Job title: CIO/CTO – be HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY - and drive digital adoption for leading EdTech Institution – CAPE TOWN – UP TO R1,2M PA
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: ZAR 1,200,000.00
Location: Cape Town
Job published: 06/06/2023
Job ID: 39188

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for a CIO/Information Manager/CTO/Digital Systems Manager – to be the HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY for a leading EDUCATION INSTITUTION, and to drive the DIGITAL ADOPTION & TRANSFORMATION of this world-class institution.

This role is looking for a strategic, commercially-minded technologist – with a background in application development/management, systems integration, understanding across the data lifecycle, tech strategy and digital adoption, and extensive stakeholder engagement. The ability to steer DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION is a must.

Based in CAPE TOWN this HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY role offers a salary of up to R1,2 million per annum.

This educational institution is focused on providing a wide range of innovative & advanced learning platforms to the tertiary education sector. This EdTech institution is always looking for new & unprecedented training solutions to meet the world’s ever-changing digital needs. They operate according to an energetic, delivery-focused environment and the successful candidate will be passionate about the value of education in today’s digital economy.

As HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY, you will take complete ownership of the institution’s IT, Applications, Digital, and Data landscape through the design, development, delivery, and management of the business’ digital services and resources. This will include providing key strategic input and managing new implementations from initial design all the way through to implementation & completion.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the systems & technologies act to enable the institution’s long-term business and growth strategies. You will lead and manage transformational change throughout the business, equipping the institution to develop as a leader in the tertiary education (online and in-person) industry.

8+ Years experience as either an IT Operations Manager or Information Systems Manager or Applications Tech Lead or CTO.
A technical education (along with, ideally, a business management qualification).
Extensive eCommerce/Fintech/Digital Media industry experience.
New system implementations and integration experience.
Tech strategy experience
Extensive stakeholder engagement experience.