Director of Applications
Job is based in Dubai
Group wide Digital Transformation
About Our Client
Michael Page is working with one of the largest organisations in the GCC who are undergoing one of the largest Digital Transformations in the world.
They are one of the and best regarded organisations in the Middle East with a diverse portfolio of businesses, all of which will be affected by this transformation.
Specifically, the Director of Applications will need the following experience:
•10+ years in leadership positions within Applications within complex international organisations
•An expert in Oracle technology, can drive new functionality from the latest version and has experience in leading enterprise wide upgrades across the full stack (DWH,CRM, IDM, Asset management, ERP etc)
•Strong vendor management and selection experience including improvements on cost and SLA's. Ability to see the wider picture of what applications will benefit the business in the long term.
•Has had full responsibility for managing enterprise wide applications sitting across a diverse group of business lines within one group
•Has worked within a minimum of two industries with a preference for more
•International experience is a preference but not a pre-requisite
•Strong business acumen
•Good understanding of SCRUM methodology and previously delivered projects using this
•A minimum Bachelor's degree with a masters being a preference
The Successful Applicant
We are helping them to build the team to support this growth and to do this they need the best people from around the world. They are looking for people with experience in delivering enterprise level change with the latest technology using agile methodology.
Ideally you will have experience in working in more than one geography and more than one industry vertical.
It is essential that you have fantastic communication skills, written and oral, and the gravitas to present to board members on a regular basis.
If you are interested in joining an organisation that will be defining how the industry and region use and perceive technology then this could be the right move for you.
What's on Offer
They are currently at the beginning of a three year transformation, if you join now you will be able to make a lasting impact on how this change is shaped.
You will also be working on the latest technology and developing cutting edge products that are likely to have not previously featured on the Middle Eastern market.
Furthermore, you will be able to enjoy all the benefits of living Dubai including it beautiful beaches and tax free living.