Chief Information Officer (CIO) (Job Grade P3)

Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Salary: R1 497 705 - R2 396 329 Total Cost to Company p/a - 5-year contract appointment
Recruiter: HR Genie
Job Ref: E080001
Summary: CIO



Job Description

Job Purpose:

To build an enabling and intelligent work environment by providing vision and leadership for the strategic development, implementation and management of information, information resources, telecommunications, and information technology that supports the business’ mission and strategic goals. The CIO must collaborate effectively with other senior leaders in order to define, articulate and champion the ways in which technology can meet and relate to the business while providing high-level strategy and leadership as a member of the executive team.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline.

  • A minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in IT with at least 10-12 years as an IT Manager.

Key performance areas:                                           

  • To provide strategic vision and leadership to the group and to ensure alignment with the organisational strategy;

  • To participate in executive decision-making and corporate governance processes ;

  • To ensure operational coherence and consistency across different divisions in the group;

  • To strategically direct and monitor operational performance and the maintenance and improvement of service delivery standards across divisions within the group;

  •  To co-ordinate and manage relevant stakeholder interactions and fora and to present mandated positions;

  • To oversee and direct strategic and business planning and budgeting for the group and to present the group strategic and business plan in the Commission strategy and planning sessions;

  •  To monitor the coherent implementation of the approved business plan and to intervene where necessary;

  • To monitor adherence to human resource, financial and administrative policies and procedures in the group;

  • To ensure the proper administration, governance and risk management of the group.

    Background verification, including criminal record and citizenship checks as well as a competency assessment will form part of the selection process. It is the applicants'' responsibility to have their foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

CIPC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representivity in accordance with the approved employment equity plan.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by CIPC.

If you do not hear from us within two months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

CIPC reserves the right not to fill an advertised position.

Kindly note that faxed, emailed, posted and or hand delivered applications will not be considered.

For inquiries related to the job content please contact Mr. Rory Voller at 012 -----

Should you experience any difficulty in applying please contact the CIPC Recruitment Office at 012 -----/3912.

Closing date: 30 October 2020


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