Head of Technology (Logistics/Last Mile Delivery)

Eastern Province Permanent
  • Lead the Technology function of a tech-driven Logistics business
  • Become an integral part of the company's growth

About Our Client

Our client is a fast-growing Logistics/Last Mile Delivery business based in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. They are seeing tremendous growth, and looking the hire a forward-thinking and commercially astute Head of Technology.

Job Description

The Head of Technology will drive the organisation towards achieving its potential in terms of technological innovation and capabilities. He/she will be responsible for:

  • Setting the technology strategy in line with the organisation's wider goals and objectives
  • Building and managing a Technology and Software Engineering team
  • Developing proprietary customer-facing products and solutions, which will deliver an outstanding customer experience
  • Identifying areas of improvement and automation within the internal technology architecture
  • Sourcing external off-the-shelf solutions that will improve Operations
  • Being a trusted advisor to the MD, and the in-house expert on all matters regarding Technology within the Logistics/Last Mile Delivery sector
  • Working closely with other departments such as Operations, PMO, Finance, Sales & Marketing, etc.
  • Vendor selection and management
  • Eventually monetising some of the proprietary products

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have:

  • 10+ years of Technology leadership experience
  • Experience developing proprietary technology solutions and digital products within the Logistics/Last Mile Delivery/Ecommerce Fulfillment industries
  • At least a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study
  • Managed software development/engineering teams in the past
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, and a commercial mindset
  • A track record in managing teams
  • Ideally worked in a start-up environment or greenfield projects in the past

What's on Offer

An attractive package, along with benefits (including schooling allowance) are on offer for this role.

Contact
Aniket Deo
Quote job ref
JN-122021-4548946

Job summary

Sector
Technology
Subsector
Senior IT Management
Industry
Transport & Distribution
Location
Eastern Province
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Aniket Deo
Job reference
JN-122021-4548946