Chief Information Officer – Fruit Agriculture (Exports)

  • Full Time
  • Addo
  • Posted 5 months ago
  • Applications have closed

Head up the IT Department consisting of 6 direct reports = 3 IT manager and IT Engineers

10 Technicians / Learnerships support system


Key Responsibilities:

Use Syspro ERP

Strategic Planning: adapt, implement and maintain the IT Strategy within  business goals/strategy

Financial Management which requires the management and monitoring of Capital and Expenditure budgets as well as management and oversight of Vendor agreements

Human Resource management of both the IT Systems and Technical teams

Ensuring IT Governance excellence by enforcing IT policies/standards, maintaining the IT Risk Register and overseeing the implementation of Cybersecurity Measures and Disaster Recovery plans

Oversee the management of all IT applications’ life-cycles to ensure employees can perform their duties optimally

Oversight and management of the company’s IT infrastructure for optimal performance and support of department goals, including LAN, WAN and remote access

Formal reporting to the Board of Directors on all matters related to IT -Strategy, Governance, Risks, Cybersecurity and Projects.

Responsible for capex projects


Minimum Requirements

B.SC Computer Science with mathematics

8-10 years’ experience within the corporate IT environment.

All-round and sound knowledge of IT Applications, systems and infrastructure. Competencies 3+ years of working with MS SQL Server, SQL Scripting & Data schemes.

Must have a good background with development and software , understanding the challenges.

Must be able to manage the technical networks, servers and cyber security

Strong client service orientation.

Strategic and Leadership skills.

Professional communication skills.

Developing, coaching and mentoring talent.

Strong aptitude for problem solving.

Organizational skills and ability to run multiple tasks.

Report writing.

Ability to function well under pressure and work to deadlines.

Ideally residing in Addo / Kirkwood valley.


*** Candidates not contacted within 14 days of CV submission can consider their applications as unsuccessful.