IST Leader

Purari River, Gulf, Papua New Guinea

Job Reference 1244027

Location Purari River, Gulf, Papua New Guinea

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function IT & Telecoms

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 31, 2024

Our major client in the Oil and gas industry is seeking to hire an IST Leader to be based at its site in Herb base. The incumbent will oversee and manage all aspects of an organization's information technology infrastructure and services on site Lead a team of IT & Telecom professionals and work closely with other entities on site to ensure the smooth operation of the organization's technology systems and applications. Regular contact with IST Manager in POM and OIM (RSES) on site

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring the smooth and reliable operation of the organization's IT infrastructure, including hardware, software, and networks.
  • Developing and implementing standard operating procedures for IT and Telecom operations to ensure that all IT systems and processes are well-documented, repeatable, and measurable.
  • Responding to and resolving IT incidents and problems in a timely and effective manner to minimize downtime and disruptions to the organization's operations.
  • Monitoring and analyzing IT system performance and capacity to ensure that resources are efficiently utilized and meet business requirements.
  • Conducting regular backups and disaster recovery tests to ensure the availability and integrity of the organization's critical data (spare available)
  • Customer Service Skills: A customer-centric approach to IT operations, with a focus on delivering high-quality services that meet end-user needs and expectations.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, Company Management System and industry standards that govern IT operations.

Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Languages: Good knowledge of English spoken & written
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in information technology, computer science, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Experience: Typically, 10 years of experience in a similar role, proven experience in IT management in a leadership role.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure, systems, and applications. A strong technical background in IT and Telecom infrastructure, including experience in network administration, server management, Windows environment (O365) and security. Experience with IT service management (ITSM) frameworks such as ITIL is also desirable.
  • Strong understanding of Telecom systems, networking, security, and data management principles.
  • Analytical Skills: The ability to analyze complex IT issues, identify root causes, and develop effective solutions to resolve them.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Due to large volume of applications received, we will only contact the shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from us after two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application has not made into shortlist. However, we will keep your CV for future reference.

Application closes on the 7th of June 2024

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