Chief Information Officer (CIO)


Doha, Qatar

Ref: GP186-6049

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with an international market leader in Supply Chain and Logistics solutions, who is looking to hire a Chief Information Officer (CIO) to join their team in Qatar. This is a senior role, providing strategic vision and leadership to IT, Innovation and the Business Process Improvement Department, and reporting directly to the Group CEO.

As the Chief Information Officer, you will be responsible for strengthening the group’s operations by including both short-term goals and long-term vision. In this role, you will define and implement the digital transformation roadmap and oversee the management, maintenance and optimization of the IT Infrastructure.

This role requires someone to lead and manage a diverse team of IT professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement.

You will be responsible for managing the IT budget and delivering cost effective solutions, as well as developing and maintaining IT policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.


To be considered for this role, you must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT or a related field and a Master’s is desirable. A minimum of 8 years’ experience in a senior IT role, within a multinational organisation with sound knowledge of IT systems, infrastructure, software applications and emerging technologies is required.

Strong communication, negotiation and stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence at all levels within the company are necessary, as well as extensive knowledge of cybersecurity, data privacy and regulatory compliance. You must be a strategic thinker with the ability to translate business requirements into effective IT strategies and solutions, with a proven record managing large scale IT projects, budgets and vendor relationships.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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