Expert IT Strategy, Governance, Risk & Compliance

Posted 14 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NamePraveen Nair

Job description

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Align the IT roadmap and IT organization's strategies with RPI & Plastics business imperatives
  • Prepare IT investment and operating plan in alignment with RPI & Plastics strategic initiatives / objectives
  • Analyze current supply and demand for IT skills versus future demand & provide sourcing recommendations
  • Establish sourcing strategy for the IT organization and develop the sourcing governance model
  • Manage IDS OQ RPI workforce planning, IT skills and IT career development in coordination with People's function
  • Plan and oversee the successful roll-out of IT services
  • Develop overall technology architectural direction for OQ RPI IDS portfolio
  • Support in developing of sourcing strategies and procurement policies in alignment with OQ's global procurement department


  • Define roadmap and drive execution of transformational technology initiatives to evolve the portfolio towards desired state
  • Develop and maintain the entire support structure for delivering IT services
  • Lead the performance management process, including the definition of KPI's, for the IDS department and its employees
  • Support the IDS Department to improve documented policies and procedures
  • Lead the internal communication of IT in alignment with Corporate Communication
  • Serve and provide secretarial services to IT governance forums


  • Create and maintain the Enterprise Architecture governance and framework for IT
  • Define target state blueprints for application and technology architecture
  • Perform solution architecture design review across all phases of IT project lifecycles


  • Identify and mitigate business risks for continues service operations
  • Lead efforts to support IT audits, Risk Management, BCP and Compliance process


  • Negotiate, agree, and manage IDS contracts with suppliers in coordination with Procurement function.

Education requirements

  • Minimum Qualifications for this position is a Bachelor's degree in IT, Information Systems, computer science, or Engineering.
  • Preferred Certifications:
    • Enterprise Architecture (e.g. TOGAF, COBIT, CGEIT, ITIL),
    • Program Management (e.g. PRINCE, PMP).

Background and experience

  • 10+ years' experience, in IT related field in energy/oil & gas or industrial organisation.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in IT Strategy, IT Program Management, Enterprise Architecture, IT governance, IT investment management & prioritization, IT financial management, and IT talent management
  • Experience in IT Strategy & Management
  • Experience in portfolio management and performance monitoring practices and methodologies
  • Business case development and supply chain assessment / strategy.
  • Experience in the supervision and development of staff and management of contractors.

Competencies and skills

  • A strong entrepreneurial flair and commercial acumen
  • Effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and direct activities of others in a multi-project environment
  • Ability to build, maintain and extend relationships across the organization
  • Ability to manage and direct activities of others in a multi-project environment


  • A highly analytical and strategic thinker & Proficiency in M/S Office.
  • QA / QC Knowledge.
  • Contract Administration (Development / Review).
  • Strategy,
  • Governance,
  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • knowledge of complex IT systems, infrastructure, and applications in large organization (Oil & Gas preferred)
  • knowledge of portfolio management and performance monitoring practices and methodologies
  • knowledge of IT organizational practices

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.