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Chief Technology Officer (UAE Nationals Only)
Posted on 8 Jul 2018
Location: Abu Dhabi
Oil, Gas and Energy
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Direct and oversee Organization’s information security plans, execution & compliance with respective local regulators.
  • Implement Organization’s Business Continuity Management System in HQ and oversee the implementation across the group
  • Lead technology strategic and operational planning to achieve organizational goals by fostering innovation and prioritizing technology initiatives
  • Define and communicate company values and standards for acquiring or developing systems, equipment, or software within the company
  • Creating overall technology standards and practices and ensuring adherence leading the strategy for technology platforms
  • Identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company’s services through technology, identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
  • Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluating, procuring & implementing technologies.
  • Direct technology audits globally on all technologies, evaluate risks and advise teams and decision makers on the risk appetite the business should have on technologies
  • Develop, track, and control the development and deployment of annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing technologies, staffing, and operations.
  • Measure performance of global budgeting and planning, service delivery and IT-enabled project portfolio management


Who we're looking for:

  • Must have Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Sciences or relevant discipline
  • Must have Minimum of 12 - 15 years IT experience with at least the last 5 years of which must have been in a senior management role.
  • Must have Experience in managing IT for multiple sites, preferably in multiple geographies
  • Good Exposure in IT Applications, Ifrastructure, ITGovernance & Risk Management
  • TOGAF Certified
  • COBIT Foundation
  • Project Management Certification in PMP or PRINCE2
  • Strong analytical, evaluative and problem solving abilities.
  • Budget preparation and monitoring
  • Able to handle several complex projects across multiple sites simultaneously.
  • Skilled leader, able to act as a coach and trainer to his team.


What's on offer:
  • Attractive Salary Package inclusive of housing allowance
  • Family Medical Insurance and Airfare Allowance
  • Education Allowance
  • Annual Performance Bonus
Job Ref: TI-88i4

Your application will be sent to Qasim Siddique.