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Job Title Chief Digital Officer
Location Jeddah
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client:

Our client is a leading organization in the region. As we pass through a Black Swan moment, the business already under transformation requires a seasoned professional to speed up the pace.

Your Role:

Responsible for leading the development and deployment of strategic and tactical plans for the digital and innovation strategy. In partnership with senior executive leadership teams, this position collaborates to develop, plan, fund, implement and assess the progress of digitalization, technology and innovation efforts that enables the business to achieve strategic goals. Be a Champion of change that leads to a distinctive competitive advantage. Establish the digital hub, partner with the different stakeholders to define how technology can enable them, translate these ideas into a multi-year digital transformation strategy and project roadmap that reflects business priorities You should have developed and deployed the digital strategy roadmap in your previous roles. Ability to challenge the status quo and help organizations rethink their needs. A holistic understanding of business with an excellent head for commercials. Should have built teams who have delivered insightful solutions based on customer needs, displayed intellectual and emotional agility to understand the client’s needs. Track record of working on transforming traditional business processes, product innovation, driving growth and revenue by creating new value through the use of technology, services and processes. Ability to bridge the gap between technology and business fluency is an absolute must, as is the ability to influence change with cross-functional leadership. Leading the digital agenda you would look at delivering digital products ( building AI capabilities within the organization, digital trends, use of technologies such as blockchain, VR, AR etc.) That positively affects the customer experience. Ideate, Design, develop, deploy ..that would sum up your role in this very interesting role. It is a fantastic opportunity to create something from the ground up and work with senior leadership/board members who are highly supportive of the agenda. Prior experience in the financial services sector is key.

Must Haves:

  • You would come armed with at least 10 years of digital transformation experience in financial services industry.
  • Excellent knowledge and proven ability in transformation, including program leadership, organizational change management, process improvement and program management
  • You must be a SAUDI NATIONAL as per the client requirement.
  • You would have strong leadership & effective communication skills. The ability to multitask would be a big advantage

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 stakeholder's 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 a 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