Technical Director

  • Location : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Contract: Full-time
  • Reference No: SGJD20220131-01
  • Date Of Publication : 2022/01/31
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We are looking for a “Technical Director” with hands-on technical experience in executing strategic digital projects, preferably with MEA government entities.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage the integration of solutions with our customer’s IT environment.
  • Lead, manage, and carry out solution testing and pilots.
  • Be the technical liaison with the technical team of the vender.
  • Lead and manage technical discussions with stakeholders, other customers, and prospects.
  • Provide local support and basic technical training to the client’s team, other partners, and customers in the region.
  • Leads technical implementations to ensure that solutions are in line with project objectives, as well as technical assessments and direction for areas of special project interest.
  • Interact with multidisciplinary teams, (hardware/software) engineering, and professionals from government departments and telecom providers.
  • Assists in the development of relevant roadmaps, plans, architectures, timelines, documentation, and policies and procedures, as well as other organizational guidance.
  • Train teammates and project-based employees on workflows, utilization, and best practices.
  • Give technical advice and support to the sales team.
  • Develop and revise statements of work, which should include accurate time and cost estimates.
  • Analyze user requirements and usability metrics to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Apply architectural and functional specifications to the project.
  • Research and introduce new technologies for all employees and management.
  • Assist in creating in-house standards.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Computer Science Technology and strong telecom experience
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the MENA region
  • A minimum of 6 years of hands-on technical experience in executing POCs/Pilots in similar strategic projects, preferably with governments in the MEA region
  • 2+ years of experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Excellent understanding of the current web and mobile app landscape
  • Digital project management experience is a plus.
  • It is preferable to have US or European citizenship for ease of travel.

Interested applicants should send their CV to careers@seedgroup.com. Please indicate the position title in the subject line.

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