Vice President Information Technology

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Job Detail
  • Industry:
  • Total Positions:
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    16000 USD - 20000 USD
  • Job Location:
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Minimum Education:
  • Minimum Experience:
    10+ Years
  • Apply By:
    Feb 22, 2019
Job Description
To develop, implement and lead an IT function within the company and ensure IT Operations and activities integrate and align with to the companyrsquos strategic goals.

Key Accountabilities Responsibilities

Determine the IT departmentrsquos strategy in line with the business strategy and its short and long term business goal
Ensure implementation of the companyrsquos IT strategy through effective management of all required resources including people vendors, costs and time
Allocate resources to develop and strengthen IT infrastructure and services in order to define and drive the business requirements
Develop departmentrsquos annual budget in line with the overall budget and manage costs in line with the agreed budget
Liaise with business heads to ensure their respective budget for IT requirements are considered in the preparation of the annual IT budget
Develop and implement IT policies that are in line with industry best practices
Review existing policies and procedures and make recommendations for corrective action where necessary and ensure adherence to industry best practices
Provide CEO and management teams with recommendations for creating companywide efficiencies through initiatives such as Cloud computing, DC Virtualization, Core Banking upgrade and business continuity planning
Select reputable IT vendors for engagement with the company to provide required IT services and support
Negotiate and approve IT contracts and manage Service Level Agreements (SLArsquos) with vendors in line with the departmental plans and budget for the year
Ensure adherence of vendors to contract terms and SLArsquoS and highlight any breaches for remedial action
Establish IT Steering Committee to launch and manage the execution of all activities related to companywide initiatives and projects
Manage IT projects and ensure project deliverables are in line with agreed budgets, scope of work, quality standards and time scales
Develop the Project Management Office (PMO) & IT Governance structure to enable effective management and implementation of complex IT projects in line with best practices
Work closely with Information Security department to address and mitigate companywide IT security vulnerabilities
Develop and maintain a companywide baseline documentation of historical and current IT assets to ensure effective asset management
Assume overall management of internal and external IT systems and process audits
Ensure the effective implementation and management of an outsourced data centre and disaster recovery site
Manage the selection of IT consultants contractors, Service Delivery Head & PM for managed services team
Oversee all departmental activities to ensure appropriate delegation of authority and optimum working conditions
Align IT Services portfolio to resource skillsets through continuous development of IT and non-IT staff and through in-house & vendor based training
Plan and manage Onsite teams and vendors performance management
Provide management support across the IT team focusing on all aspects of good people management including performance management and career development

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