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IT Manager

Job Title: IT Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1678
Contact Name: Hardi Ismail
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire an IT Manager for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Minimum 6 years of experience in the same role is required. English and Kurdish fluency is a must.


  • Running regular checks on network and data security
  • Identifying and acting on opportunities to improve and update software and systems
  • Developing and implementing IT policy and best practice guides for the client
  • Designing training programs and workshops for staff
  • Conducting regular system audits
  • Running and sharing regular operation system reports with senior staff
  • Overseeing and determining timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations and outages
  • Managing and reporting on allocation of IT budget
  • Providing direction for IT team members
  • Identifying opportunities for team training and skills advancement

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least 6 years of relevant experience in IT
  • High professional education degree is required
  • Ability to think strategically, analyze large amount of data and information objectively, and make quick decisions
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills
  • Must have demonstrated managerial skills
  • Must have strong understanding of IT principles
  • English and Kurdish fluency is a must
  • Advanced user of MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook, Visio

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.