[{{ $ctrl._job.status.name | translate}}] IT Director
Hosco Talent search on behalf of 5* hotel in Djibouti

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Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly talented Director of IT to join a 5* hotel part of an International Chain in Djibouti.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Managing Projects and Policies

• Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

• Monitors processes and evaluates information according to SOP and LSOP requirements.

• Enforces IR policies and standards protecting company hardware, software and other resources at the property.

• Directs maintenance of equipment and installed software applications inventory for property ensuring compliance with licensing regulations.

Maintaining Information Systems and Technology Goals

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Performs an assessment of needs, ensuring compliance with brand specific standards, budget and capital requirements.

• Determines priorities, schedules, plans and necessary resources to ensure completion of any MIS projects on schedule and according to specification.

• Ensures problems are correctly reported, routed, tracked and solved, with the system user being informed of situation at all times.

• Performs on-site monitoring of all projects.

• Ensures that regular on-going communication is happening in all areas of responsibility to create awareness of business objectives and communicates expectations, recognizes performance and produces desired business results.


Demonstrating and Applying Information Resources Knowledge

• Keeps up-to-date technically and applies new knowledge to your job.

• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

• Provides technical expertise and support.

• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Coordinates property efforts, prioritizes needs and communicates those needs to IR Shared Services and other systems staff.

• Manages vendors for property IT requirements functioning as escalation point for problem resolution.

Ensuring Client Technology Needs are Met

• Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

• Manages projects and activities related to MIS.

• Monitors, ensures and manages the acquisition and maintenance of property based systems.

• Analyzes information, identifies current and potential problems and proposes solutions.

• Inspects and ensures the maintenance of the equipment or the environment.

• Ensures that computer and network operations are monitored at the property, backup/recovery functions are performed on scheduled basis and administration functions for hardware, operating and application systems are maintained and completed on consistent basis.

• Manages IR activities to ensure the property infrastructure and applications systems are functional at all times.

• Ensures solutions are consistent with the client's needs and brand specific IR environment.

• Generates systems communications for property users to introduce new applications, provide user tips, alert users of system problems and inform staff of progress or status.

• Consults on specific application issues or hardware/software problems.

• Provides feedback on application functional performance and system performance.

Requirements

- BS/BA or equivalent work experience. Additionally, 4 years experience in a similar role.
- Experience in hospitality industry is a must.
- Experience managing network projects and working with Opera and it's implementation
- Experience in Africa will be highly valued



• Previous experience in IR Global Field Services or Marriott Systems Support desirable.

• System-related professional certifications desired.
Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Djibouti
Department
IT
Languages
English, French (optional)
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration
More than 1 year
Pay range
Competitive Salary and Expat package

hosco Talent Search - A division of hosco

hosco Talent Search is a division of Hospitality Connection (hosco).

hosco Talent Search provides hospitality employers with a distinctive and highly efficient placement service for young talents in the industry. With a team composed of recruitment experts, hosco assists companies in the recruitment efforts of both interns, graduates and alumni.

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