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Division Head, Information Technology

GRAND GUARDIAN NIPPON LIFE INSURANCE
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Myanmar - Yangon
Full Time
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1 week ago

Experience level

Manager

Job Function

IT Hardware, Software

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

Job Description

The Division Head, Information Technology (IT) plays a key leadership role in the business. He or she is primarily responsible for all aspects of IT operations within the company. The Head of IT will need to drive efficiencies through the use of technology, be engaged in the strategic planning, management and operations of various IT systems/processes and manage a team of IT individuals to deliver best in class IT services.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning – Work with key business executives and establish a best fit technology framework and roadmap to support long term business objectives. Identify cost effective, innovative, and appropriate technology solutions aimed at delivering best in class IT services for both internal and external customers
  • Policy Formulation – Formulate necessary IT policies to establish clarity and effectiveness around acceptable course of actions around specific areas of work
  • Project Management – Prioritize and provide project management oversight over significant IT projects. Ensure projects are accurately defined and executed on time and budget
  • People Management – Recruit, manage, mentor and train new and existing IT staff to build up necessary IT competencies required to support the organization’s IT needs
  • Cost Management – Maintain a clear view around IT capital and operational expenditure and provide cost forecasts based on functional or user base increases
  • IT Security Management – Define required IT security policies and programs to ensure identified IT security risks are adequately managed and addressed effectively
  • Vendor Management – Identify suitable vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure information communication technology (ICT) products and services at best available rates
  • Business Continuity Management – Establish necessary business continuity and disaster recovery plans to ensure pre-determined service levels are met. Ensure plans are operational and validated at regular intervals
  • Stakeholder Management – Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders. Ensure change management is in place post IT changes and provide regular advice to key leaders around the use of technology to derive business value
  • Capacity and Resource Planning – Ensure sufficiency in IT capacity and resources required to ensure smooth operation of various systems
  • IT Audit Management - Coordinate, prepare and manage IT Audits and ensure significant audit points are promptly addressed and closed

Open To

Repatriate
Male/Female

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master degree in IT, Computer Science or Similar
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Financial Industry
  • Excellence knowledge in designing/developing IT systems, infrastructure and planning IT implementation
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Burmese
  • Excellent organizational and strong leadership with mentoring and coaching skills, problem-solving and analytical skill

What We Can Offer

Benefits

Rewards for over performance

Highlights

Make a difference
Join an experienced team

Career Opportunities

Learn new skill on the job

About Our Company

Since 2013, GGI has built a reputation as the most trusted name in Myanmar insurance. We believe that with the progression of our nation comes a requirement for trusted insurance providers to safeguard the financial well-being of individuals and businesses. That is why we are committed to providing premium insurance policies that protect what matters most to you – giving you the confidence you need to follow your dreams.

In 2019 we partnered with Japan’s market leader in life insurance – Nippon Life. With their global expertise and our local knowledge, we are able to provide a new array of top quality life insurance products to help you achieve your ambitions with total peace of mind.

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Experience level

Manager

Job Function

IT Hardware, Software

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

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