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  • Posted: Oct 22, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Welcome to the Michael Page global company profile. Michael Page has four decades of expertise in professional services recruitment. We were established in London in 1976, and over this period we've grown organically to become one of the best-known and most respected consultancies, with an office network spanning six continents. While size has its advantages...
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    Chief Information Officer

    Chief Information Officer

    • Experienced Chief Information Officer with Financial Services experience
    • Extensive IT and Digital experience required

    About Our Client

    • The client, based in Pretoria, falls within the Financial Services industry and provides products across long term and short term insurance as well as transactional banking products.

    Job Description

    The Chief Information Officer is responsible for driving the IT and Digital strategy for the organisation. The role has a dual function in guiding and driving the IT strategy implementation across the operating entities for the business. In addition, the Chief Information Officer is responsible for the following:

    • IT strategy for the business.
    • Participate in Quarterly Planning for the business, as well as in collaboration with other business units.
    • Manage the deployment and maintenance of IT solutions.
    • Manage the relationships with vendors and partners.
    • Engage with Infrastructure & Operations team to ensure successful implementation of IT solutions.
    • Ensure down time managed in accordance with SLA's.
    • Manage the service levels of suppliers (internal and external) of applications across business lines.
    • Develop solutions in the area of client interaction.
    • Provide input to product houses with regards to systems requirement for the segment.
    • Ensure alignment with group.
    • Application architecture.
    • Platform architecture.
    • Business architecture.

    The Successful Applicant
    Qualifications And Experience

    • Post graduate degree in Computer Science, or similar.
    • 10 years IT experience, a minimum of 5 years at management level.
    • Proven experience in the SDLC.
    • Financial Services experience an advantage.
    • Experience in managing an IT team.
    • Experience in implementation of industry strength IT platforms/solutions.
    • Experience as both a consumer and supplier of IT services an advantage.

    What's On Offer

    • R1,700,000 Cost To Company per annum - R2,000,000 Cost To Company per annum

    Contact: Robyn Stainbank
    Quote job ref: JN-102020-1239054

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Michael Page on to apply

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