IT Governance Section Manager - Saudi National

Propel Consult

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 24 Apr 2024

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Employment: Full Time

The role holder is responsible to lead and manage the establishment of the strategic, operational, and technical decision-making processes required to ensure that IT services are aligned with the organization’s priorities and risk appetite.

• Contribute to the formulation of SGS’s Information Technology strategy.
• Ensure alignment of IT Governance Section’s efforts in implementing SGS’s Information Technology strategy
• Develop and monitor IT Governance policies and procedures in collaboration with the other IT sections and in line with the IT strategy.

• Function as the single point of contact for IT management for key elements such as enterprise IT policy governance, enterprise IT strategy, and IT risk acceptance.
• Ensure visibility, escalation, and management of IT risks inherent in the delivery of technology services.
• Monitor key performance and key risk indicators and escalate breaches of triggers or limits.
• People Management
• Provide professional development support and perform periodic performance reviews for direct subordinates based on SGS’s Performance Management System.
• Support in the development of workforce plans for the Information Technology Department and work with the Human Resources Function on succession planning for key positions in the IT Governance Section.
• Work with the Human Resources Function to provide employees within IT Governance Section with the required competencies through appropriate and blended learning.


• Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience with at least 2 years of experience in a managerial role.
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required e.g. Computer Science or Management Information Systems.
• MBA or Master's in a relevant field is a plus.


Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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