Operations Director



We are currently seeking an Operations Director with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar role for a high-profile project in Abu Dhabi. This is a high profile, high security project working in the field of security.  This pivotal role needs an experienced professional who has previously been responsible for:

  • Overseeing network infrastructure and systems functionality
  • Being responsible for device and password management
  • Managing teams of technicians, system engineers and other IT staff
  • Ultimately, you will ensure the IT systems are secure, consistent and reliable.



  • Maintain and optimize local company networks and servers.
  • Be responsible for device and password management.
  • Oversee data backup and system security operations (e.g. user authorization, firewalls).
  • Manage installations, upgrades and configurations of hardware and software.
  • Assess system performance and recommend improvements.
  • Resolve issues escalated by technicians and engineers.
  • Ensure data is handled, transferred or processed according to legal and company guidelines.
  • Provide support and guidance to stakeholders via help desk.
  • Control costs and budgets regarding IT systems.
  • Manage contracts with vendors (e.g. development platforms, telecommunication companies, password managers) and software licenses.
  • Develop IT policies and practices.
  • Prepare reports and ensure optimal performance and maintain records of service level agreements.
  • Determine availability of systems and IT networks and applications.



  • Proven experience as IT Operations Manager.
  • Experience with system installation, configuration and analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of networks and cloud computing.
  • Knowledge of data protection operations and legislation (e.g. GDPR).
  • Leadership and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Problem-solving aptitude.
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, IT or relevant field.


An excellent package is on offer for the right candidate, including flights, accommodation, healthcare and salary tax benefits.

For more information or a confidential chat, please email Rachael.milne@aspira.ie or call + 353 21 235 2550. Alternatively, you can apply through the form on the right.

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