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Chief Information Officer – (Telecommunications / IT / Operations / ISO27001 / Technology Management)

As a member of the executive team, the CIO will own the exciting task of improving and enhCA Mining Mining Review Africaancing our in-house telecommunications solutions, working with multiple teams within an agile / lean environm
ent, and creating a culture where team members look forward to coming to work and where high quality software is the norm.
The incumbent will inspire desired teams in order to adopt a high performance culture in a world where development & delivery is moving faster than ever.


  • Develop service offerings to members thereby improving satisfaction and delight levels
  • Involved in business purpose, creating new business opportunities, crossing business boundaries and dimensions, and supports business direction
  • Service offerings may take shape in the form of Seminars, Events, Workshops, software, hardware sales, toolkits
  • To provide the right information, to the right people at the right time so that they can make effective decisions by leveraging the technology
  • Formulation, implementation and control of IM Strategy
  • Develop an IT Architecture that is aligned to the Business Architecture
  • Optimum use of information and technology, business effectiveness, supports business results and is involved in business activity
  • Develop, implement and manage IT governance, security, change management principles, etc
  • Development and enhancement of business applications, website and other relevant applications in line with business objectives
  • IM Programme and Project Management
  • Development of a programme and project management methodology
  • Methodology (initiation, planning, controlling, execution, and implementation
  • Management of IT (applications and infrastructure)
  • Accountable for IT change management as it relates to any hardware, applications, software and/ or software code within the organisation
  • Formulation of contractual relationships and management of all IT related vendors
  • Accountable for return on investment and Total cost of ownership measurements and returns as it relates to IT spend

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, engineering or related field is preferred. Master’s degree in either of these fields or Master of Business Administration with technology as a core component preferred.
  • 15 years of progressive IT leadership experience in a global organization.
  • Previous CIO or significant divisional IT leadership is required. Technology industry experience is highly desirable, but other relevant backgrounds will be considered.
  • Enterprise technology experience is critical
  • Engineering/product delivery experience as well would be ideal.
  • Proven success serving as a strong change agent and leader, with a track record of elevating IT at the most senior levels in an organization and partnering as a trusted peer to the business.
  • Global experience