Chief Technology Officer

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

  • AvailabilityPermanent
  • Experience7+ Years
  • SalaryR1,000,000.00 - R1,200,000.00
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Chief Technology Officer

Chief Information Officer (CIO)Gauteng

The ideal candidate will have strong business acumen and be a strategic thinker. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another relevant field. We are looking for a CTO with previous experience in a leadership position, as you will be working as both our technology and business expert alongside our CEO. If you are capable of using technological trends to help us build our business strategy

CTO Job Responsibilities

  • Must have a proven track record working within the digital and innovation space
  • Develop the technical aspects of our company’s strategy
  • Research any new technologies that may potentially increase our company’s competitive advantage
  • Create a timeline for the development and deployment of technology services
  • Assist other departments in using technology effectively
  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators and metrics
  • Keep track of IT budgets in order to update the performance of technology
  • Ensure the IT budget has no unnecessary expenses
  • Reduce the risk of technological breaches
  • Protect sensitive digital information
  • Respond to feedback from stakeholders and use it to make improvements or adjustments needed to our technology
  • Make executive decisions regarding our company’s technological needs
  • Manage digital assets
  • Deploy and implement a disaster recovery plan in the event of a breach
  • Plan and implement appropriate use policies for employees
  • Develop and implement all of our internal communication systems, including email and messaging
  • Develop and implement networking safeguards
  • Communicate our technology strategy to our partners as well as investors

CTO Job Requirements

  • BSc or BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or another similar field
  • MBA or similarly relevant graduate degree would be an asset
  • Previous work experience as a Chief Technology Officer or another similar leadership role
  • Comprehension of budgets
  • Understanding of business planning
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities
  • Able to conduct research and analyses of technology
  • Knowledge of technology trends
  • Able to use current technological trends to build a business strategy
  • Analytical
  • Strategic thinker
  • Problem-solving
  • Education Tertiary Degree
  • Experience 7+ Years

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