Fly Emirates Careers – SVP IT Capabilities

Website Emirates Airlines

Job Description:

Lead the strategic development of enterprise IT strategy, architecture, and operating model for the Emirates Group in close collaboration with the business. Manage the strategic portfolio for IT, including strategy development, partner/supplier and contract management, portfolio management, architecture management and IT enabled business innovation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify high impact strategic change programmes for IT which contribute significant value in terms of operational impact, risk mitigation and business development.
  • Directly manage all external audits conducted on IT for Emirates Group and have direct accountability for maintaining regulatory compliance and quality assurance for
  • Emirates Group with respect to IT to international standards.
  • Lead and drive the development of the IT operating model, selecting relevant quality, and operating frameworks (e.g., SAFe, ITIL, TBM etc and identify new and develop existing capabilities that will support the achievement of the IT vision, mission, strategy.
  • Lead and drive the development and governance of IT’s vision, mission, goals, and strategies in alignment with the Group’s overall strategy while seeking to mature agile ways of working within IT
  • Provide leadership and governance to the Portfolio Management of application and infrastructure portfolios, ensuring alignment with business strategy and that projects are monitored, tracked, and reported against IT business performance in terms of delivery, support, unit cost and ROI.
  • Deliver long term value through the implementation of all layers of Enterprise Architecture for all IT systems, infrastructure, and solutions. Ensure that the delivered architecture designs are in alignment with the Enterprise Architecture principles and meet practical business needs.
  • Drive the development of an ecosystem of strategic partners that enables the delivery of innovative, cost effective and high-quality business solutions and services.
  • Develop and lead the IT partner and supplier strategy for Emirates Group managing all aspects of the supplier lifecycle to ensure partners deliver to strategic goals.

Job Requirements:

  • Business/technical strategy and planning
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Business change management
  • Experience in developing strategic partnerships
  • Experience in managing innovation in a large corporation and working with an innovation ecosystem
  • Trends in the technology and aviation sector
  • Experience of having driven and led IT strategy and architecture

Qualification & Experience:

  • Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent)
  • 15+ yrs experience in varied IT functions at a senior level in a large multinational corporate company, ideally in the travel/transportation industry
  • Post Graduate Qualification i.e. MBA with specialism in strategy development and execution

Job Details:

Company: Emirates Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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