Chief Information Officer (CIO) Summary
Provide technology vision and leadership in developing and implementing IT solutions to continuously improve the organizations technical capabilities and improve company performance.
Chief Information Officer (CIO) Requirements
- 10+ years of experience leading and supporting information systems and information technology. Designing and implementing DR centers and plans.
- Experience to shared and outsourced solutions, as well as in-house and communication systems in a multi-site client-server environment
- Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science, or related degree. Master’s degree preferred.
- Strong business acumen, budgeting, negotiating with vendors and understanding how technology impacts business goals
- Strong communication and leadership skills
Chief Information Officer (CIO) Responsibilities
- Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve company goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization.
- Develop a long-term technology road map along with interim plans to provide immediate short-term improvements in existing systems.
- Continually monitor the plan and revise as needed to anticipate and adequately meet future needs.
- Develops and leads IT professionals focusing on motivating, developing, and retaining IT talent
- Balance strategy and execution and work closely with the leadership team to deliver business outcomes through the alignment of resources and technology that overcome challenges and meet opportunities.
- Establish and maintain strategic IT service provider partnerships.
- Advise and recommend opportunities to optimize service levels and cross-collaboration between IT and business leaders.
- Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including PCs, laptop computers, tablets and other mobile devices, servers, operating systems, applications, hardware, software, and peripherals.
- Lead the firm’s technology committee and gain consensus for new technologies and policies.
- Develops and maintains department budgets.
- Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.