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Director - Information Technology

Gulf Connexions

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP692-1579

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Gulf Connexions has partnered with global IT services and consulting the business in Dubai to assist them exclusively with their current recruitment drive across the region. We are actively looking to speak to IT professionals who possess a blend of both technical and business knowledge that will enable them to thoroughly understand the business needs and work with all areas of the business to find and deliver innovative IT solutions.


• Functional leadership and management of the Information Technology team.
• Overseeing the development and maintenance of the infrastructure and technical environments to ensure optimal performance.
• Develop and implement IT policies and best practice guides for the organization.
• Contribute to the development and implementation of the strategic technology road map.
• Hardware support including servers, virtual servers, desktops, networking equipment, and mobile devices.
• Business continuity and disaster recovery plans.



• Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.
• 10+ years of relevant experience within the Information Technology industry.
• Proven experience in managing large IT teams across a number of technical streams.
• Experience working in a matrix environment with diverse and complex business units.
• Current experience in technology architecture, cloud environment, and digital technology trends.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, enabling the individual to successfully motivate and work with a diverse group of people.
• Demonstrate superior organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure with a flexible approach.
• Effective coaching skills to maximize team performance.

Applications will be considered if you have the relevant experience and your skill set match those required and stipulated within the advert text.

Due to the high number of inbounds applications for this role, please note that we are only able to connect with shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from one of our recruitment team in the next 10 days please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

About the Company

Gulf Connexions Group is the regions leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

Contact our consultants directly for your specialist recruitment requirements. For candidates searching for job opportunities and requiring informed career advice, Gulf Connexions provides updates on the top positions available across the region.

Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region\'s leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.

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