Manager, Computer Based Testing Center
Khalifa University of Science and Technology
UAE, Abu Dhabi,Abu Dhabi
منذ 5 يوم
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Job Role : Manager, Computer Based Testing Center

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of the Department's strategy, as well as annual business plans.
  • Contribute to the development of the Department's policies and procedures, in line with the overall business objectives of the University, ensuring they promote leading practices and excellence.
  • Contribute to the development and management of the Department’s budgets and report back on a timely basis to ensure that divergences are addressed promptly.
  • Operational Responsibilities

  • The Manager of the Computer Based Testing Center is responsible for managing the staff and overseeing the maintenance and operations of the center
  • Translate the long-term business goals into technical solutions to meet Khalifa University and CMHS strategic goals
  • Develop a plan for the computer systems that will be able to reach those goals.
  • work extensively with management and business analysts to determine what business needs the applications are meant to address
  • Research emerging technologies to decide if installing them can increase the organization’s efficiency and effectiveness
  • Work with management to ensure that systems and the IT infrastructure are set up to best serve the organization’s mission.
  • Helping to choose a specific type of hardware and software system.
  • Supervise the initial installation or upgrade of IT systems from start to finish
  • Run tests and diagnose problems in order to make sure that critical requirements are met
  • Monitor systems and projects progress to ensure that deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met
  • Devise ways to add new functionality to existing computer systems
  • Prepare an analysis of costs and benefits so that management can decide if information systems and computing infrastructure upgrades for existing systems are needed and are financially worthwhile
  • Oversee the installation and configuration of new systems to customize them for the organization
  • Oversee the systems testing to ensure that the systems work as expected
  • Oversee the Training needs for the system’s end users and instruction manuals
  • Adheres to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and reports breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinates with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the Line Manager
  • Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provide coaching, guidance and mentoring as required to enhance the internal capabilities of the team and ensure the achievement of established objectives and plans.
  • Recommend appropriate training courses as per the pre-determined training needs, evaluate their effectiveness,and monitor their results.
  • Carry out performance appraisals for subordinates according to planned schedules and recommend necessary actions as per the applied practices.
  • Conduct periodic meetings with subordinates to ensure that priorities are clear and workflow is running smoothly.
  • Follow-up on employees' administrative affairs such as vacations, leaves and other administrative and related affairs
  • Required Qualifications

  • Minimum required a Bachelor’s Degree in a computer-related field,
  • A Master’s degree in computer science may be more appropriate.
  • Expats :

  • A minimum 12 years of relevant experience.
  • UAE Nationals :

  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
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