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    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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mselect is looking for an IT PMO Head for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have at least 5 years of relevant job experience within the Oil & Gas industry or IT/ Telecom domain. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job purpose
To lead an IT project team and provide an IT project management and IT parts of projects of other departments in accordance with the standing procedures

  • Apply standard project management and IT control/ assurance methodologies, standards and processes (such as PMI agile) including architecture, information risk management, and transition to support
  • Have a solid infrastructure knowledge of telecom and network in the oil field
  • Have a clear picture of products of major vendors in the industry
  • Lead the team to maintain the existing system with the assurance team
  • Give the guideline or suggestion for the design of the new system
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT section for problem resolution
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant development life-cycles, and the operating environments. in-depth knowledge of risk management. Understands the interdependencies of business processes and information systems
  • Understands and applies the theory and practice of change management. Knows and uses various change methodologies appropriately at the individual, team and organizational level
  • Understanding of the costs of IT (project and lifecycle) and the ability to identify cost levers which the project steering committee can pull to drive down the operations costs

Qualification & Training requirements
  • BSc. Degree in Engineering, computer, communication, electrical
  • PMI certification
  • Knowledge in agile methodologies
  • Relationship Management: (Drives a One Team mindset)
  • 5 to 8 years of relevant job experience within the oil & gas industry
  • Good understanding of and demonstrable hands-on experience in all functional aspects of IT-Telecom including networking, security, and maintenance SLA management
  • Language proficiency, computer and software skills
  • MS Office: (Excel – advanced, Word – Intermediate, Power Point – Intermediate)
  • English – upper intermediate (verbal & written)
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Focus on continuous self-learning and improvement
  • Ability to work cohesively and communicate successfully in multi-cultural teams whilst being aware of and sensitive to cultural differences
  • Ability to communicate, co-ordinate, and manage cost data flow interfaces with each function

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.