CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER (CIO) / IT DIRECTOR
The Recruiters
paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
2d ago
source : Executive Placements

With their head office in Paarl and subsidiaries based in Johannesburg, Freestate and Western Cape, the group has 800 employees across 6 business units.

They operate across the entire supply chain, from field to fork.

Responsibilities :

  • Translating the overall vision of the group into a strategic and tactical plan for the IT
  • Determine milestones and roadmap for the IT strategy that fits the group
  • Identify and evaluating IT opportunities across the group
  • Manage project portfolio with deadlines and priority setting with the Steering Committee.
  • Decisions on insourcing / outsourcing and hosting
  • Determine suitable metrics to assess progress and regular update to business units management / the groups Board
  • Position IT within the different business units as a business partner and transformation driver
  • Create data-driven tools to make decisions
  • Digitize workflows where possible / process thinking
  • Support all functional divisions : operations, QC, Logistics, Finance, Sales, Purchasing, HR
  • Manage, inspire and expand the groups IT & Digital team : Can do approach!
  • Design, implementation + support
  • Interdepartmental team with champions in each of the business units
  • Core team
  • Set out infrastructure and IT architecture requirements for the group
  • IT hardware decisions
  • Applications (MS Navision, Datagear)
  • Storage / data-warehousing
  • Integration Data base
  • Reporting / Rendering (Power BI / Jet)
  • IT budgeting across each business unitt / monthly Management Accounts
  • Medium and Long term IT strategy
  • Manage external service providers (Ravenscroft / Dipar / Linc etc), set parameters
  • Energize and lead the ICT Group Steering Committee
  • Report directly to Group MD
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