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Head of Information Technology - Banking/Financial Services only

Head of IT, Head of IS, Head of Information Technology, Banking, Financial Services, T24, Oracle

Your new company

Hays are exclusively representing a leading financial services organisation based in Dammam, Saudi Arabia who are currently seeking to hire a Head of IT with a background in banking, to join their growing and innovative team. This organisation is a well-respected and highly regarded organisation with multiple offices in the region. Please note that this position requires a background in a financial/banking environment therefore candidates who do not have experience within this domain need not apply, as they will not be considered.

Your new role

Reporting directly into the CEO, the Head of IT will be responsible for managing and continually improving the portfolio of infrastructure and software based services for the group, whilst providing leadership and day-to-day management of a large IT team. Responsible for the CAPEX and OPEX budget, this is a strategic role where you will also be responsible for development and planning of IT processes, procedures and guidelines, ensuring not only that the Information Systems department is running smoothly, but moving forwards and developing, ensuring alignment with industry standards and business objectives.

What you'll need to succeed

You should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience managing IT departments in a banking/financial institution environment, responsible for managing IT infrastructure, applications and operations. You must have experience with Temenos T24 core banking systems together with the Oracle platform, we must stress that this is a must-have in order for us to consider your application. Our client also requires sound experience of developing IT strategies, IT programme/project management and software development environments is also required, together with a strong understanding systems architecture, systems integration and IT Audit. Lastly, we have a preference for candidates who are educated to Bachelors or Master’s Degree level in Computer Science, Engineering or IT

What you need to do now
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Job Type:
Banking & Financial Services
Saudi Arabia
SAR Competitive plus Education Allowance, Flights, Medical etc
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Talk to Tom Turpin, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Dubai

Hays FZ LLC, Block No 19, Knowledge Village, Dubai, Dubai, 500340

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