PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) recruits for Chief Technology Officer

Our client, operating in the Nigerian Financial Services Sector seeks to fill the vacant position below: Job Title: Chief Technology OfficerReference Number: 130-PEO00686Department: People & Change NigeriaJob type: PermanentJob DescriptionThe role will be responsible for the provision of professional high quality IT solutions in areas including Systems Development and Implementation, IT Support Services, IT Operational planning, Business Continuity, Strategic IT Planning, amongst others.Roles & ResponsibilitiesTechnical:Ensure the availability of IT Infrastructure to support effective service delivery across all functions within the companyDevelop and implement company-wide information security measuresDirect and oversee usability tests on new software applicationsPlan, implement and control projects related to the selection, acquisition, development, installation and maintenance of major information systemsStrategic Leadership:Develop the IT strategy, plans, policies and procedures in line with the Corporate strategyDevelop IT contracting and procurement strategies based on company approved procedures.Develop and ensure implementation of IT policies and proceduresIT Operational planning and Business continuity:Negotiate and drive the enforcement of Service Level Agreements with contractors to ensure continuous delivery of IT servicesDirect the development and possible implementation of policies in instances of a breach, also known as disaster recovery plansDevelop and implement company-wide information security procedures and evaluating business risks associated with critical IT operationsIdentify and exploit technological innovations and opportunities that assist in achieving organisational objectivesReview software documentation to ensure they are up to date, accurate and sufficiently descriptiveReview the performance of applications to ensure their capacity to support changing business demandsOversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support servicesManage the performance of and provides career development support to all Information Technology staff

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