Digital Transformation Chief Officer

000, Saudi Arabia

Are you ready to lead the digital evolution of one of the most esteemed educational institutions in Riyadh? We are seeking an exceptional individual to spearhead a digital transformation journey as the Chief Digital Transformation Officer (CDTO).

As the CDTO, you will be entrusted with the pivotal responsibility of driving the institution into the digital age. You will lead a dynamic team to strategize, implement, and optimize digital solutions that enhance the educational experience for the students and streamline operations across the institution's extensive network. Your vision and leadership will be instrumental in shaping the future of education at the institution.

Key Accountabilities 

The position involves: 

  • Analyzing key performance indicators to assess the operational status of educational technologies, identify areas for improvement, and develop and implement associated plans.
  • Creating opportunities to enhance educational technology, implement best practices, update systems, and lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Developing an educational technology budget and allocating operational resources for it, monitoring and controlling costs, identifying cost-saving opportunities, and managing risks.
  • Working closely with the private education sector, the public education sector, academic affairs, and Information Technology management to promote cooperation, coordination, communication, and building strong relationships, maintaining and supporting effective decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Providing strong leadership and guidance to the team, including talent recruitment and development, setting performance goals, and fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation.
  • Implementing and improving technological solutions and systems to support the private education sector, the public education sector, academic affairs, and enhance efficiency, keeping pace with emerging technologies and industry trends to drive innovation and competitiveness.
  • Maintaining relationships with the private education sector, the public education sector, academic affairs, and affiliated departments, ensuring customer satisfaction, and managing internal company relationships to support the growth and success of clients.
  • Mitigating risks associated with educational technology and researching for the best suitable technologies.
  • Reporting on the annual educational technology strategy.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

We are Looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any relevant field.
  •  10 years  of experience or less for those holding a bachelor's degree or 15 years for those holding a diploma in the field of work or a related field.
  • Experience in educational technologies is a must.
  • A Proven track record of leadership in driving digital transformation initiatives within large-scale organizations, preferably within the education sector.
  • Expertise in emerging technologies, digital trends, and best practices, with a focus on their application in an educational context.
  • Strong strategic mindset coupled with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans with measurable outcomes.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and inspire stakeholders at all levels.
  • A commitment to excellence and a passion for leveraging technology to empower and enrich the educational experience.


Digital Transformation Chief Officer

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