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Head of IT

05 July 2018


Job Title: Head-Information Technology

Summary Description:
Head-IT shall have overall responsibility of the IT function both for E&C HQ and Task Force Project sites of the company.




Overall Management
  • Strategize IT requirements for the company
  • Align and prioritize the IT initiatives in line with Company goals
  • Build a suitable Organization of professionals to deliver IT Services
  • Policy decisions on Hardware, Software and Outsource vendors
  • Develop Business Continuity Plan.
  • Information Systems Security policy
  • Management and troubleshooting for available systems like SAP, Gulf HR, Intranet and website
  • Report to the Management Committee on security incidents
  • Identify technologies relevant for Business benefit
  • Keeping updated with new trends
  • Ensure timely performance appraisals and training needs identification for all departmental employees
  • Maintenance and overseeing of servers for healthy performance for E&C HQ
  • Overseeing management of Biometric staff access systems

Policies and Procedures
  • Formulate, review and guide policies and procedures for the departments under the IT department at E&C HQ and Project sites.
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with various department heads for IT related development and issues

Project Budgeting
  • Prepare IT budget for E&C HQ and Project site requirements.
  • Provide hard ware, software and IT personnel to projects based on requirements/budgets

Support to Estimation department
  • Provide data and technical inputs to Estimation department for upcoming bidding projects

  • Monitor actual performance against budget/ targets through monthly MIS reports prepared

Qualifications, Experiences & Skills

  • Graduate in Engineering preferably Computer Science/Diploma/BSc in Computer Science or IT Certifications in Microsoft Technologies (MCP/MCSA/MCSE) and Cisco are preferable.
  • 20-25 years IT Management experience, including 3-5 years of senior level responsibility
  • Exceptional hands on functional expertise
  • Proven analytical ability
  • Solid understanding of impact on business decisions
  • Proven leadership and problem solving skills
  • Solid record of delivering results

  • Demonstrated ability to boldly present strategic plans and gain support from company Executives.
  • Strong ability to collaborate, influence, and stand up to business leaders in order to move plans forward.
  • Proven success in cost savings for organizations in order to fund growth initiatives.
  • Strong understanding of company strategy, senior management, & what motivates them.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website