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.

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Senior IT Management
Transport & Distribution
Eastern Province
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