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    • Senior IT Strategy & Innovation Specialist at a Top Company

    Posted: May 12, 2021
    Deadline: May 31, 2021
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  • Senior IT Strategy & Innovation Specialist

    QUALIFICATION: A first degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, and related disciplines (Computer Engineering, Computer with Economics /Mathematics, Management Information Systems, and Electrical/Electronics Engineering) is required.  

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP: Membership of any of the following professional bodies is an added advantage: NCS, CPN, NIM, PMI or ISACA  

    PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Possession of any of the following certifications is required: ITIL Manager, COBIT - Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology

    EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Minimum of 6 years’ experience in IT, of which at least 3 years should be at a managerial level. Experience in IT strategy development is required

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    Strategy development & implementation  

    • Develops strategies to align IT with the business.  

    • Translates strategic objectives into outcome measures represented by metrics and targets related to enterprise benefits.  

    • Fosters innovation within IT to reduce cost and maximize productivity.  

    • Maximizes the linkage between strategic planning and business relationship management.  

    • Develops baseline of current business and IT environment, capabilities, and services against which future requirements can be compared.  

    • Identifies gaps between current business and IT Capabilities and services with reference standards, good practices, and comparative benchmarks.  

    • Drives technology transition efforts across the organization, with major impact in terms of resource allocation and investments.  

    • Aligns and agrees with Enterprise Architecture on proposed enterprise architecture change. 

    • Monitors ITD’s operational activities for alignment to the wider business objectives  

    Innovation   

    • Fosters digital innovation to provide additional business value.  

    • Analysis enterprise interest and potential for adopting new technology and focuses awareness on the best suited opportunities for innovation.  

    • Evaluates identified technologies for enterprise fit and potential value and conducts proof of concept initiatives.   

    • Develops strategies to align IT with the business.  

    • Translates strategic objectives into outcome measures represented by metrics and targets related to enterprise benefits.  

    • Fosters innovation within IT to reduce cost and maximize productivity.  

     IT Forecasting  

    • Owns and maintains the Annual Operating Plan and Demand/Supply Forecast  

    • Translates demand requirements into supply requirements - both manpower and capacity  

    • Helps to identify demand conflicts, recommending escalation where appropriate for resolution, and for balancing the requests for new work with the current workload.  

    Manages the Supply Plan which involves a comparison of forecast versus actual manpower utilization and the identification of actions to resolve manpower constraints. 

    Leadership and management  

    • Participates in the preparation of the office budget.  

    • Supervises and coordinates the review of necessary documents within the office.  

    • Coordinates, plans, and provides direction on processes and administrative function. 

     PEROSONALITY: energetic, driven, adaptable, able to work with no supervision, team spirit, proven leadership and problem-solving skills, willingness to relocate. 

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