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IT Governance Specialist

Geidea Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 31 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional
  • Arabic: Conversational


About the job

Established in 2008, Geidea epitomizes customer focused empowerment and commercial success through continuous innovation. Geidea makes best in class digital payment solutions available for all by attracting and leveraging the best creative & entrepreneurial talent in the market. Our solutions give any business the chance to get ahead and reach for more no matter their size or maturity. Our technology mirrors our people - Smart, Innovative & Forward Thinking. To maintain competitive advantage as we grow, we are currently looking for an IT Governance Officer.

Job purpose:

Take the lead in developing, implementing, and reinforcing essential IT Governance policies at Geidea Group. Ensuring alignment with our goals, effective risk management, smooth operations, and maintaining accountability.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Implement IT Governance procedures and policies following group guidelines.
  • Conduct awareness sessions on IT Governance procedures and take ownership of processes.
  • Review status report updates and actively address governance-related topics during audits, ensuring adherence to established procedures.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on IT Governance to the Head of IT Governance and support IT Governance committees.
  • Furnish weekly and monthly activity reports upon request.
  • Generate and report IT Governance Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Deliver Key Performance indicators to drive success to leadership; collect the governance and management objectives KPIs, analyze the KPIs deviations.

Must-have technical / professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or a related field.
  • Certified ITIL.
  • Proven experience (5-7 years) in project and program management, in IT Governance Management or similar role, with a focus on COBIT Framework and ITIL processes.
  • Knowledge of IT governance frameworks (e.g., COBIT) and industry best practices.
  • Effective influencing and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to work with remote teams.

Core skills:

  • Problem-Solving
  • Decision making

Key Success Factors:

Governance Maturity (%):

  • Evaluates the level of maturity of governance practices within the organization, usually based on a maturity model or assessment.
  • Measures how efficiently governance processes are executed, focusing on time, resources, and effort.
  • Assesses the satisfaction levels of stakeholders with the governance processes and outcomes.

Our values guide how we think and act - They describe what we care about the most:

  • Customer first
  • Open
  • Real
  • Bold
  • Resilient
  • Collaborative

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About Geidea

Geidea is on a mission to help merchants start, run, and grow their businesses by providing accessible, affordable, and intuitive payments and commerce technology. They offer a 2-in-1 business solution that allows merchants to accept various payment types and manage their business operations efficiently.