Chief Technology Officer

Website Chalhoub Group

Job Description:

The Chief Technology Officer must possess agility in their approach to problem-solving, with the ability to develop effective strategies and see them through to execution. They should also be capable of hands-on coding and have a willingness to get involved in technical implementation wherever possible.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop, track, and control the information technology annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Identify opportunities for the appropriate, cost/benefit analyses for IT spending, initiatives and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.
  • Define and communicate corporate plans, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating IT systems.
  • Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.
  • Keep current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and prices.
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the business.
  • Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.
  • Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems.
  • Determine an organization’s long-term systems needs and hardware acquisitions to accomplish the organization’s business objectives
  • Ensure IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with Business units and monitoring of IT systems performance.

Job Requirements:

  • Be a forward thinker and able to identify potential risks and opportunities
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • MBA or Masters Degree in Computer applications
  • Self-motivated and ability to adapt to fast changing environment
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Previous experience working in a startup is mandatory
  • Ability to think outside the box

Job Details:

Company: Chalhoub Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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