Our client is looking for an experienced Chief Information Officer located in KSA, Qatar, or the UAE. Applicants from Europe willing to relocate to the GCC region are welcome.
Our company is seeking an experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) to join our rapidly expanding team in Dubai. We believe in the power of technology and innovation and are looking to recruit someone who shares our passion. As the CIO, you will be responsible for guiding the strategy, management, and implementation of our information technology (IT) and digital initiatives.
- Develop and implement IT strategy and infrastructure to align with our company's overarching goals
- Oversee the management of IT operations, ensuring that our systems are stable, secure, and efficient
- Establish and maintain relationships with vendors and partners, negotiating contracts and managing procurement
- Collaborate with other executive team members to identify new technology trends and digital solutions to streamline operations
- Develop, implement, and monitor cybersecurity and data privacy policies to keep company and client information secure
- Manage the IT department, developing talent through recruitment, training, and performance management
- Oversee the budget for IT initiatives and ensure that costs are appropriately allocated and controlled
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
- MBA or relevant advanced degree is preferred
- A minimum of 10 years of IT experience, with at least 5 years in a leadership role
- Experience in creating and implementing IT strategies, policies, and procedures
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
- Knowledge of emerging digital technologies and trends, and experience leveraging them for businesses
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
- Fluent in English; Arabic language proficiency is an advantage
- Competitive salary package, commensurate with experience
- Health insurance and other benefits
- Opportunities for professional growth and development
- Collaborative and innovative work environment
Disclaimer: HAX consulting or the poster of the job are not in control of the hiring process for this role, the job owner (partner) is in charge of the hiring process and will shortlist the ideal candidate accordingly.