Head of IT | AGTL | Karachi, Pakistan

Head of IT | AGTL | Karachi, Pakistan

Job title: Head of IT | AGTL | Karachi, Pakistan

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job description: Al-Ghazi Tractors Limited, the subsidiary company of Al-Futtaim group of Dubai, is a story of rollicking success. With consistent corporate achievements, the company is recognized for corporate excellence and “Best Corporate Performance”.

With its head office in Karachi, the AGTL plant at Dera Ghazi Khan, manufactures New Holland (Fiat) tractors in technical collaboration with CNHI – Case New Holland, the Number One manufacturer of agricultural tractors in the world. The AGTL plant, an icon of engineering dynamics operates on high efficiency. With Quality Control and Quality Assurance, quality improvement systems exist at every level. One of our mission statement reads: “Our most enduring competitive edge is the quality of tractors”.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

ROLE PURPOSE & CONTEXT:

To ensure an in-depth understanding of the business so as to devise and implement IT Strategies (aligned to Group IT Strategy) that supports robust business growth and transformational business change with secure, modern and reliable IT services; and deliver significant business value for the Company.

KEY ROLE SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Divisional and Group IT Strategy

Create an IT strategy for the Company and businesses to grow and optimise the business that is fully aligned with the Group IT Strategy and the Divisional business strategy.

Manage the prioritisation and implementation of the IT Strategy and report progress accordingly.

Integration

Drive the implementation of the integration of IT team and infrastructure.

Demand Management and Business Optimisation Assist business to identify opportunities (opportunity analysis, operating model maturity analysis, audit reports, internal/external innovation, etc.) to improve/grow/expand their businesses and the maturity of operating models. Prioritise and validate opportunities against Group/Divisional IT Strategy.

System Management & Development Installation and Deployment

Lead and integrate delivery of application team to deliver new solutions, maintain systems and provide system support against agreed service levels. Lead a portfolio of multiple projects, managing resourcing, time-lines, budgets, and quality of deliverables in conjunction with EIT team.

Leadership & Team Management

Build a lean, skilled and fully engaged team. Develop team in line with target competencies and build bench strength in team. Promote and fast-track your talent within AGTL. Prepare and manage budgets based on annual strategy review and planning cycle. Establish and manage relationships with key vendors. Build industry relationships to stay abreast with latest developments, innovation and [Vertical] business direction.

Governance

Ensure governance structures are established to manage IT Projects and to manage demand at Executive Level. Ensure compliance with IT Policies, Security Standards and strengthen internal controls. Identify and manage key risks in business.

Education: Degree in Computer Science/IT/Engineering/Science; Preferably Management Training (MBA, etc.)

Minimum Experience and Knowledge: 10 years IT Experience, 3-5 [Vertical] Business experience; Minimum 3 years management experience preferably in Automotive industry.

Experience in leading & Managing large scale transformation initiatives.

Expected salary:

Location: Pakistan

Job date: Thu, 13 May 2021 01:21:20 GMT

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