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Chief Information Officer

  • Job reference: BBBH4661
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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Our client is a large tertiary care facility based in Abu Dhabi; providing the highest standards of care to patients and families in the region.

We are recruiting for a Chief Information Officer to join their team.

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing vision, leadership, administrative and technical support in the strategic planning and organisation for the IT resources provided by the facility. This responsibility includes providing IT consultative services to the senior management relating to the use of technology, developing and enforcing IT policy and procedures and providing strategic direction to leadership staff in order to increase the efficiency, effectiveness of business processes, practices and overall business goals.

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the IT department/section strategy across the facility
  • Developing policies and procedures for the department/section
  • Ensuring the implementation of appropriate security management procedures
  • Developing and maintaining IT architecture, standards and protocol
  • Designing and implementing the entire IT infrastructure across the organisation
  • Providing advice to the organisation on all IT related matters
  • Maintaining client service standards.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT, Computer Science, or a relevant field OR Diploma in relevant field with 3 years of additional experience.
  • 12-15 years progressive IT and leadership responsibility in a large organisation with 6 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in Health Information Systems and IT service management technologies

Desirable:

  • Master's degree in IT, Computer Science, or a relevant field or relevant field
  • Recognised certifications such as Project Management Program certification, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco, etc.
  • Experience in a large healthcare facility
  • Experience in negotiating IT contracts in a large organisation

A full job description is available upon request.

Benefits:

  • Attractive tax-free salary
  • Accommodation allowance and transportation allowance
  • Mobilisation/ repatriation flights
  • Medical insurance/ life and disability cover (self and family if family are sponsored and on ground)
  • Generous vacation leave and public holidays
  • Gratuity award

Please note the targeted start date for each position is dependent on the speciality/ level and current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable) / visas etc. also need to be considered. We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV.

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