IT Director

Propel Consult

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP127-1995

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Our client is a leading Provider of Airport Services in KSA. They are looking for a Director Information Technology to join them in Jeddah.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• To oversee and manage the development, implementation, and maintenance of the company Information Technology infrastructure, systems, and applications across HQ and stations to support of the company strategic objectives
• Contribute to the formulation of the company Shared Services strategy
• Ensure alignment of IT Department’s efforts in implementing the company Shared Services strategy
• Monitor the development and implementation of the IT Department’s policies, procedures and processes
• Monitor performance of the IT Department against KPIs and objectives on a regular basis. Recommend improvements and efficiencies in line with the company corporate priorities
• Develop and monitor the annual budget of the IT Department
• Oversee and guide the Information Technology team to ensure that the company functions and airports/SBUs are provided with an efficient and integrated IT system
• Ensure collaboration between IT and concerned stakeholders to understand business requirements of the company various functions and stations, and determine technology needs
• Lead the development and implementation of Information Technology security approaches and plans as well as disaster readiness and recovery plans
• Lead the development, operation, and maintenance of reliable Information Technology infrastructure to meet business needs
• Oversee the effective storage, security and confidentiality of data
• Provide professional development support and perform periodic performance reviews for direct subordinates based on the company Performance Management System
• Develop workforce plans and succession plans for key positions in the IT Department


Experience and Qualifications
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
• MBA or Master's in a relevant field is a plus
• Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience and at least 5 years of experience in a managerial role
• Experience in the Airline/Airport/Aviation Sector is preferred
• Fluency in English & Arabic
• Saudi National

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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