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IT Manager (Head of IT)

Stanley James

Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP710-345

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are currently recruiting an IT Manager (Head of IT) on behalf of a prestigious UAE headquartered business. This is an excellent opportunity to take overall leadership of all technology operations & devise and develop policies and systems to implement strategies set out by the business.


Applications are sought from those with at least 10 years plus experience within managing IT operations, setting IT strategy, managing budgets and staff performance. This will ideally include 5 years plus in the Oil & Gas industries at senior IT management level. It is essential you have a track record in delivering enterprise scale projects which must include ERP deployment and an understanding of process control networks or Industrial Control Systems. It is essential to have a good grasp of IT security frameworks and response strategies. Soft skills are essential with the ability to manage business stakeholders and enterprise scale change. You will have an excellent command of the English language combined with a Bachelors Degree in a technology related discipline. Industry certification such as ITIL and PMP/Prince2 are also desired.

About the Company

Stanley James is a privately owned recruitment business with offices in both Dubai and Cape Town allowing us to have global reach and a strong presence across EMEA and APAC. We have an expert team of recruitment specialists that are people centric, knowledgeable and driven to connect talent across all corporate functions. We are the partner of choice for SMEs, niche industry specialists and enterprises across the Technology, Financial Services, Management Consultancy, Legal, Construction & Engineering and Energy & Oil Gas sectors.

We typically recruit a wide range of skillsets across all corporate services, front/back office functions and commercial leadership teams. This includes Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, C-Level/Leadership, Business Change, Operations, Special Projects and Business Support Services.

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Head Of IT salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 16,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience