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Regional IT Manager - Retail Industry

Manpower Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP647-2746

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Define the global IT strategy/roadmap for the Middle East region in coordination with local management and central teams in France, and be responsible for its implementation
• From the IT perspective, take the ownership of Stores opening projects and store maintenance across Middle East region, in coordination with local management, global technical teams, and local external vendors
• Take full responsibility of the maintenance of local information systems, network technology solutions, voice projects and business applications, ensuring effective 360 communication
• Ensure timely response and faultless service is always provided to the Business, in line with high-quality standards of the Company, doing escalations and follow-ups whenever required
• Effectively report on on-going activities and project status to the local management and functional technical line Manager
• Establish sounds KPIs to monitor service level provided to Stores and Head Office; evaluate service desk activity, define corrective action plan to improve service level and end-User perception
• Negotiate service contracts and maintenance agreements with external Vendors that deliver solutions, services, and IT supplies to the company
• Define Budget and Forecast IT OPEX and CAPEX, closely monitor the actual, and explain variances whenever required



• Capacity to excel in an environment where customer service is key
• Superior communication skills, with brevity, precision and sense of urgency
• Ability to anticipate and to manage priorities and time
• Strong analytical, diagnostic, problem-solving and decision-making skills
• Ability to provide credible and real-time solutions
• Capability to oversee vendors and contract management for all IT Operations
• Ability to manage a team and to work in a multi-cultural environment
• Desire to learn and adapt to new technology


• Business software: Microsoft Office 365, POS CEGID
• Active Directory Architecture, Windows Server
• Cloud: Azure and OneDrive
• TCP/IP networking with Cisco/Meraki technologies (SDWAN, LAN, LAN, Wi-Fi, Voice, Videoconference)
• AirWatch MDM, iOS
• Familiar with ITIL practices
• Experienced in coordinating IT projects and managing cross IT infrastructure
• Demonstrable track record delivering IT projects on time and within budget
• Able to manage OPEX and CAPEX budgets and variance analysis


• Bachelor’s degree holder or above in information technology and telecommunication
• Minimum 5 years' experience in network infrastructure
• Good command in English. French and Arabic would be a plus

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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