Group Chief Information Officer - Conglomerate (10-15 yrs)

Job Description

  • Job Title Group Chief Information


Group CIO

We are in the process of sourcing a Group CIO for MNC to be based at Lagos, Nigeria. The Group is one of the largest business Conglomerates in Nigeria

Job Title : Group CIO - Lagos, Nigeria.
Reporting To : Group MD & Dotted lines to Group CFO

Direct Reports :

- Head of IT infrastructure and Services

- Head of ERP projects and application support

- Head of IT Security, Project, and Data Governance

- Admin Assistant

Objective/Purpose of Job :

- This is a business-facing role with the responsibility for managing Information Systems, Technology operations and IT Security. This includes the identification, management, Support, and delivery of related technology projects to support business growth.

- The role will engage actively with business stakeholders and service partners/providers, and act as the main focal point for all IT service management and project management.

Duties & Responsibilities :

- Strategic & business leadership : Develop and maintain Technology strategy and roadmap in alignment with overall business strategy. Ensuring the delivery of the IT/ERP objectives through business process optimization and efficient solution and services delivery. Continuously adding value to shape and seek out opportunities to improve business performance.

- Building Relationships : build relationships with and win 'hearts and minds' of the Executive team and their respective leadership teams, such that he / she is viewed as an influential leader in facilitating conversations to drive breakthroughs in business performances and in maximizing opportunities and support the IT transformation projects led by the businesses.

- IT Security Compliance & Controls : Promote and sustain delivery of satisfactory compliance and controls for secure environment aligned to respective country compliance standards.

- Talent & Capability : Provide subject matter expertise, coaching and assessment in developing a strong pipeline of talent, inspire the IT team to deliver world class performance and champion significant improvements.

- Vendor Management : Follow the Group Vendor Management policy, manage request for service and request for quote process in coordination with the Group vendor management team, prepare technical specifications for bids/quotes and ensure sustainable and cost-effective vendor performance

- Data Management : Ensure data are used or processed for the purpose set for such data and ensure absolute confidentiality while processing or using personal data. Get the consent of the data subject before collecting, processing, and using data

- Functional delivery: Ensure service levels are maintained including infrastructure, services, projects, and process performance. Effective Management of budget within the unit. Identify and ensure delivery of projects that support delivery of business goals

Remuneration Structure : Overseas Salary/ Savings (Tax Free, Transferred to NRE Bank A/c in India, payable on quarterly basis) + monthly local salary + Performance Bonus (0-6 Months Salary) + Fully furnished Family accommodation + company maintained car with driver + Domestic help allowance + School Fee reimbursement (equivalent to Indian School, Lagos) for 2 children + Medical reimbursement + Insurance for self + LTA to the home country once a year with 30 days leave with tickets.

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