Chief Technology Officer (Digital, Innovation & Banking)
Abu Dhabi
9 Nov 2020

Our client is market leader in Financial Industry looking for a CTO to Drive superior technology implementation by adopting best practices and providing continuing technological support to internal and external stakeholders to facilitate process flow, increase efficiencies and enhance stakeholder satisfaction

Key Responsibilities will include

  • Own development and drive implementation of the Digital Technology & Innovation strategy ensuring alignment to the overall Organization’s strategy
  • Drive development and implementation of department wide policies and procedures
  • Assume responsibility for the overall supervision of organization’s Digital Technology & Innovation function with overall management responsibility for trading and settlement systems and users’ workstations
  • Ensure the knowledge and capability of the team are up to date to provide quality service to the stakeholders
  • Oversee the interaction and negotiation with vendors ensuring clarity of expected SLA agreements that are valuable to the overall business purpose
  • Liaise with Legal, Regulatory and Compliance departments to ensure compliance to applicable rules and regulations
  • Lead the process of smooth transitioning of new technology adopted from the technology development process to the operations team by providing expertise and support for special projects team
  • Drive automation of various procedures and processes across departments to enhance efficiencies

Who we're looking for

  • Must have Bachelors in Computer Sciences, Information Technology
  • MBA Preferred and PMP Certified
  • 15+ years of experience in related role preferably from banking domain, financial industry.
  • 10 years of proven experience in the Applications, design, development and implementation of information technology systems
  • More than 6 years of proven experience in people management
  • Broad understanding of computer systems, computer applications and operating systems
  • Proven experience in multiple comprehensive IT projects such as application development

What's on offer

  • Attractive Tax Free Salary Package including housing allowance 
  • Family Medical Insurance, Education Allowance, Annual Bonus 


  • Job Ref: TI-ds0o
  • Your application will be sent to Qasim Siddique