Charterhouse is working on a new and exciting opportunity for an IT Infrastructure Manager who will be the focal point for all IT Infrastructure and Operations related to the deliverables for this international event.
About the role
This role holds immense responsibility whereby you will act as the key liaison within the central Infrastructure and Operations team where you will lead, drive and facilitate the planning, design, implementation, testing and operational stages of the delivery across all IT Infrastructure Services. This includes but not be limited to ensuring all aspects of the Infrastructure Services (eg: cyber security, audio and video, CATV/IPTV, Broadcast Contribution etc…) are implemented across all venues, budget deliverables and lead and design service solutions for IT end user equipment. You will be responsible for all asset management, venue visits/inspections and providing gap analysis reports and support in the IT Master Delivery Plan and in the development of the IT Readiness Program. You will also lead a team of IT Infrastructure Specialists to ensure all infrastructure projects are implemented within set guidelines and in collaboration with all internal and external local and international stakeholders ensuring a successful project delivery.
The successful candidate must have a minimum experience of 8-10 years in Event IT Management, along with a Degree in IT, Computer Science. You should have strong IT skills and knowledge in Network, Infrastructure and Security Operations. You will also have strong knowledge of cabling standards for copper, coaxial and fiber systems and will have a Technology Certificate such as Cisco, VMWare as well as ITIL. A solid proven track record in leading complex large scale projects within the international sporting or events management industry is necessary to succeed as well as being a team player who can lead a dedicated and driven team. You will have good analytical and problem solving skills and be able to work well to tight deadlines, under pressure. Arabic would be advantageous. Experience in international sports/event management is essential.