IT Director


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP222-2822

Job description / Role

IT Director - Hospitality Group

Our client, a hospitality group in Saudi requires an IT Director to join them in Riyadh. The main purpose of the role is to plan, organise, monitor and control all the activities of the IT function for efficiency, including actively contributing to formulating and developing IT strategies and plans consistent with the overall business strategy and objectives.

Ensure enhancements to the IT systems and programs according to the business requirements and requisite guidance / support to increase efficiency of operations. Manages / supervises critical / major IT projects and develops proposals to Top Management relating to systems integration, hardware / software replacements, major IT developmental projects and work simplification so as to improve work efficiency and productivity. Maintains updated knowledge of industry standards, patterns, trends, principles, practices, and techniques in all aspects of information technology.


Suitable candidates will have a graduate degree in Computer Science or IT with around 8-10 years of progressive IT - related experience including 3 - 5 years as Head of the IT-function for a reputed contracting company in the region. You will have experience in Oracle Cloud. You will have excellent Planning and Organising skills, Analytical and Problem Solving skills, Negotiation skills, Interpersonal skills, Customer Orientation skills and Multi-tasking skills.

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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