IT Manager

Propel Consult

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP127-1994

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a fashion retail company. They are currently looking to recruit an IT Manager to be based in Riyad.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Leads teams in the development, implementation, and support of the systems for a best-in-class online experience
• Develops technical talent and leadership capabilities in team members, and ensures a highly motivated team through coaching and mentoring
• Implements systems to maximize usability, accessibility, and customer experience. Leverages internal and external APIs, databases and other data sources
• oversees the scheduling, control and progress of system design, development and installation activities
• Develops trusted and open relationships with key business partners at Manager and Director Levels.
• Works closely with and manage vendor partner relationships
• Coordinates between internal and external resources, ensuring effective communication between all groups and individuals involved in projects
• Leads all projects under the rules and guidelines of the project manager. Ensures all project manager documentation is produced to high standards
• Oversees project financials and ensures adherence to the company fiscal policies


Qualifications & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field; Master’s degree preferred
• Minimum of 10 - 15 years total experience in IT development with 5 years in ecommerce with high volume traffic
• Minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience in a managerial position in a technology group with a proven track record for business capability delivery and talent development
• Hands on experience implementing systems using ATG / Endeca / Responsive Web technologies on Middleware like Web Logic / Jboss /Apache using Oracle RDBMS in a UNIX / Linux environment
• Experience implementing continuous integration pipelines and deployment automation using tools like Ansible / Jenkins / Art factory, etc.
• Experience with deploying and managing applications across multiple data centers
• Good business acumen and financial management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, problem-solving and analytical skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts and designs to a broad range of people
• Strong experience in using Agile (Scrum / Kanban / SAFe) project development methodologies
• Willingness to learn and adapt to changing business and technology landscapes

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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