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08/11 Prathamesh
Account Manager at Olive Green Consulting

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Chief Technology Officer - IT (12-20 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 762614

Key Responsibilities : 

Business Strategy : 

- Provide strategic process and architecture thought leadership and direction

- Lead the execution of technology strategy for technology businesses, partnerships, and external relationships.

- Interface with business partners to advise and provide technology related solutions and thought leadership.

- Formulate a Technology vision based on the organization's strategic intent and cascade it to an operational level plan

- Prepare the Annual Technology Plan for the Department along with the IT procurement plan for both hardware and software

Capital Expenditure : 

- Initiate allocation of capital expenditure related to technology and also review cases of unplanned expenditures

- Keep abreast of non-performing assets and take required steps to dispose of the same

Strategic Appointment :

- Manage IT vendors engaged for various services & equipment

Technology : 

- Initiating procedures for smooth functioning of the entire procedure from receipt of content to conversion, tagging, uploading and finally making it live on the portal

- Ensuring all statutory compliance of Broadcast

- Ensure that all broadcast content is in line with technical and content related government regulations

- Identifying and sourcing solutions for content conversions and its security over the internet

- Identifying / Forecasting and implementing storage requirements of the company.

- Overseeing the maintenance of all IT equipment regularly

- Formulating plans and policies for overall growth and development together with goal setting and continuous process improvement

- Act as catalyst between the technology partners, syndication parties, content developers and owners.

- Analyze IT requirements keeping in mind business impact, strategic value and organizational readiness for each project

- Liaise with other departments on technological requirements for enhancing service levels and improving process efficiencies

- Exploring the IT requirements for an integrated Newsroom for Print, Digital and Sakshi Web

- Conduct regular checks on IT compliance of software and hardware

- Direct conduct of periodic departmental audits, highlight deviations and develop and implement measures to reduce business risk

- Survey the IT world for latest technological advancements and prepare a suitable business case for their deployment for the Top Management

- Survey the organization on technology adoption and digital mindset for new technology implementation in the organization.

- Conduct trainings for all departments for better technology adoption and implementation.

- Organize for processes like Broadcasting, Video Conferencing, Web casting and Audio conferencing

- Conduct technology and application evaluation based on user inputs and support user departments in finalizing technology options

- Prepare tender documents and specifications for work to be carried out as well as for material requirements

- Ensure project construction as per design specification, identify variances and report the same to contractor

- Take over the management of project post testing and commissioning

- Ensure Smooth Operations of IT Systems (IT applications, software, servers and processes)

- Ensure smooth operation of SAP portal

- Ensure planned maintenance and backup of systems as per schedule. Prepare budgets for operations and infrastructure maintenance / repair and submit to finance

- Facilitate business continuity by providing IT services required to support critical business processes

- Ensure that breakdowns and department concerns are addressed within a specified time frame

- Direct resolution of escalated issues relating to technical support and administration in a timely manner.

Human Resources : 

- Build and maintain the Information Technology team

- Conduct detailed resource planning for each new initiative/process with a view to estimate budget, time and man month requirements

- Mentor and coach subordinates to develop the team's capabilities and build a strong succession pipeline for the role.

Outsourcing :

- Undertake organizational needs analysis to identify opportunities to improve organizational efficiency through IT interventions.

Environment & Safety;

- Initiate Safety and Disaster Management Programs

Key Result Areas and Performance Indicators

Sr. No Key Result Areas Key performance indicators

1. Oversee technology implementation in the organization % adherence to IT budgets within the organization

2. Supervise IT systems and processes % Downtime due to unscheduled maintenance

3. Oversee automation of business processes Number of new IT intervention projects formulated and implemented

% adherence to estimated project cost and time for implementation of IT infrastructure

% improvement in operational efficiency as a result of project implementation

Job Specification : 

Education: Post Graduate in Technology

Years of Experience: 12 + Years of relevant work experience in handling IT systems, applications and networks

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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