CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (CTO) – NAIROBI
Our client based in Nairobi is a leading end-to-end ICT solutions service provider based in Nairobi, Kenya and they are looking forward to filling a Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The ideal candidate will provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business.
The CTO will be the first technology go-to expert and will play an integral role in setting the company’s strategic direction, development and future growth. Overseeing the overall technology development and technology utilization plan and managing all information technology resources of our company will be desirable.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
. Providing technical leadership at the enterprise level and serve an integral role in operations and business development.
. Developing objectives and strategies for the implementation of innovative solutions while optimizing existing systems, applications, and information.
. Making recommendations and present business advantages for technology initiatives and improvements.
. Leading the team in identifying, comparing, selecting, and implementing technology solutions and partnerships to meet current and future needs.
. Tracking and controlling the developments of annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing, staffing and technology operations.
. Designing and leading the implementation of the strategy for technology while ensuring the implementation and enforcement of technology standards across the organization.
. Advocating and communicating technology capabilities internally and externally, including leadership, Utilities Board, customers, partners, and vendors.
. Sharing information and developing a collective understanding of programs and issues.
. Managing technology budgets and time frames.
. Staying on top of technology trends and developments.
. Ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards.
. BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
. MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus.
. At least 5 (Five) years of managerial experience.
. Proven experience as a CTO or similar leadership role.
. Hands-on experience with complex project management.
. Outstanding communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
. Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
. Effective negotiation and vendor management skills.
. Results oriented with attention to details.
. Proactive problem solver.
. Attention to details.
MONTHLY GROSS SALARY: Ksh. 150,000 – 200,000
- Job Application Details HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates to send CVs and Cover Letters to [email protected] with the subject 'Chief Technology Officer'