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Head of IT (Agriculture & Plantation)

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Keywords: Digital Transformation, Infrastructure, Application, Cybersecurity, IT Management, Plantation An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Head of Information Technology to join a leading plantation company based in Selangor. This role is perfect for an individual with extensive experience in IT and digital transformation, who is looking to make a significant impact on the operations of a thriving business. The successful candidate will act as an internal IT/digital advisor and business partner, identifying opportunities to improve IT operations in line with ITIL standards, managing IT operations, strengthening cybersecurity, and driving digital transformation initiatives. * Lead the IT department of a leading plantation company * Drive digital transformation initiatives and strengthen cybersecurity * Work closely with stakeholders to identify and implement IT improvements

What you'll do:

As the Head of Information Technology, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the digital landscape of our client's business. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of IT operations, from budgeting to vendor management. Your expertise in cybersecurity will be crucial in identifying and implementing projects to strengthen the company's security posture. Furthermore, your role will involve translating digital transformation opportunities into actionable projects that drive business growth. You will also be tasked with developing and implementing robust IT policies, ensuring disaster recovery plans are in place, and overseeing the design of the company's IT infrastructure. Lastly, your knowledge of the plantation industry will enable you to recommend suitable digital solutions that enhance operational efficiency.

  • Act as the internal IT/digital advisor and business partner, working closely with stakeholders to identify IT/digital improvements
  • Manage IT operations in accordance with ITIL standards, including budget management, vendor management, and user support
  • Identify and implement projects to strengthen cybersecurity within the organisation
  • Translate digital transformation opportunities into actionable projects, developing business cases and measuring value creation post-implementation
  • Develop, upgrade, and implement IT and cybersecurity policies
  • Implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of IT infrastructure and cybersecurity architecture
  • Evaluate and recommend suitable digital solutions for the plantation industry

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Head of IT role brings a wealth of experience in managing complex IT operations. With at least 12 years' experience in the field, including five years in a managerial position, you have proven your ability to lead and inspire a team. Your experience managing IT infrastructure, network, cybersecurity, and digital solutions will be invaluable in this role. A deep understanding of the plantation industry is essential, as is your willingness to take on hands-on roles in projects when necessary. Above all, your positive personality and result-driven approach will set you apart.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Minimum of 12 years' experience in IT with at least 5 years in a managerial position
  • Strong exposure in Digital Transformation
  • Proven experience managing IT infrastructure, network, cybersecurity, and digital solutions
  • Ability to take on hands-on roles in projects when necessary
  • Positive personality with a result-driven approach

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in the plantation industry with a reputation for innovation and excellence. They are committed to providing an inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. The company offers opportunities for professional growth and development, encouraging employees to learn new skills and expand their horizons. They believe in work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements to ensure their employees can maintain a healthy balance between their work and personal lives.

What's next:

Ready to take the next step in your career? Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: Infrastructure & IT Operations

Industry: IT

Salary: MYR180,000 - MYR240,000 per annum + Market Aligned Benefits

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Selangor

Job Reference: SIEO5P-27118322

Date posted: 30 June 2024

Consultant: Benjamin Chai

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