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Head of IT (CIO) - Banking

NSI & Bluefin Talent

Doha, Qatar

Ref: KP709-2693

Job description / Role

A key banking client in Qatar is looking for a Head of IT to join their team. This person will be responsible for formulating IT strategies in alignment with the business strategies and goals of the Group, and ensure the delivery of top level IT Service Management. This individual will also be responsible for ensuring cost-effective provision of IT resources, IT infrastructure & development strategies while promoting consistent policies, standards, and application systems across the Group to ensure consistent levels of business support and customer service are achieved.


- Post-Graduation in Computer Science/related areas
- 15+ years and above Managerial experience in Information Technology of which at least 5 years as Head of Technology of a Large Commercial Bank/Financial required.
- Hands on experience in Applications/Data Platform/Data Hobs.
- Experience in the Digital Banking Transformation/Evolution of an institution.

About the Company

New Sourcing International (NSI) / Bluefin Talent have partnered so to offer a specialized recruitment solution within the Consulting and Financial services domains.

Working together as a specialist search and selection agency, we concentrate on blue chip financial services and strategy / technology consulting organizations across Europe and the Middle East; focusing exclusively on Financial Services, IT and Risk. Being niche allows us to offer a premium search service, tailored to overcome the technically challenging nature of recruitment for the specialist functions that we work.

We are dedicated to representing best of breed candidates in the region in our dedicated fields of employment. As such we are a leading outfit for placing ex-pats and internationally educated students in the region.

Our biggest unique selling point, is that we are steered by a dedicated team of ex-financial services and industry professionals. This allows us to offer a level of candidate pre-screening for roles, which is largely anomalous to the recruitment profession. Our ability to bridge the technical knowledge gap typical recruiters encounter, coupled with a thorough delivery process allows us to drive consistently superior results for our clients sourcing requirements. Designed to provide a fast and efficient turnaround, we minimize the use of internal resources our clients spend vetting inadequate profiles, allowing them to quickly get back to focusing on their strategic goals.

Our strength lies not only in the specialist nature of our firm, but also in the commitment we show towards our clients and candidates. We endeavour to build long-term relationships and recognise the crucial nature of communication throughout the recruitment process. Excellence, integrity, respect and transparency are cornerstone to the culture we promote.

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