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Chief Digital Officer


Location: Dubai
Date Posted: January 7th 2022

The Company

Our client, a sought after food & Beverage giant, is looking for a transformer in chief, the Chief Digital Officer, to create a spirit of change throughout the organization and embed a robust digital ecosystem.

The Role

You will be responsible for integrating digital into all aspects of the business, from channels, processes and data to the operating model, incentives, and culture. Succinctly, your key responsibilities would be:

  • Set and implement the digital strategy by working with cross-functional partners to map and transition traditional processes to digital ones.
  • Be a digital evangelist, championing the use of digital technology and practices to engender a digital mindset from the top down.
  • Measure ROI on digital projects, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure they’re investing in the right tools and resource
  • Ensure that all relevant digital initiatives are fully integrated into the strategic-planning process for leadership commitment, resource allocation and execution
  • Identifying new tools – AI, digital, CRM – that can support, enhance and improve the solutions
  • Develop goals and strategies to ensure the IT department runs smoothly and effectively.
  • Direct and establish IT-related projects.
  • Leading the design of the data architecture and analytics infrastructure.
  • Implementing data privacy policies and complying with ever-changing data protection regulations.
  • Determine where to cut costs and increase revenue based on insights derived from data.
  • Effectively communicate the status, value, and importance of data collection to executive members and staff.

The Person

  • Bachelor\'s degree in information technology or related field. Master\'s degree preferred.
  • Min 15 years of experience in a similar role designing, launching, and managing digital platforms, and leading IT & data team.
  • Proven track record of leading successful digital transformation projects.
  • Thorough understanding of the business and complex data strategy.
  • Innovative and digital mindset, constantly looking forward.
  • Experience in managing and leading a digital team.


Standard family benefits, Education Allowance and attractive Bonus scheme.



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