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Glencore Learnership – Chief Information Officer

Website Glencore

Job Description:

We are currently looking to hire a Chief Information Officer for our Group Technology Department.

The role will require significant experience in global or large-scale regional software deployment and infrastructure programs, as well as in depth knowledge of current and upcoming trends in the IT field. • This role is required to implement an information technology (IT) strategy that meets the company’s business needs, delivers optimal return on investment, and maintains utmost security.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple work streams, both internal, external, and regulatory.
  • Reporting directly to the Group’s Executive Management, this role maintains full responsibility for the Group’s portfolio of information systems programs and IT infrastructure.
  • Management of the Group’s IT infrastructure ensuring high availability, disaster recovery and appropriate security are achieved.
  • Responsible for the Group’s IT costs to ensure these are matched to long-term business goals and strategic benefits, with full custody for budgets, contracts, licensing and related IT costs.
  • Accountable for new software development / deployment programs with strong focus on scope, budget, and timelines.
  • Monitor changes in the technology sector to discover ways the group can improve its competitiveness, enhance customer service, generate internal process efficiency and strengthen security.
  • Provide consistent and clear communication between all project stakeholders.
  • Develop recommendations to the executive management to implement strategic initiatives accordingly.
  • Ensure buy-in of key global stakeholders on all strategic and operational initiatives / projects.
  • Formulate and maintain corporate IT strategies and policies.
  • Collaborate with members of the executive team to identify ways IT can assist the group in achieving business and financial goals.
  • Build and manage IT teams covering software and infrastructure with a focus on global delivery and business support.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in programming and business analysis.
  • Formal Project / Program qualification, for example PRINCE2.
  • Results oriented / self-directed ability to drive change in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Experienced team leader, project manager and cross-function program manager, with proven strong leadership skills and experience to manage and motivate IT teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Good understanding of IT infrastructure technology such as Azure, DevOps, Cisco / Fortinet, Active Directory, Exchange, etc.
  • Excellent ability to conceptualize long-term business goals and develop orderly processes to accomplish those goals.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current and anticipated global trends in corporate IT environments.
  • At least 10 to 15 years’ experience in global or large-scale regional Systems delivery projects (SDLC, ERP and Infrastructure).
  • Working knowledge of software development methodologies, including waterfall, iterative and incremental methodologies (SCRUM preferred).
  • Genuine and keen interest in Access World’s business, and not operate in “IT / Systems” silos.
  • Active engagement with various aspects of the business, understand and relate to the challenges and hurdles faced across departments and provide pro-active support to the complex IT needs across the company.
  • Experience in system / application architecture design preferred.

Job Details:

Company: Glencore

Job Category: Private

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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