IT Business Partner Jobs in Dubai at Savills

Title: IT Business Partner

Company: Savills

Location: Dubai

Contract type


Full time / part time

Full time


Information Technology


Dubai, UAE

Role / Team Overview

The RoleThis role is responsible for managing the relationship between IT and specified divisions within the Savills business. The individual should consult the business and collaborate to write an IT business strategy for their divisions, assist in directing the business on new initiatives, consult with other IT Business Partners within the EMEA business and have an overview of the IT implemented throughout the wider group.

The primary location for the role will be the Dubai office (Arenco Tower, Media City) however travel to other MENA Savills offices will be required.

Key Responsibilities

Act as liaison between IT and MENA business divisions

Attend the EMEA IT Management meetings and update on current IT initiatives from the ME perspective

Be part of the IT project process

Achieve divisional business goals by prioritising technology initiatives

Co-ordinate the deployment and management of current and future technologies

Liaise with the business to develop and maintain a technology plan that supports business needs

Remain up to date in industry trends and emerging technologies

Liaise with department heads and end users as primary liaison for the company’s technology vision

Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for technology spending and initiatives

Define requirements for new implementations and communicate them to the business

Manage relationships with third party vendors that support the divisions from a business line application perspective

Be instrumental in the digital transformation of the division

Highlight business risk and ensure proper procurement processes are followed in the introduction of new technologies

Understand technologies being used elsewhere in the business and how these can help your division – reducing the number of applications in use and driving cost efficiencies through volume

Develop and manage IT budget for MENA regional business, advising on alternative solutions to achieve business goals cost efficiently.

Skills, Knowledge And Experience

An excellent communicator with exemplary customer service skills

A natural forward planner who critically assesses their own performance

Mature, credible and comfortable in dealing with all levels of staff

Reliable, tolerant and determined

Keen for new experiences, responsibility and accountability

Able to assess commercial impact of project decisions from a position of detailed understanding of corporate objectives

Able to relate well to others and a team player

Manage and motivate a team of IT professionals

Superior understanding of the organisation’s goals and objectives

Demonstrable ability to apply technological solutions to business problems

Awareness of applicable laws and regulations as they apply to technological issues

Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously

Strong tactical skills

Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees

Exceptionally self-motivated and directed

Keen attention to detail

Superior analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities

Understanding of Savills business applications, both Corporate and Business line

Microsoft Technologies including Office, Teams, SharePoint

Background knowledge of IT technologies

Knowledge of mobile technologies (Apple and Android)

Microsoft Dynamics experience (beneficial)

ITIL v4 qualified

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