Chief Information Officer

An investment organisation based in the northern suburbs is seeking the expertise of a Chief Information Officer to formulate, plan, implement and manage the company’s technology strategy in support of its business strategy. The incumbent is responsible to drive the delivery of world-class technology systems and services that will enable the business’s growth aspirations. The incumbent is responsible to establish sound Governance and Policies aligned to all regulatory requirements and is responsible for managing the performance of an IT specialist management team.(EE position)

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer Science degree
At least 10 years’ experience of transforming and managing significant Information Systems services
Experience of IT service procurement and outsourcing as well as negotiating quality, cost-effective services
A clear understanding of the key issues affecting the investment management industry
Experience of working with a team to develop and implement a business focused Information Systems and information security strategies that will effectively support business needs
Evidence of delivering high quality, user focused services
Understanding of the issues relating to effective service delivery while managing conflicting user priorities and needs
Experience of contributing to the development and implementation of effective management information systems that aid the decision-making process
Experience on management of multiple projects with multiple stakeholders
Evidence of contribution to major transformation and building teams during change
Leadership skills, including the ability to manage in a modern, empowering way
A sound understanding of programme and project management and a track record of delivering and enabling large-scale complex change programmes
Procurement and negotiation skills

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