IT- Development Division Head

  • Location


  • Reference


  • Salary

    9000 - 13500

  • Duty Time

    Full Time



The Head of Software Development (HoSD) is a leadership role accountable for the successful delivery of software and IT support infrastructure. Managing a team of developers and IT specialists, the HoSD will work closely with the AWP-Management, the Head of Database and other members of the Senior Leadership Management Team (SLMT) in order to deliver software and IT services that meet user needs and that is in keeping with our charitable aims in the service of the scientific community and for public benefit. The HoSD will be accountable for the creation and delivery of the strategic, software and IT architecture vision and leadership and all aspects of the development of the software.



• To lead and manage a team of senior software developers and software developers. • Develop and deliver a strategic technological vision and direction for the AWP • Responsible For Develop and maintain Applications like, SAP, SAGE, Patch Applications (Maintenance, Medical, E-Recruitment, Ect… ), Mirnah. • Lead and manage the Software Development and IT teams to deliver software, infrastructure and architecture that meets the needs of users • Ensure delivery consistent with Agile processes across the team • Work effectively with Product Managers and Product Owners to ensure delivery against agreed priorities • Implement mechanisms to monitor, manage and provide progress on all software development activities • Accountable for the on time and to quality delivery of software development projects • Responsible for the maintenance and development of internal and external IT support systems • Create, implement and maintain a continuous improvement plan for software development and IT infrastructure • Working closely with the Product Managers with the aim of meeting current and future user needs • In conjunction with the Systems Manager, define and maintain the IT technology strategy and infrastructure plan • Research the external environment, and where appropriate identify and recommend external partners for the delivery of best in class technologies suitable for AWP applications • Reviewing and applying said best practices to establish architecture and frameworks consistent with and supportive of the Product Strategy • Identifying and implementing technology trends that will be able to support the future success of the business • Articulating to colleagues, Trustees and user communities, the company’s technological vision, opportunities, and challenges as agreed with the Head of Science and Product Managers • Collaborating with the appropriate functions and users to evaluate and identify technology platforms for delivering the company’s products and internal services • Understanding the use cases (and/or user stories) in order to oversee the design of the architecture for the products to be built • Ensuring that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization • To drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the development teams • Responsible for his/her own work planning against objectives set in agreement with the Management



  • Gender


  • Min. Overall Exp.

    5 Years

  • Department Exp.


  • Position Exp.

    Head (HOD)

  • Education

    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma

  • Nationality

    Saudi Arabia