Asia IT Head

Mumbai City Permanent
  • Opportunity to work with a global consulting firm
  • Opportunity to work in a regional role

About Our Client

Our client is a leading global consulting firm.

Job Description

  • Develop, maintain and regularly review firmwide IT policies and procedures
  • Develop firmwide IT strategy, identifying technology solutions to improve employees/ client experience, engagement, productivity etc.
  • Oversee implementation of firmwide IT strategy, budgets, projects and audits
  • Implement gap closure identified during the internal or external audits
  • Assess current technology architecture for vulnerabilities, weaknesses and for possible upgrades or optimization/improvement across all operational verticals
  • Implement and oversee technological upgrades, optimizations/improvements, and major changes to the information technology environment
  • Coordinate with the various departments in the organization to ensure information technology goals are achieved
  • Advise various departments on IT best practices needed to inform their processes and needs
  • Assess Network/Operating System/Application as per baseline/hardening standard
  • Lead new initiatives for the organization and contribute towards information technology and security assessment with a focus on Asia region
  • Create SLA and SOW for third parties and assure their adherence
  • Assist in building relationships with vendors and managing cost-efficient contracts
  • Manage 2+ global and regional direct reports as our function grows

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of 15 years of proven work experience as Head of IT/Technology at a professional services firm or similar experience
  • Minimum BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or similar field
  • Experience developing firmwide IT strategy and integrating IT systems across regions and operational functions (e.g., HR, Finance, Knowledge Management etc.)
  • Experience implementing firmwide data protection and IT governance frameworks such as GDPR, ITIL, ISO 27001:2013, COBIT and ensuring compliance across the organization
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to manage a team across multiple locations effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and computer hardware/software systems
  • Experience managing computer networks including installation and administration
  • Experience implementing forward-leaning technology solutions to improve employee/client experience, engagement and productivity
  • Experience launching and/or optimizing an IT helpdesk
  • Experience running a managed service environment
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery and Backup technology
  • Experience with an End Point Detection and recovery products
  • Experience in the MS Office 365 environment
  • Experience migrating data across multiple systems, and developing APIs, i.e.: integrating Deltek ERP MS 365

What's on Offer

  • A highly collaborative, flat, and entrepreneurial organization that provides the platform to make an impact on day one
  • Competitive benefits and career development opportunities
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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
CIO / IT Director
Business Services
Mumbai City
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