Head of Enterprise Software Development

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Employment: Full Time

Spearhead a technology revolution in business operations. You will identify initiatives and lead a team building and acquiring cutting-edge software solutions, tools and technologies to optimise every process for a business at the forefront of natural resource production.

Client Details

An acquisitive UAE based natural resources entity.


* Create a vision and strategy for transitioning software operating model away from a cost centre to a revenue driver
* Develop multiple initiatives for leveraging the latest industry technologies and tools, including Blockchain, AI/ML, VR/AR, automated machinery, and cloud capabilities.
* Provide strategic direction and leadership for the entire software development team (in-house and outsourced).
* Build partnerships and commercial relationships with technology vendors to support the implementation of software development initiatives.
* Design and build software, tools and technologies to improve operations and processes.
* Develop and implement a comprehensive software development lifecycle (SDLC) strategy.
* Requirements gathering, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
* Manage and allocate resources effectively to meet project deadlines and objectives.
* Partner with key stakeholders across the organisation to understand business needs.
* Track and report on key performance indicators (KPIs).

Job Offer

* Opportunity to work with one of the largest entities in the region.
* Competitive salary and tax free earnings.


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
* Minimum 10+ years of experience in leading and managing enterprise software development teams.
* Proven track record of successfully delivering multiple complex software projects on time and within budget.
* Proficient in the design and development of enterprise applications.
* Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and software development best practices.
* Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to think strategically and translate business needs into technical solutions.
* Experience in building and managing high-performing software development teams.
* Fluency in English; knowledge of additional languages is a plus.
* Willingness to travel internationally as needed.


Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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