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VP of Technology

  • Location: Dubai
  • Salary: UAE Dirhams35000.00 - UAE Dirhams40000 per annum per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Digital & e-Commerce
  • Contact: Olivia Beshoff
  • Duration: permanent
  • Start Date: April
  • Expiry Date: 20 April 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -112020-454541

My client are one of the Middle East and Africa's leading e-commerce brand and are looking for a VP of Technology to aid in the digital transformation and expansion of their technology functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a large, high-performing team of managers and engineers both on-site and remote.
  • Assess the company's current digital and technical capabilities to make recommendations and provide solutions to senior management and external stakeholders.
  • Establish and align the technical roadmap for the group
  • Lead a complex portfolio of projects such as automation of processes, ERP implementation, platform enhancements etc.
  • Identify potential opportunities in the market and provide senior management with updates on the latest technologies
  • Build platforms, apps, features/functions

As a VP - Technology, you will need the following:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Consultancy experience is highly preferred, as well as e-commerce industry experience
  • Must have experience with leading large engineering teams
  • Must have a technical background, ideally in software engineering (PHP, Magento)
  • A dynamic, proactive attitude and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Please note that while all applicants are appreciated, only those deemes suitable for the role will be contacted.