Director of Information Technology

Posted 26 January 2021
Salary Competitive salary and benefits
LocationAbu Dhabi Island and Internal Islands City
Job type Permanent
Discipline Software Engineering
Contact NameJohn Richardson

Job description

We have recently partnered with a large conglomerate group in Abu Dhabi, a company well-regarded in the region, with ambitious growth plans.

Together, we seek an experienced Director of Information Technology who can define and implement a companywide strategy and agenda across IT operations and applications.

In this position, you will lead policy development, manage the companies IT budget and develop and maintain relations with 3rd party technology partners.

For this role, we ideally are looking for someone who has experience working for a progressive corporate business and has led transformation projects in complex, multinational environments. Your experience should extend across developing and implementing IT strategies and leading a centre of excellence.

The ideal applicant will have at least 15 years experience, with at least 5 of those heading an IT function for a large corporate business. CISSP and/or CISA certification would be preferred.

This position will be based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which has recently been voted the safest city globally for the fifth consecutive year. The UAE's capital is a location of choice for many expats, a blend of tradition, culture and new-age attractions await for those the region welcomes.

As for financials, our client offers a very attractive, zero income-tax salary package, which will also include relocation, annual airline tickets, executive healthcare, schooling for children, and much more.