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Country IT Manager

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Bangkok
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/10/2019
  • Duration: 1 month
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/12/19)
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The Role:
Country IT Manager

Summary:
* The Country IT Manager is expected to align, formulate and execute the country IT strategy along with IMC IG IT strategy, to enable business transformation and drive greater efficiency through information technology. This is an integral role in the Country Management and is required to work closely with Senior Management of business units to steer all IT projects towards achiueving the intended business results
* The role demands significant ability to align the overall IMCIT IT strategy to the country business strategy working together with IMC IG IT Director. This will involve designing the country IT architecture and systems/infrastructure roadmap and business applications, as well as the review and restructuring of existing IT services
* The role reports functionally to IMCIG IT Director for strategy and technical alignment and directly to the Country Head for operational efficiency and business alignment
* All Business Unit' IT Leads will report directly to the Country IT Manager
Responsibilities
 Strategic Planning and Execution of Company's Information Technology Priorities
* Align IMCIG IT and country's vision and goals: develop, execute, and direct the company's strategic and operational IT plans to ensure alignment with the country's overall business strategy
* Deliver an IT infrastructure that is cost-effective, manageable, scalable, and reliable to cater to the country's future growth plans and changing demand pattern
* Consult with IMCIG IT Director, country executive leadership team, operation leadership and department managers, to discuss opportunities for business value from IT, present new approaches for IT-enabled initiatives, identify user needs, resolve problems and discuss equipment/systems changes
* Gather and align key metrics and associating them with IMCIG and organizational goals and objectives, implement plans/projects to deliver achievement of goals and objectives
 Lead Country Information Technology Function
* Advice and implement up-to-date IMC IG IT policies and guidelines for the protection of company information and IT assets and effective use of computing resources
* Implement a risk-based IT security framework to keep pace with constantly evolving threats and security requirements
* Ensure that the company is compliant with all privacy and other relevant legislation pertaining to the use and storage of computer-based information
* Review the organization of all IT Departments in different BU of operations to ensure that set-up is optimal
* Drive innovation and data analytics projects with alignment to IMCIG roadmap to successful completion while spearheading transformation across the technology and leading key delivery initiatives
* Ensure compliance with IMCIG/country policies and procedures, and strive for constant improvement with reference to market best practice
Job Requirements
* At least Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a similar discipline is preferred
* More than 10 years of extensive IT management experience, preferably in a multi-location, diversified-business organization, of which, minimum 5 years in a leading or management capacity
* Proven track record in delivering on IT transformation projects and functioning as a business partner to business units
* Technology savvy with depth and breadth of knowledge in the latest infrastructure and application development the technologies, architecture, operating systems and business applications
* Proficiency in project management methodologies and tools with substantial experience in managing complex and large scale IT / ERP project, and preferably consulting services gained from world-class IT consulting or services organizations
* Strategic thinker with strong business acumen; and able to think 'Big Picture', analytical and flexible
* Strong leadership qualities to lead a team in a local cultural environment, excellent interpersonal and influencing skill
* Strong communication and presentation skills with all levels of people, especially at senior level within the company and external parties
* Strong command of the local and English language for effective communication

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