Head of IT

Job Title: Head of IT
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: attractive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -012019-228391
Contact Name: Anya Buthsing
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2019 09:41

Job Description

A financial service company is looking for Head of IT based in Bangkok. This role will responsible for maintain essential IT operations, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware

Key Responsibilities

  • Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities in the Company group including, but not limited to, joint venture (JV) entity under the Company, for example, leading team to co-develop (with foreign JV partner) artificial intelligence system for credit approval of personal lending to individuals
  • Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems administration
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies, hardware, and software
  • Analyze department needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency and accuracy to inform business decisions
  • Ensure network components meet needs and work together seamlessly, using the full range of capabilities, and stay informed about new features and competitive solutions
  • Continuously analyze current process, technologies, and vendors to identify areas of improvement
  • Prepare cost benefits analysis reports when upgrades are necessary, continuously analyzing vendors to ensure they offer the best possible service and value for company needs
  • Train employees on both software and hardware, troubleshoot, and provide technical support when needed
  • Develop and execute disaster procedures, and maintain data backups

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in Information Technology or related field required
  • Certified in Advanced Information Technology
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in information technology and resource management
  • Fluent in Thai and English , Mandarin is a plus

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.