IS Datacentre Project Lead - VR/18470

Recruiter
Thorpe Molloy Recruitment Ltd
Location
Aberdeen
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Currently recruiting for an experienced IS Datacentre Project Lead on an initial 12-month contract basis for an Oil and Gas Operator based in Aberdeen. Reporting to the IT Operations Lead, the IS Datacentre Project Lead will provide IS infrastructure facilities to meet user requirements, corporate strategy and directives from IT management. Duties and Responsibilities: Managing the complete portfolio of IS / ITO projects, ensuring that resources are managed optimally and business priorities and properly considered. Defining and delivering IS / ITO projects safely and within budget constraints. Adhering to IS defined project management methodology, ensuring proper visibility of each project for IS management. Tracking information on the current status of all projects in the organisation, and providing project visibility to management in a common and consistent manner using a variety of reporting methods and metrics. Maintaining a project document repository. Ensuring that contracts, services and negotiations with both internal and external IS suppliers are aimed at meeting the business needs of the organisation. Making significant contributions to the company IS strategy and policies. Identifying and contributing towards the promotion of opportunities for Information Systems to add value or improve the efficiency of the business. Advising and influencing business clients and customers, at management level regarding the delivery, costs, availability and functionality of services and systems and develop effective partnerships with suppliers and customers. Managing, coordinating, describing and driving the IS Architecture plan and the main issues / actions that need to be addressed within a 5-year horizon. Monitoring the Architecture plan to: Ensure that technical consistency and integration is achieved for all IT / IS systems and solutions. Ensure that systems will enable the company to meet future business expectations. Ensure that systems evolve in a manner that will satisfy IS requirements for resilience and integrity. Experience / Qualifications: Applicants will be expected to be educated to Degree level in a relevant discipline. Extensive IS experience in an upstream petroleum environment is essential. Previous and specific experience in a similar IS Project Lead / Manager type role, within the Oil and Gas Industry, is essential. Experience with Enterprise Storage, Backup and Virtualisation Technologies (specifically Nutanix, Data Domain, NetApp, VMware and Networker) is essential. Knowledge of project management methodologies and implementation is essential.

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