manager - Information and Technology (IT)
A multinational general insurance company operating in the sultanate of Oman, underwriting 30+ Million Rial Omani premium and having branches all over Oman invites applications from eligible candidates for the following position:
Manager – Information and Technology (IT)
-Engineering Graduate/MCA/Bachelor’s Degree in computer science with minimum Associate degree from Insurance Institute of India.
-Should have minimum 10 years working experience in the General insurance industry.
-Demonstrated leadership experience in supervising and developing staff
-Strong technical knowledge of telecommunications, network and PC operating systems, Insurance and accounts.
-Strong technical knowledge of current network, hardware, protocols and standards.
-Proven experience in IT infrastructure planning and development.
-Strong understanding of project management principles.
-In-depth knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
-Ability and willingness to effectively mentor others.
-The position is responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and designing IT related activities of an Insurance organization, as well as to provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the IT department.
-Develop, manage and maintain the company’s internal information system infrastructure.
-Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, upgrade and support of company enterprise system, application software, database management, networking hardware and software, servers and desktop PC system, email and internet communications.
-Evaluate the company’s IT needs and procure the needed hardware and software.
-Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.
-Manage IT staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation and disciplinary actions.
-Work with stakeholders to define business and system requirements for new technology implementations.
-Keep current with the latest technologies
-Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer and consultant contracts and service agreements.