Assistant Director IT (Ind)

Job Title : Assistant Director IT
Reports To : AVP
Location : Gandhinagar, Vadodara


The Assitant Director IT is responsible for the assessment, planning, executing, and implementing of projects for the IT Department in support of organizational business objectives. The Assistant Director IT is responsible for the supervision and training of IT staff; compliance with policies and procedures, department development, innovation, process improvement, efficiency, quality and excellence. This position will ensure that all IT equipment, network and systems are up to date, secure, and working properly.


  • Oversee all technology operations and evaluate them according to established goals
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
  • Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software
  • Selects and implements suitable technology to streamline internal operations and help optimize the strategic benefits and value to the organization
  • Heads the IT function of the company and will help the company in realizing its objective of improving its online presence becoming more digital.
  • Plans the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization
  • Integrates, analyzes and helps academic and operations partners interpret complex and diverse information
  • Initiates, formulates, and implements new business practices for IT; leads the development and/or delivery of a significant element of the change leadership program for the organization
  • Ensures that security measures for systems, applications, databases, and networks are properly implemented and updated regularly to minimize technical vulnerabilities
  • Leads IT organization with a customer-first focus/approach.
  • Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management
  • Coordinate IT managers and supervise technicians and other professionals to provide guidance
  • Control budget and report on expenditure
  • Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts

Position Requirements:

Formal Education & Certification

  • Master’s in Computer Application
  • Minimum Experience: 7 years

Knowledge & Experience

  • Knowledge with Firewalls and VPN’s
  • Proven experience as Assistant IT director or similar role
  • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
  • Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.
  • Experience in controlling information technology budget
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication abilities
  • Routing and networking design, implementation, and protocols experience
  • Proficient use of network assessment tools
  • Strong security and remote connectivity background
  • Experience setting up unified threat management services on firewall devices
  • Supervisory, troubleshooting, and project management experience

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in inside environmental conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Knowledge of:
Company policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook

Ability to:

Prioritize tasks and handle multiple tasks at one time; Effectively communicate using proper grammar and syntax; Exhibit a professional image and demeanor at all times; Must be capable of problem-solving promptly and independently while under pressure.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, rush jobs, change in the workload or technological developments).

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