INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Primary Purpose of Job
The IT Strategist develops Information Technology (IT) strategic roadmap based on company objectives and strategies. Participate in building strategic planning capabilities and enforce IT governance policies and procedures by working with concerned departments to deliver measurable business value, while aligning and enabling the business and technology strategy.
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or an appropriate / equivalent Engineering / Business field, preferably a graduate degree with similar concentration.
Experience & Skills
Appropriate professional ICT certifications and / or experience, in Balanced Scorecard, TOGAF or similar EA frameworks and preferably in direct application to the ICT function of Oil and Gas sector preferably in direct application to the ICT function of Oil and Gas sector 9 + years of applicable work experience assessing and planning IT capabilities, performance improvement, and / or transformational change, of which at least 4 years is comprised of direct management experience in an Oil and Gas ICT Development and Support organizationExcellent understanding of internationally recognized best practices, standards and methodologies.
Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and architecture.Excellent people management, negotiation and persuasion skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage and communicate with a multi-cultural and multi-national workforce effectively.Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate concepts as appropriate to customers, contractors, and staff.
Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills.