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Qaiwan Group

10 - 16 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Computers). Any Nationality

plus visa, medical insurance, annual leave flight and 30 days annual leave

, Posted on March 27, 2018 1 Opening

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We require an experienced IT Director to be based in Dubai with regular travel to Kurdistan.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing the IT strategy to support the operational needs of the group and its subsidiaries in line with the vision, mission and strategy.

Business sectors are as follows: Energy/Oil & Gas (Oil Trading, Refinery, Power Plant and tanker terminals), Construction & Hospitality (Property management, Construction, Sub-contracting, equipment rental, manpower supplies & facilities management), Manufacturing Industry (Blocks manufacturing, Tissue factory etc.), Distribution & General Industry (Consumer electronics, pharmaceutical) and Education (Schools network).

Industry Type : IT - Software Services
Functional Area : ERP / CRM (IT Software)

Desired Candidate Profile

Minimum education level:
-BSc in Information Technology / Computer Science / Computer Engineering
Preferred certifications: Certified Project Management professional – PMP / Prince 2
IT Certifications:
-ITIL , CISCO, Microsoft & other leading IT technology vendors

Work experience required:
-Minimum 10+ years’ experience with increasing responsibilities for management of end-to-end IT departments, inclusive of networks, applications and other technology projects
-Commercially astute with international or global experience as well as knowledge of and experience within a Middle East group of companies, with experience leading large teams
-Strong experience leading and managing IT transformation projects/programs
-Experience in overseeing multiple ERP implementations, ideally with Microsoft Dynamics ERP (however other ERP solutions will be considered)
-Design, management and operation of managed IT systems in large groups.
-Broad understanding of Information/Cyber Security including implementation and management of IT security policies and strategies. Good understanding of industry best practice and governance.
-Broad understanding of data processing/ procedures, business process analysis & redesign experience.
-Excellent Change Management experience: knowledge of contracting, negotiating and the ability to create and manage change.
-Previous technical background encompassing hardware, software, servers, disaster recovery and other industry standard infrastructure and networking technologies.
-It would be beneficial to have current or previous experience, working with IT applications including ASPECT ETRM, Dynamics CRM, HCM, IBM Maximo and Net pass.

Skills required:
-Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
-A strong strategic and business mindset
-Excellent organizational and leadership skills
-Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
-Personal skills including - leadership, communication, negotiation and influence.


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Qaiwan Group

Since its establishment, Qaiwan Group has grown into an international corporation with a diverse portfolio of commercial interests across a range of growth sectors in the Kurdistan and Middle and Far-East regions, including oil refining and trade, power and energy, real estate and hospitality.

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Name/ Designation:
Gemma Morris - HR & Recruitment Specialist

Website http://www.qaiwangroup.com/

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