Head of IT

This position will lead the transformation of the Company to a centralized Information Technology (IT) service through an Information Technology Shared Services Organization (SSO). The Head of IT (HIT) will provide technology vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives. This individual is responsible for the planning and execution of an information technology vision, goals and initiatives that support the long term objectives, mission and vision of the Company at all of its sites, subsidiary sites or as needed for its joint venture companies. This leader will collaborate with leaders at the highest level of the organization and manage a small team of professionals who are accountable for the delivery of all information technology services.

Job Description

  • Lead a governance structure that aligns IT initiatives to optimize IT investments and produce an annual IT plan and budget.
  • Be responsible for the selection, acquisition, development, installation, maintenance and support of information technology for the Company.
  • Manage the project approval and selection process.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of the IT Portfolio.
  • Perform an ongoing assessment of IT capabilities of employees and contractors and IT performance.
  • Oversee relationships between the Company's IT resources and external vendors and agencies.
  • Develop the IT SSO and develop a permanent reporting structure and a service delivery model for the SSO & establish processes, policies and metrics.
  • Develop a strategy and plans for the technical infrastructure and application architecture for the Company.
  • Develop and evaluate service level organization that establishes service standards for each entity served by the Shared Services Operation.
  • Establish, manage and maintain a service orientated, customer focused IT function that supports ongoing operations.
  • Ensure that enterprise information systems operate according to Company standards, best practice and legal requirements.
  • Develop and maintain a business recovery plan to ensure timely and effective restoration of data and IT services in the event of a disaster.
  • Oversee the negotiation of all IT contracts.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
  • At least 10 years of experience IT systems engineering or consultancy field or similar position, with aviation company experience is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in leading global / regional IT projects or projects with organizational change
  • Knowledgeable in global standards in IT solutions for enterprises
  • Sound project management skills and interpersonal skills
  • Detailed minded, proactive, strong problem solving skill
  • Able to work independently and highly motivated
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, in English and Chinese preferred

Please send your CV, current salary and expected salary details to the Human Resources Department at recruitment@metrojet.com. Information provided is for recruitment purposes, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.