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IT and Systems Advisor

Job position: Senior Manager & Experienced Professionals / Type of work: Information Solutions, IT

Department:              Information Technology

Reporting To:             Manager Information Technology

Location:                      Muscat, Oman

 

Background

The following role will be for a fixed term contract of between 6 months and 3 years and be based in Muscat – the capital city of Oman. This will be a key role supporting the growth of the company and developing the knowledge and skills of local staff.

The vision is to become a best in class Credit Bureau partnering the Omani Credit industry in driving financial inclusion and responsible lending in Oman.

Overview of Position

The IT and Systems Advisor will be a key senior member of the IT department. This department is responsible for the technical operations of Credit Bureau system.

The Advisor is expected to be Creditinfo’s lead person on the CBS system and be an overall Credit Bureau expert. Initially, they will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of Credit Bureau system into Oman is carried out. Following this, the Advisor will work with Senior Management on developing and delivering the agreed Credit Bureau System roadmap.

From an operational perspective the Advisor will be responsible for developing the knowledge and skills of local office technical staff in operating the Credit Bureau system. They will be expected to work closely with the local office Senior Management in delivering core objectives.

The Advisor will be supported by Creditinfo Group experts in the delivery of their role.

 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Supervise all processes from a technical perspective related to the infrastructure, operations, information security, performance, Vendors management, SLAs, Change management, Value Added Products and testing of local office Credit Bureau System
  • Responsible for the technical integration of member institutions (subscribers)
  • Supports IT members development programme (trainings, seminars, conferences)
  • Principal source of knowledge of infrastructure and technologies utilized in the local office environment
  • Overall responsibility for the delivery and performance of the Credit Bureau System
  • Working week Sunday to Thursday

Candidate Requirements

 Mandatory

  • Overall Credit bureau expert with detailed understanding of credit bureaus from both business and technical perspective
  • Deep knowledge of Credit Bureau system from Data perspective
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Office IT Tools and systems (e.g. MS Dynamics, ERP Systems)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar role
  • Knowledge of IT Security auditing techniques
  • Be based and eligible to work in Muscat, Oman or willing to relocate
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness of working in the GCC region
  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree
  • Fluent in English
  • A strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence at all levels within a multicultural organization both internally and within client organisations

Highly Desirable

  • Arabic language skills
  • A relevant Master’s Degree
  • Proven ability to train and develop colleagues in Credit Bureau systems operations
  • Self-confident and decisive with a high level of personal impact.
  • Ambitious / Driven character
  • Communicative person – to lead training sessions and transfer knowledge to others

Are you interested?

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