IST Leader

Vacancy number • PUB408515

IST Leader

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Closes June 30
  • 84 hours
  • Professional Master

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Papua New Guinea

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Professional Master


Brunel International is looking for an experienced IST Leader to join our team in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the implementation of the IST strategy, oversee and manage all aspects of an organization's information technology infrastructure and services on site. Lead a team of IT & Telecom professionals and work closely with other entities on site to ensure the smooth operation of the organization's technology systems and applications.

About this role

The IST Leader will be responsible for leading the implementation of the Information Technology Infrastructure and services on site up in PNG. This includes developing and executing a plan to ensure that all operations are running smoothly and efficiently. The successful candidate will also be responsible for leading a team of IT & Telecom professionals and work closely with other entities on site to ensure thesmooth operation of the organization's technology systems and applications. Developing and implementing standard operating procedures for IT and Telecom operations to ensure that all IT systems and processes are well-documented, repeatable, and measurable. Additionally, they will be responsible for ensuring that all safety protocols are followed and that all personnel adhere to company policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure, systems, and applications. A strong technical background in IT and Telecom infrastructure, including experience in network administration, server management, Windows environment (O365) and security.
  • Proven track record of successful project management
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire teams
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to effectively manage stakeholders
  • Knowledge of industry best practices and regulations
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team


  • FIFO Even Roster
  • Ensuite style accommodation / good security onsite / full medical facilities onsite
  • All flights and transfers

Brunel in the United States

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Papua New Guinea. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract or permanent.
Operating in Papua New Guinea since 2008, Brunel has their major bases in Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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Your consultant, Wilfred Kochannek is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB408515

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