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Houston, Texas - USD Full Time Posted: Saturday, 11 August 2018
Company Overview

Nabors Industries owns and operates the world's largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore drilling rigs in the United States and multiple international markets. Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout the world's most significant oil and gas markets. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors' highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.


The primary purpose of the IT Governance Team Lead is to oversee the IT Governance program, third party risk assessments and compliance with Nabors policy for the Nabors IT department. This role is also responsible for leading a variety of annual/quarterly/monthly/biweekly/weekly procedures, controls and meetings. This role also manages the interface between IT management and both internal and external auditors for the Service Organization Control (SOC 2&3) and other compliance initiatives such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), including providing requested audit inputs.

This role will also interface directly with the IT Asset Management, IT Purchasing, Telecommunications, Creative Content and Contract Management (IT) departments by monitoring, updating and reviewing processes.

This role provides direction to more junior staff and is accountable to ensure the process or service is followed and optimized for Nabors IT.

  • Work with various departments within and outside of IT (Legal, HR, External Audit, Internal Audit etc.) to implement new policies, standards or projects
  • Develops work plan and priorities for their area
  • Performs as a technical contributor, delivering the results required in the area
  • Successfully resolves most technical and/or process issues within their area
  • Takes accountability of delegated tasks and apply critical thinking to fulfill that task
  • Schedule, compile presentations for and lead regularly held (quarterly, monthly, bi-weekly and weekly) meetings to update leadership, hold others accountable, bridge communications between departments and follow best practices
  • Continuously identify industry best practices and implement within the IT department. Recommends opportunities to improve work procedures and processes for their area, or implements process changes in areas where they have been delegated the authority to do so
  • Work and continually improve and keep up to date IT process around disaster recovery, business continuity, release management, vendor management, risk management, controls, performance measurement, communication strategy & culture, data management
  • IT Key Metrics and Reporting: Leads the development of key metric and reporting frameworks for IT Department. Delivers these metrics and reports on quarterly basis.
  • Report on Key metrics around IT Governance, IT Asset Mgmt, IT Procurement, Telecommunications, Creative Content and Contract Management
  • Create, update and administer IT policies, standards and procedures. Ensure all IT policies, standards and procedures meet the guidelines established for each; ensures they are properly housed, refreshed, inventoried and approved.
  • Define action plans and timelines with process owners and manage them to completion/implementation
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of the IT risk management framework, IT Risk Register and risk assessment methodology based on best practices and industry trends (COBIT 5, COSO, ITIL, NIST CSF, TOGAF, Cloud, IOT, etc)
  • Gather relevant business, regulatory, process, and system information; validate/update process flows, risks, and controls; prepares accurate, complete, clear, and timely analysis and documentation that reflects an ability to identify risks and independently assess the adequacy and effectiveness of IT internal controls around areas such as Access Security, Change Management and Data Center & Network Operations, and their compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Manages the IT risk assessments for capital projects and service providers. This involves identifying the risks presented by technological and process changes. This may include the review of architecture design, supporting processes/procedures, etc. to ensure the proper controls are in place and risks are appropriately mitigated
  • Manage testing request lists from internal and external auditors, providing the interface between IT management and the auditors.
  • Develop and maintain Nabors guidelines for the implementation, documentation and testing of IT application controls (ITAC) and IT general controls (ITGC) related to the systems in scope as part of SOX Compliance Program, including, but not limited to:
    • Engaging with the relevant Executives and Directors from Technology & Operations and Lines of Business regarding IT governance and controls for their areas of responsibility;
    • Maintaining comprehensive guidelines for IT control documentation and testing, in line with leading industry practices, COSO and COBIT frameworks; and
    • Acting as the Nabors SOX IT governance subject matter expert addressing stakeholder requests and providing necessary guidance.
  • Have the ability to investigate, document and report on compliance and audit related findings, communicate them to owners, and hold owners accountable for remediation; follow up and perform root cause analysis
  • Monitor and initiate daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual eview of controls and procedures. Ensure processes are performed.
  • Coordinate and develop IT Training and New Hire Onboarding initiatives (Videos, Articulate training content, guides etc)
  • Work with Legal team to review IT Hardware/Software/Services Contracts.
  • Maintain a complete and accurate repository of all IT Contracts and review periodically for expiration and renewal
  • Directly create, maintain and govern processes of IT Asset Management, IT Procurement and Telecommunication
  • Manage a team of resources to execute project responsibilities
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Five years of relevant experience (such as Compliance, Risk Management, Audit related field, development of policies and procedures methodology, IT systems
  • Two years of directly relevant experience in the IT process or service
  • One year of experience leading a team
  • Sound judgment, tact, and analytical ability. Excellent interpersonal, communications, presentation skills and organizational skills. Ability to work effectively with clients, and management and its staff members
  • Track record of improving and implementing successful IT processes or services.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with, manage and train junior staff member. Provides consulting to IT colleagues. Educates and supervises junior staff. Assigns work, monitors work quality and reviews output
  • Effective project management skills (task identification, prioritization, and documentation)
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively balance multiple responsibilities which may frequently change
  • Ability to learn information quickly and apply risk/control considerations which impact downstream decisions
  • Big 4 experience highly recommended
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Able to interact, communicate and collaborate effectively with internal and external auditors, executives and coworkers across all departments of the organization
  • Critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail and follow up
  • High degree of professionalism and personal integrity
  • Ability to work with a high degree of independence as well as with a team
  • Excellent documentation skills (processes, standards, controls, policies and risks
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Seven years of relevant experience
  • Advanced degree in a related field
  • CISSP, CISA, CRISC certifications
  • Workiva and Flexera experience
  • GDPR knowledge
  • Accountability - Level Four
  • Excellence - Level Three
  • Innovation - Level Two
  • Safety - Level Two
  • Teamwork & Collaboration - Level Four
  • Communication - Level Four
  • Decision Making - Level Four
  • Leadership - Level Three
  • Business Focus - Level Three
  • IT Environment - Level 2
  • IT Standards, Procedures, Policies - Level 2
  • IT Governance - Level 2
  • IT Project Management - Level 1
  • IT Project Planning and Organization - Level 1
  • IT Project Control and Reporting - Level 1IT Project Office/Administration - Level 1
  • Office environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and use hands. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision

Houston, Texas, United States of America
8/11/2018 2:40:18 AM

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