IT Unit Lead

Posted Date 2 months ago
Location Riyadh
Discipline Information Technology
Job Reference 31331
Salary 0.0
IT Unit Leader
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Role Type: Permanent

In a digital age where the nearly infinite and extravagant availability of data presents unlimited opportunities, our client is a key enabler in leveraging this resource, as it is among the first Saudi companies dedicated to offering market-leading Data Science and AI products and solutions. Our client empowers aspiring businesses and dynamic governments across industries to become data-driven, allowing them to optimize operations, enhance efficiency, and augment decision-making.

As an IT Unit Lead, your responsibility is to oversee all IT functions in the organization and to lead the IT Unit team to establish and uphold a robust and secure IT infrastructure that is backed with the IT operational services required to maintain it. This serves the whole organization as per certifiable standards. while the flow of information across the infrastructure facilitates those operations, preventing any potential gaps or leaks, as well as managing the company’s IT requirements, mainly revolving around maintaining the company’s hardware and software needs, ensuring market-leading practices. The role requires possessing strong analytical capabilities and risk-averse skills, and through an agile environment, the ability to take initiative is essential.

Job Responsibilities
  • Maintain a high level of quality in the organization's technology solutions and software
  • Manage, track, maintain and administer the company's hardware and software assets
  • Analyze the company’s IT needs, and identify vulnerabilities, potential threats, problems, and methods to boost productivity and efficiency
  • Develop and maintain a team of capable and proficient professionals in the IT Unit
  • Assess the IT infrastructure and operations organization
  • Manage and allocate the company's software and licenses and user accesses. Including systems such as ERP, Gsuite, Microsoft, Alteryx, Tableau, etc
  • Lead ERP implementation initiatives and handle liaison between the company and implementation partners
  • Establish standardized processes and key operational metrics for the IT unit
  • Manage the performance of the IT Unit Operations.
  • Monitor and manage programs including communications and IT support
  • Upgrade and maintain the network and infrastructure systems in a timely manner
  • Manage, maintain and enhance the company's cybersecurity practices and tools adopted
  • Management and continual improvement of Cloud Operations, DevOps, and On-prem IT infrastructure and operations
  • Other tasks and duties that may be required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and/or Computer Science or any related field.

Preferred Skillset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and G-Suite.
  • Networking.
  • Software Development.
  • Exposure to ERP systems (such as Zoho).
  • Computer programming and coding.