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Chief Information Officer [CLOSED]

Full Time 2000.00 GBP Type: Monthly

About the company

About Generation Success:

At Generation Success, we are first and foremost an international team on a mission to create a world where your career is not determined by your birth.

Our company ethos is Ubuntu which means "I am who I am because of who we all are". Meaning that we work collaboratively, we learn, we make mistakes and we win together on our journey to achieve our organisational mission. Our team is spread out across the UK, EU, Asia and Africa. Everyone is treated equally and is expected to own their role and add value where possible.

If you are looking to join a growing company with long-term prospects and growth potential, then apply today and be part of the GS family.

What we do:

We deliver mentoring, workshops and recruitment services to young people from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds to enable them to get into their desired jobs / careers. Some of our stats

  • Placing almost 150 young people in roles in 2021
  • Supporting 10,000 people
  • Creating over 2,500 mentoring relationships

Equal employer

What we look for is hunger, desire and adaptability. So if you feel that you are capable to empower our mission then we welcome your application

About the role

Do you want to join a company that is changing the world?

We are seeking a CIO executive who will be in charge of the technology infrastructure of the company and lead on automation using Zoho as central tool. You will be managing our computer systems with duties including assessing current processes, automation, recommending improvements and directing the team on the best processes.

Note: Only full-time applicants will be accepted as the role is not applicable for freelancers & third-party agents

Working hours: 9am - 5pm UK time [Weekdays only]

Accountabilities:

  • Creating business value through technology
  • Overseeing the development of service system & platforms
  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits
  • Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve experience
  • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance within the organization
  • Oversee the technological infrastructure (networks and computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance
  • Direct and organize IT-related projects
  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage
  • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions
  • Establishing IT policies, strategies, and standards
  • Building processes for data protection and quality assurance

About you

Person specification

  • Experience as CIO or similar managerial role
  • Desirable knowledge of Zoho system & automation
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
  • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • A strong strategic and business mindset
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

What's in it for you?

What do you get?

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Unique personal and professional development opportunities that will set you apart from your peers including:
    • Career Coaching Programme
    • External one to one mentors who work within your role and area of interest
    • World-class training from the best in the business
    • A supportive, inclusive culture underpinned by our values and Ubuntu philosophy (meaning ‘I am because we are’)
    • Access to all Generation Success events, led by senior leaders and industry professionals

How to apply?

Send your CV along with your application and let us know why you're best suited for this role.

Generation Success

Do you want to join a company that is changing the world?

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