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Senior Manager - IT for an Education company
Location: Dubai, UAE
Required Skills:

Our client is a reputed education organization and specializes in providing preparatory courses and seminars for finance and investment related professional qualifications and distribution of education tools.

The role of Senior Manager - IT is to develop and implement strategies for all Information Technology (IT) solutions including:
o   Learning Management System (LMS)
o   Student Information System (SIS)
o   Content Management System (CMS)
o   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
o   Website design, development and E-commerce
o   Faculty and Course Scheduling
·        Proactively promote technological innovation in the use of learning, teaching and operations
·        Define detailed project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
·        Plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and managing the efforts of third-party contractors
·        Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations
·        Define project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle
·        Enable and support all staff and external users in the training needed to utilize new technologies
·        Administer, configure and maintain systems, database and reports as per requirements
·        Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
·        At least 3-5 years experience in successfully managing all aspects of planning and implementing learning technology solutions
·        Experience in database and web technologies
Technical Proficiency:
·        Advanced understanding of databases
·        Competent and proficient understanding of platforms
·        Solid working knowledge of current web technologies
·        Strong familiarity with project management software
·        Familiar with programming languages
·        Ability to come up with innovative, effective ideas
·        Ability to take ownership of a task from start to finish
·        Ability to work in a small team. This calls for a high degree of communication and coordination
·        Work with minimum supervision and control
·        Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial
·        Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
·        Readiness to roll up his/her sleeves and do the low tech/routine work (especially in a start-up firm)
·        Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
·        Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
·        Excellent written and spoken English skills and good interpersonal skills
·        Strong presentation skills
·        Excellent design sense
·        Cheerful and positive attitude
University degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
Location: Dubai, UAE
Contract Type: Full-time
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