You will define the operating framework, policies & quality standards of the IT department, set departmental objectives & budgets, be responsible for their achievement, lead large digital transformation projects, and look after IT’s workforce requirements. The incumbent will develop IT policies & procedures and ensure the effective communication & implementation of IT strategies. You will work in partnership with both IT & strategic-level business leadership teams, to define the scope and deliver an effective IT demand management function embracing all strategic IT plans and projects. While overseeing IT hardware and infrastructure enhancement you will also review and approve business blueprint processes for possible reengineering or enhancement to optimize the utilization of ERP modules and ensure IT security, risk management & planning and leading large digital transformation projects
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a renowned company and deliver tangible business value through proactive business engagement and business/IT alignment.
You will have 10+ years of experience leading enhanced IT engagement and building relationships with a demanding and diverse stakeholder community. This will likely have been built upon meaningful previous IT leadership experience. Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills with natural authority will support you in building buy-in, challenging perceptions and stimulating demand.
You must be a SAUDI NATIONAL
This is a high profile appointment for a veteran and accomplished Saudi national IT Director, who will drive optimal business engagement at the strategic level to both shape and stimulate the demand for commercially aligned well established IT services of the company.