David Aplin Group IT Operations Improvement Program Director Contract in Athabasca, AB

David Aplin Group

Branch Athabasca AB CA

IT Operations Improvement Program Director
Athabasca, AB

Strong leadership, interpersonal, written and communication skills. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled…

9 Month Contract – Athabasca, AB
David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit an IT Operations Improvement Program Director based in Athabasca for a 9 month contract. Our client is seeking a seasoned IT Operations executive to manage a program of ICT infrastructure and process upgrades. In this role, you will be responsible for developing, leading and carrying out a series of infrastructure projects. If you are a natural born leader with at least 5 years of experience in a similar role, this could be the opportunity for you!

The Role:
Report to the VP of IT and VIO on terms, conditions and pricing for equipment purchase and contract services
Manage the RFP and RFQ process for the selection of infrastructure services and equipment
Adhere to security policy and strategy to ensure infrastructure is safe against internal and external threats and risks
Organize budget approximations for the infrastructure improvement program
Responsible for Infrastructure Improvement Program components including:
Transfer services off of a server scheduled for termination and decommission the server
Discharge old email systems and Hitachi storage
Arrange new email connector
Implement new back-up strategy
Organize, test and set up new Citrix

The Ideal Candidate:
Degree in Computer Science, Operations Management, Information Systems or Engineering recognized in Canada
5+ years of formal IT Operation Executive experience
Experience in IT operations management in mid-level organizations and post-secondary institutions
Experience in IT operations manage
Working knowledge of security theory & practice and HR management principles, practices & procedures
Strong knowledge of ITIL concepts
Previous experience in ITIL implementation
Strong leadership, interpersonal, written and communication skills
Exceptional self-motivation skills with an ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment
Understanding of contemporary operations models including ITSM and COBIT considered an asset

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Deb Dodd, National Practice Leader & Partner – Aplin Information Technology . We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada – all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!
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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Athabasca, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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