Director Solution Design

Du Telecoms

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP332-515

Job description / Role

The job purpose is to be responsible for solution design for Operations & Support Business Units within the IT Department. She/he is accountable for efficient and effective solution design of CR's and CAPEX projects in a timely manner and compliant to business needs.
The nature of the role is to reports to the VP – IT Design & Delivery and responsible for both high level and low level solution designs.
She/he possesses the necessary skills to manage inter departmental relationships and help subordinate team members in further developing. The job holder will be the focal point on all aspects related to solution design and provide regular and ad hoc visibility to senior and executive levels across the organization.


Minimum Experience:
• Minimum 10-15 years of experience in an Information Technology/ Information Services role
• Minimum 7 years of experience in Telecommunications Industry
• Excellent understanding of IT solution design, development methodologies, testing types and project management
Minimum education:
• Minimum Bachelor in Information Technology/ Information Services/ Computer Science
• Master’s degree is a plus
• Certifications such as e-TOM, BSCS, ISO, ITIL etc. is a plus
Knowledge and skills:
• Proven ability to lead large transformation projects
• Ability to lead teams of ~40-50 people
• Very strong technical knowledge in telecom infrastructure
• Proven track record of managing vendors
• Proven track record in governance and financial management
• Strong management skills in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment
• Fluent in English and Arabic is advantage

About the Company

du is the new telecommunication services provider in the UAE. We are an integrated service provider offering voice, data, video and content services over fixed and mobile networks to residential and business customers.

du has three broad target segments:

Consumers: Focusing on individuals and households by offering mobile and fixed voice calling, Internet, data services and television. Businesses: Focusing on small to very large corporations and government agencies by offering integrated fixed and mobile business solutions including voice, data, content and applications as well as professional services.

Carriers: Focusing on providing carrier, international data networks and wholesale services to international operators, multinational corporations and telecom carriers.

The needs of our customers are our primary focus. Our aim is to provide new and innovative services that deliver a better customer experience.

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