Head Of Information Technology Jobs in Dubai – UAE at KPMG International

Title: Head Of Information Technology

Company: KPMG International

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Contract

Category: IT/Tech, Business

Head Of Information Technology

The candidate is responsible for managing IT projects (ERP/CRM/HRM/Data Analytics), leading IT resources according to the enterprise wide IT strategy and in alignment with firm’s strategy. She/He delivers capabilities required to achieve business success, performs project and portfolio management, builds credible relationship with stakeholders and brings knowledge on IT governance, digital transformation and security while leveraging information technology in business operations and optimization.

The role may have client engagement responsibilities, if it is within the sphere of expertise, encompassing proposal preparation, presales work and implementation deliverables.

Major duties and responsibilities

Technology Expertise and Business Innovation

Executes the IT strategy and implements corrective actions by making recommendations as required. Enhances the business process by generating innovative ideas and proposing technology solutions to shape the future of the business.

Stakeholders Relationship

Manages relationship and builds trust with business leaders in various functions. Develops a clear understanding of business needs and proposes solutions based on his deep technology know how and business acumen.

Build a competitive and agile team

Provides direction and input for all technical staff and IT members involved in various projects in order to develop business acumen in parallel to technical skills development. Manages deliverable from the IT strategy execution and for each project uses key metrics to gather individual performance as per project requirements. Encourage continuous self-development and he is a role model by demonstrating global behavioral capabilities.

Deliver Value to stakeholders from deployed solutions

Oversees IT vendor sourcing, contract management and negotiation. Ensure deployed IT assets (HW and NW infrastructure, middleware, desktops, laptops) and business solutions are fully utilized by the end users and business value is realized.

Focus on continuous process improvements

Delivers transformational projects as per firm’s methodologies and interacts with stakeholders to ensure consistent application of policies and procedures across all technology projects, systems and services including privacy, risk management, compliance and business continuity management. Collects and review feedback on a regular basis and perform improvements when required

Team management

While not a direct people manager, he manages the work output of the project team and provides feedback on individual performance for evaluation to his supervisor. Communicates openly goals and objectives as cascaded down by the leadership team and recommends training to ensure IT team members are skilled to perform their duties.

Extent of work

The majority of the activities for the role will be performed in collaboration with a large stakeholder’s audience including internal teams (head of departments, exco, end users, NITSO, ITS team) and external teams (such as vendors, service providers, certifications bodies) as well as with collaborators from remote offices).


– All IT projects executed according to project plan and as per Global ITS standards

– End user feedback is positive (Customer Satisfaction achieved)

– Evaluate 2 to 3 new technology innovative projects and present the business case (includes feasibility and cost/benefit analysis) to the Leader…


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