Sets the mission and vision of the IT Organization to foster the desired culture.
Provides strategic direction for all business wide IT operations, including infrastructure and architecture, applications development, re-engineering business processes, networks, outsourcing, and computer and auxiliary operations and support and integration following applications development and security following infrastructure
Partners with the business leadership to define their operational strategy and facilitate the delivery.
Builds relationships and create synergies across the business to ensure the most cost-effective and innovative shared solutions.
Plans and delivers the annual expense and capital expenditure budget for the IT Department.
Manages the budget to ensure consistency with the organization's overall strategic objectives.
Works with all functions and the IT Senior Management Team to develop a "people" strategy that is aligned with the internal Blue Eagle strategy to meet the group business objectives
Stays current in new technologies and platforms; identifying which emerging technologies might be assimilated and integrated with the organization to ensure the future IT capabilities respond to the needs of the business in terms of future growth.
Drives innovation and seeks out creative solutions to existing and future business challenges.
Serves on Business Planning and Policy-making Committees; drive the development of business technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers values to the business.
Provides leadership, coaching and direction to the IT leadership team and employees.
Assists HR with the recruitment, hiring and appropriate induction of staff whenever required.
Builds relationships and manage the performance of both suppliers and vendors.
Develop, review and certify all information security policies, maintain business integrity, provide for service continuity and ensure all disaster recovery procedures are sound and fit for purpose.
Analyze and assess existing digital assets and setting out the overall digital strategy for the business
The Successful Applicant
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field; or relevant equivalent recent work experience.