Director of IT (Dubai, UAE; Full Time) - 466275

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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Head of IT who will perform the following responsibilities
The Head of IT’s role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives The Head of IT directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and business development This individual is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s information technology and systems
Strategy & Planning

Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the business organization as a member of the senior management team

Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization

Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the business

Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures

Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development

Develop, track, and control the information technology annual operating and capital budgets

Develop business case justifications and costbenefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives

Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan

Assess and make recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT organization
Acquisition & Deployment

Coordinate and facilitate consultation with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations

Approve, prioritize, and control projects and the project portfolio as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and installation of major information systems

Review hardware and software acquisition and maintenance contracts and pursue master agreements to capitalize on economies of scale

Define and communicate corporate plans, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating IT systems
Operational Management

Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of IT systems performance

Ensure IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations

Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems

Keep current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and prices Advise, counsel, and educate executives and management on their competitive or financial impact

Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities, including government, vendors, and partner organizations

Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of all IT staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies
Position Requirements
Formal Education & Certification
University degree in the field of computer science or business administration Master’s degree in one these fields preferred
Knowledge & Experience

Minimum 10 years of progressive years experience managing andor directing an IT operation

15 – 20 years experience working in the IT industry

Experience in strategic planning and execution

Considerable knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations
If interested, kindly send your CV with the following details

Notice period

Current salary package

Salary expectation

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Thank you and looking forward to your immediate reply
Kindly note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Bachelor's Degree

Role:VP/ Head - Technology (IT)
Other Software/Hardware/EDP - Director of IT

Industry:Banking/Financial Services/Broking


Deadline:10th Aug 2024

Company Profile

We are emaratech (emarat Technology Solutions) FZ LLC, a technology and professional services company that specializes in providing consulting, outsourced technology and business strategy solutions for the global corporate and government entities in the Middle East.

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