Director of Information Technology

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-6961

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior IT leadership role in an organisation heavily focused on achieving a Vision 2030 objective. The role encompasses managing IT infrastructure, IT operations, IT service desk and IT security as well as helping transition their ERP systems to the cloud

Client Details

The client is an established real estate organisation with significant financial backing from the government, seeking to develop new areas for tourism purposes


* Develop and direct the implementation of the IT strategy for the company
* Oversee the management of the ERP project plan, the creation of ERP architecture, and the development of ERP applications
* Oversee the cloud management software solutions by monitoring the migration of applications, data, and services in the cloud and ensuring proper operations
* Oversee and lead the implementation of IT software and hardware strategy and plans to ensure that business requirements are fulfilled within the assigned budget
* Guide the planning and execution of security strategies and measures on information systems and networks to improve the reliability and security of IT resources

Job Offer

* Competitive salary package plus bonus and benefits
* Opportunity to take ownership of a department and influence C-level decision making to enhance IT in the organisation
* The role is with a prestigious, government backed company


* Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent from a recognised and accredited university
* A minimum of 12 years experience in IT/Technology roles with the last 10 years in leadership roles
* Ideally someone who has significant ERP implementation experience (Oracle Fusion experience is highly advantageous)
* Experience working within a cyber security team or IT audit department
* Experience working with IT vendors and relevant regulatory bodies

About the Company

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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