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Job Title IT Director
Location KSA
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

IT Director – KSA

Our Client:

A huge, diverse business that has multiple operating companies, stake in multi-national conglomerates both in the Kingdom and internationally are looking for a Group Head of IT to be at the helm of the IT department as the organization is undergoing transformation with a long-term vision of aggressive growth in all its business units.

Your Role:

You would be someone who can rewrite the rules, challenge the status quo, and work seamlessly with other functions to provide vision & leadership to the Information Technology initiatives.

This is a high profile appointment for a veteran and accomplished IT Head who will provide the vision and leadership for designing, developing and implementing Group IT initiatives that create customer and/or business value. Lead the transformation of the IT department and provide IT solutions to the business to enable the overall company transformation and add value to the business. Ensure infrastructure is reliable, secure and cost efficient.

You will define the operating framework, policies & quality standards of the IT department, set departmental objectives & budgets and be responsible for their achievement and look after the workforce requirements in IT. The incumbent will not only develop IT policies & procedures but ensure the effective communication & implementation of IT strategies. You will work in partnership with both IT & strategic-level business leadership teams, to define scope and deliver an effective IT demand management function embracing all strategic IT plans and projects. While overseeing IT infrastructure enhancement you will also review and approve business blue print processes for possible re-engineering or enhancement to optimize the utilization of SAP modules and ensure IT security, risk management & planning.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a renowned company and deliver tangible business value through pro-active business engagement and business/IT alignment.

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, preferably Masters (International IT Certifications & Trainings)
  • 10+ years’ experience in leading the IT function in a large enterprise, particularly with different companies or divisions. Considerable experience in implementing and managing IT infrastructure and security. Considerable experience in rolling out enterprise applications, business intelligence and reporting systems.
  • Having experience in managing both Infrastructure and Applications
  • Fluent in English and Arabic
  • Should be High on energy, had experience in leading projects for Stakeholder Management / Change Management, Knowledge of ERP, Infrastructure & Security, and Capital Investment

Managing Expectations:

At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but as a thumb rule if you do not hear from us in 7-8 working days post applying for the role then the resume has not been shortlisted and would be kept on the database for other roles. Look forward to a long term relationship…Mindfield…making a difference

Country Saudi Arabia