Join us as Information Technology Manager. This position champions hotel pre-opening phase, snagging, & projects pertaining to IT infrastructure & system; and ensure timely completion of the projects. The IT Manager who will be in charge of the IT strategy and operations including but not limited to the following tasks and responsibilities – lead the development and implementation of hotel IT strategy while complying with IHG corporate IT governance. Identify and evaluate innovative, but fit for purpose technologies supporting business operations to meet its current and future guests’ and operational requirements reflecting the rapid changes in guests’ behavior. Set IT objectives, managing performance, developing staff and providing formal and informal feedback in order to maximize overall performance and IT team motivation.
This role also requires a strong ability to strategically plan and operationally execute annual budget for the department as well as identify, plan and manage various IT hardware and software projects in all project stages to ensure project objectives are accomplished within time. Protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the company’s data and IT infrastructure. Ensure that the hotel’s IT operations are in line with IHG corporate IT compliance and security guidelines. Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of IT infrastructure and system administration, processes and practices taking into account international leading practices, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.
The ideal candidate must be motivated, focused leader with a proven track record in leadership with at least 5 years Hotel Leadership experience. University degree in Computer Science or a relevant field of work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. 8 years overall IT experience, preferably in the Gulf region with experience in managing IT projects and systems implementations. Solid understanding of various IT solutions and current leading technologies. Effective interpersonal and communication skills to manage internal and external client expectations, with fluency in business English (written and spoken); assertive, reliable and business-minded with good negotiation skills; structured, analytical and results oriented approach with attention to detail.
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