KAC220511040546 - Assistant Director Development & Technical Support
Assistant Director Development & Technical Support
Full Time - Permanent
Last date of application:
Basic Function and Scope:
Plans, develops and directs the provision of technical and electronic communications and
the development, monitoring and maintenance of Corporation computerized reservations
services for any private, public or co-hosted reservation system. Plans future equipment
and network installations and expansions to ensure continuous computer link data
processing, telex and Societe International Telecommunications Aeronautique (SITA)
message switching. Monitors installation and operation of necessary equipment and
networks, and supervises user liaison, systems analysis, programming and support of any
private, public or co-hosted reservation system services for KAC and outside operations.
Tasks and Duties : a. Supervises the activities of assigned personnel in the Communications Division.
Performs supervisory duties and exercises financial authority at the level
established by Management for the position.
b. Participates in Corporation's Information Technology Services forward planning,
and prepares plans for network of computer sets and telecommunications links of
3 sites to satisfy intermediate and long term requirements of the KAC and outside
users in data processing and message switching. Includes estimating manpower
and equipment requirements, preparing and monitoring division budgets, and
evaluating new systems and equipment available, including visiting vendors or
other user companies' locations to witness and report feasibility for Corporation
use. Assists in establishing contract requirements for equipment purchase,
training and services, monitors performance of vendors and consultants and
reports to Management. c. Directs and coordinates the maintenance of various equipment linked to various
minies, such as visual display units (VDUs), graphic plotters, printers, modems,
peripheral equipment and cable network, ensures the planning, installation and
maintenance of telex systems. Also directs the preparation of schedules for
planned maintenance programmes, including determining daily work schedules
and priorities to ensure that equipment is kept in good working order.
a. B.Sc. in Electronic Communications Engineering or equivalent.
b. 12 years' experience in Electronic Telecommunication and full understanding of
computer hardware systems.
- Very good knowledge of high level protocols, CP and access methods.
-Very good knowledge of English