Chief Technology Officer - Lebanon

Mena Consulting - Beirut, Lebanon

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 10 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English, French
1 open position
About the Job

Main Duties:

  • Supervise execution of projects from idea to end-product
  • Manage the dependencies between projects included linking the business and technology
  • Oversee the design and manage all the process for the various Fintech projects
  • Analyze and design all project requirements and guide the team into the development of needed products
  • Ensure that the development of products on both front-end and back-end meets the necessary technical requirements of the project
  • Support the software architecture analysis
  • Manage software products from design to development to testing and implementation
  • Ensure systems and infrastructure integration
  • Reorganize, attract and retain a team of highly skilled engineers
  • Manage a team of developers working on banking-related development projects
  • In charge of project planning and budget control
  • Manage project budgets and maintain statistical and financial records
  • Submit periodical and accurate reports on project progress to corporate committees
  • Lead IT and business change management processes
  • Work with other departments to use new technologies to streamline company policies and rules
  • Conduct research to improve the technological assets of a company
  • Oversee IT budgets to make sure there are no unnecessary expenditures
  • Develop and direct all networking safeguards to reduce the risk of outside breaches and protect sensitive internal and external client information
  • Develop and implement all internal communication systems, such as email and instant messaging
  • Plan and implement proper Internet usage policies for employees
  • Evaluate new technology and make recommendations on technological solutions
  • Use technological assets to help ease use for employees and clients
  • Manage any digital media assets
  • Consistently evaluate technical efficiency and make changes as necessary
  • Make presentations to board of directors and chief executive officer
  • Identify competitive advantages and technological trends for the benefit of a company
  • Direct the development and possible implementation of policies in instances of a breach, also known as disaster recovery plans
Job Requirements

The Chief Technology Officer is responsible for leading the technological innovations of a financial technology startup from A to Z, and ensuring accurate delivery of all project requirements. He / she will also be in charge of managing the software development team.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • MBA preferable

Required Language:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French is a plus

Required Programming Language:

  • C++
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • PHP
  • SQL
  • AJAX
  • Html / XML / XHTML
  • CSS

Development Platforms:

  • AWS (Amazon Web Services)
  • MYSQL, SQLSERVER, ACCESS Standards (accessibility, usability)
  • Web server (Apache, Tomcat, JBOSS, IIS)
  • ZEND Server

Work experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in technology and Financial Services, with particular expertise in Software development, design, and execution.
About this Company

Mena Consulting was created by a group of insurance professionals & advisors with various specialties & from various insurance markets seeking to assist businesses throughout the MENA region in assessing their insurance needs and tailoring the specific plans that will best meet those needs.

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