IT Director

Jeddah Permanent AED40,000 - AED60,000 per month (AED480,000 - AED720,000 per year)
  • Leading transportation company
  • Key stakeholder to lead the digital transformation

About Our Client

Founded decades ago, the company has emerged as a prominent player in the transportation industry, offering a wide range of innovative solutions to meet diverse needs.

Job Description

The IT Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the IT infrastructure, systems, and operations, ensuring alignment with business objectives and industry best practices. This role presents a unique opportunity to drive digital transformation initiatives and shape the future of transportation technology in Saudi Arabia.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement IT strategies, policies, and procedures in alignment with business goals and industry standards.
  • Lead and manage a team of IT professionals, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to foster a culture of excellence and innovation.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise-wide IT systems, including network infrastructure, hardware, software, and cybersecurity measures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify technology needs, prioritize initiatives, and drive digital transformation projects.
  • Ensure the reliability, security, and scalability of IT systems and services, optimizing performance and minimizing downtime.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies, trends, and best practices in the transport industry, leveraging insights to enhance operational efficiency and competitiveness.
  • Develop and manage IT budgets, forecasts, and resource allocation, maximizing ROI and cost-effectiveness.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in IT leadership roles, with at least one experience in the transport industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading IT teams and delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Strong technical expertise across a broad range of IT domains, including infrastructure, networking, security, and enterprise applications.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with a customer-centric mindset and a passion for driving innovation and continuous improvement.

What's on Offer

N/A to be confirmed

Contact
Antoine Gordon
Quote job ref
JN-112023-6240015

Job summary

Sector
Technology
Subsector
Executive Search
Industry
Transport & Distribution
Location
Jeddah
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Antoine Gordon
Job reference
JN-112023-6240015