What you’ll be doing
Develop and drive the technology architecture strategy, ensuring alignment with the overall business strategy.
Define technology roadmaps for ERP, Ecommerce, Integration, and Customer Technologies, incorporating industry best practices and emerging trends.
ERP And Ecommerce Leadership
Provide expert leadership and oversight of ERP and Ecommerce architecture initiatives.
Drive the selection, implementation, and optimization of ERP and Ecommerce solutions, ensuring seamless integration with existing systems.
Lead the development and maintenance of a comprehensive integration architecture strategy, facilitating data flow between internal and external systems.
Drive the design and implementation of robust integration solutions that enable real-time data exchange, scalability, and security.
Champion customer-centric technology solutions, focusing on enhancing the user experience across digital touchpoints.
Collaborate with Customer Experience teams to align technology architectures with customer needs and expectations.
Build and lead a high-performing team of technology architects and specialists, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.
Mentor and develop team members, providing guidance and opportunities for career growth
Managing a team of 6-8 architects
Vendor And Partner Collaboration
Collaborate with vendors and technology partners to evaluate, select, and implement third-party solutions that align with architecture strategies.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with technology providers.
Security And Compliance
Ensure that technology architectures comply with industry standards and regulatory requirements, with a particular focus on data security and privacy.
Working with the Head of Security to Implement robust cybersecurity measures to safeguard sensitive information
What You’ll Need To Succeed
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Proven experience (8+ years) in technology architecture, with a strong track record in ERP, Ecommerce, Integration, and Customer Technologies.
Solid understanding of modern architectural frameworks, methodologies, and best practices.
Experience in leading cross-functional technology teams and managing technology vendors and partners.
Strong business acumen with the ability to align technology strategies with organizational goals.
Exceptional problem-solving skills and a results-oriented mindset.
Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
We are Chalhoub Group, a leading partner for luxury across the Middle East for over 60 years. By blending our Middle East expertise, deep understanding of the local customer and intimate knowledge of luxury, were dedicated to making every customer experience unforgettable. For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear. Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer. Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work. To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up The Greenhouse, which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles.